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Missouri State Recognizes Student-Athletes for Academic Excellence

Jan. 17, 2012

SPRINGFIELD -- More than half of Missouri State University's student-athletes posted a 3.0 grade-point average during the fall 2011 semester, Director of Athletics Kyle Moats announced today (Jan. 17) with the release of his Athletics Director's Honor Roll for the recently-completed semester.

This semester's AD Honor Roll features 193 student-athletes which accounts for 51 percent of the 378 participants in MSU's 16 intercollegiate programs. 

The women's swimming and diving program has the most representatives on the list with 25, followed by the women's cross country and track program with 22, women's soccer with 21 and football with 20. 

A total of 31 student-athletes posted perfect 4.0 GPAs during the fall semester, including five players on both the women's soccer and women's track teams.

All honorees will be recognized at halftime of Wednesday's MSU men's basketball game against No. 18 Creighton at JQH Arena (7:05 p.m.). 

A complete list of honor roll recipients is below, listed by sport:


Baseball (15)
Dylan Becker, Chris Bonk, Tyler Burgess, Eric Cheray, Aaron Conway, Grant Gordon, Jacob Hall, Joey Hawkins, Landon Jarrett, Danny McMurtrey, Zach Merciez, Clay Murphy, Nick Petree, Brent Seifert, Conor Smith.

Field Hockey (18)
Steph Anderson, Andrea Bain, Casey Bayliss, Sarah Cusick, Abbey Heller, Marisa Hendel, Lauren Lewandowski, Kelsey Lomax, Ramie Masters, Chelsey Medlock, Katie Mulloy, Kristi O'Connor, Jennifer Portell, Catrina Schmidt, Lori Sinclair, Reiann Stoute, Laura Tavares, Claire Troll.

Football (20)
Jake Arthur, Andrew Beisel, Jordan Chiles, Eric Christophel, Erik Dahl, Hunter Hays, David Ingram, Mitchell Jenkins, Andrew Jordan, Kurt Kutter, Jake Lasater, James McDonald, Caleb Schaffitzel, Wes Stammers, Geoff Stanford, Ian Starnes, Matt Swan, Matt Thayer, Austin Witmer, Daniel Wood.

Men's Basketball (7)
Michael Bizoukas, Corey Copeland, Christian Kirk, Jermaine Mallett, Isaiah Rhine, Nathan Scheer, Kyle Weems.

Men's Golf (5)
Mark Karlsen, Nick Langley, Eric Straub, Adam Welch, Daily Young.

Men's Soccer (10)
Cole Alexander, Brandon Besong, Pedro Cardenas, Jared Gain, Eric Martin, Heath Melugin, Ryan Navarre, Paul Paradise, Andrew Riggs, Hayden Sander.

Men's Swimming & Diving (13)
Amir Arbel, Michal Bulak, Chris Carpenter, Jake Coleman, Bryson Cramer, Aaron Dennis, Yuri Garanito, Daan Jansen, Isaac McKnight, Max Pratt, Jared Roberts, Tyler Saltzberry, Matthew Wilson.

Softball (14)
Ashley Brentz, Kerri Cunningham, Amber Dreher, Heather Duckworth, Erin Duewel, Lauren Eisenreich, Chelsea Jones, Rebecca McPherson, Stevie Pierce, Tyler Porter, Raeven Replogle, Jenna Schwark, Alissa Trickey, Savannah Wiggins.

Volleyball (11)
Olivia Brand, Melissa Gmur, Maddy Hogan, Kaitlin Jaeger, MaryJo Kolze, Ashley Mason, Courtney McCarter, Kelley Michnowicz, Tiffany Moe, Calli Norman, Shelby Strang.

Women's Basketball (5)
Lacey Boshe, Karly Buer, Christiana Shorter, Bry Snow, Kenzie Williams.

Women's Golf (7)
Emma Clegg, Hermine Greyling, Emily Matthews, Emily Potts, Megan Thompson, Renske van Lent, Kelsey Welber.

Women's Soccer (21)
Tara Bailes, Logan Bisbee, Kelly Caldwell, Christine Cross, Grace Cross, Maggie Dickson, Kelsey Fouch, Jennifer Hamlin, Adrianne Kalogerou, Tiffany Laughlin, Sarah Linsin, Michelle Mayne-Nicholls, Jeslynne McGrath, Brooke Oostendorp, Jordan Reppell, Jessica Roberts, Bethany Smith, Michelle Sommer, Jessica Teahan, Chelsea Voet, Nia Williams.

Women's Swimming & Diving (25)
Skylar Allen, Roni Balzam, Brynne Buell, Liz Chollet, Chelsea Dirks-Ham, Dimitra Drakopoulou, Janke Engelbrecht, Kristin Grott, Megan Holthoff, Paige Koebbe, Katie Lindeman, Hannah Molden, Shannon Myer, Marta Nogueroles, Laura Peterson, Alyssa Powers, Dawn Richerson, Sierra Ross, Renata Sander, Zenetta Slabbert, Ali Stauffer, Kaylee Steffen, Torrie Villasenor, Caroline Williams, Brianna Willoughby.

Women's Cross Country / Track & Field (22)
Emily Beaver, Jordan Bond, Emma Burditt, Shawnisha Damisch, Jessica Dantin, Alyx Dull, Erin Edwards, Erin Fountain, Katelynn Geier, Kimsue Grant, Kiesha Hayes, Lisa Imgrund, Jeláni Kelly, Althia Maximilien, Kelsey McCowen, Terry Phillips, Dana Roberson, Haley Scott, Monica Smith, Ashton Stubbs, Maggie Sutor, Nicole Thate.