Seventy-four Ashland University winter student-athletes have earned Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference academic recognition, as the conference's All-Academic Excellence and All-Academic lists were released on Tuesday (April 11) morning.
Thirty Eagles earned spots on the GLIAC All-Academic Excellence teams (cumulative grade-point average of 3.50 or better), while 44 Ashland student-athletes landed on the GLIAC All-Academic teams (cumulative GPA of 3.0-3.49).
The Ashland winter team with the greatest representation on the All-Academic Excellence team was the women's indoor track team (nine), while the wrestling team (12) had the highest number of student-athletes on the All-Academic squad.
GLIAC ACADEMIC ALL-EXCELLENCE (30)
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL (6) – Maddie Dackin, Andi Daugherty, Rachelle Morrison, Kelsey Peare, Laina Snyder and Julie Worley.
WOMEN'S SWIMMING (4) – Destiny Camp, Grace Reichard, Zoe Scarpone and Erin Staley.
MEN'S INDOOR TRACK AND FIELD (8) – Daniel Fridley, Alex Hill, Zach Humrichouser, Steven Kapes, Andrew Nageotte, Tyler Sievert, Jim Toth and Ryan VanCauwenbergh.
WOMEN'S INDOOR TRACK AND FIELD (9) – Austin Borton, Haley Gregory, Marlecia Holston, Tiarra Kick, Nuri Lee, Linda Morales, Lydia Ott, Abigail Shafer and Alexis Smith.
WRESTLING (3) – Jerry Fenner III, Danny Morell and Bret Romanzak.
GLIAC ALL-ACADEMIC (44)
MEN'S BASKETBALL (5) – Nick Bapst, Adrian Cook, Ben Haraway, Jay Slone and Brandon Wagner.
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL (1) – Alex Henning.
MEN'S SWIMMING (7) – Ryan Deemer, Christopher Georgiadis, Keegan Goeke, Chris Martucci, Patrick Mikal, Nicholas Noe and John Scalli.
WOMEN'S SWIMMING (3) – Julia Grady, Michaela Teague and Megan Schultz.
MEN'S INDOOR TRACK AND FIELD (9) – Jon Albaugh, Trent Balduff, Jacob Bon, Bryn Campbell, Aubrey Jordan, Tyler Lance, Thomas Menyes, William Robinson and Nick Zak.
WOMEN'S INDOOR TRACK AND FIELD (7) – Sam Birchall, Jackie Genetin, Marie Hammer, Natalie Helenthal, MacKenzie Leigh, Tiffany Pryce and Mackenzie Shepard.
WRESTLING (12) – Brent Fickel, Michael Labry, Josh Mason, Grady Millick, Chandler Minnard, Jordan Murphy, Jared Pack, Christian Price, Tyler Shank, Colton Ullman, Sebastian Vidika and Kyle Wahl.
As a whole, the GLIAC recognized 799 winter All-Academic Excellence (400) and All-Academic (399) student-athletes.
Criteria states the student-athlete must be an active member on the roster at the end of the season, not a freshman or a first-year transfer student. Grades are based on marks from the fall semester of 2016.
The entire Ashland University athletic department sported a cumulative GPA of 3.09 for the fall 2016 semester.