Sixty-six Ashland University spring 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 Thursday (June 1) morning.
Thirty-three Eagles earned spots on the GLIAC All-Academic Excellence teams (cumulative grade-point average of 3.50 or better), while 33 Ashland student-athletes landed on the GLIAC All-Academic teams (cumulative GPA of 3.0-3.49).
Women's outdoor track and field led the Ashland All-Academic Excellence rolls with 10 honorees, while the men's outdoor track and field team (nine) had the highest number of student-athletes on the All-Academic squad.
GLIAC ACADEMIC ALL-EXCELLENCE (33)
BASEBALL (4) – Edmond Pilolli, Tyler Seymour, Adam Vasil, Ivan Wortman.
MEN'S GOLF (3) – Jeremy Hanna, Frank Steffen, Chandler Walnsch.
WOMEN'S GOLF (2) – Morgan Eib, Kaitlin Neumann.
SOFTBALL (6) – Halle Dorko, Ally Farrah, Laura Girgash, Katie Manahan, Jenny Raguz, Hannah Stroe.
MEN'S OUTDOOR TRACK AND FIELD (8) – Bryn Campbell, Daniel Fridley, Zach Humrichouser, Steven Kapes, Andrew Nagoette, Tyler Sievert, Jim Toth, Ryan VanCauwenbergh.
WOMEN'S OUTDOOR TRACK AND FIELD (10) – Austin Borton, Haley Gregory, Marlecia Holston, Tiarra Kick, Nuri Lee, Linda Morales, Lydia Ott, Abigail Shafer, Alexis Smith, Megan Tomei.
GLIAC ALL-ACADEMIC (33)
BASEBALL (8) – Derek Baker, Ryan Curtis, Mike Gentile, Ryan Lowe, Greg Ludwig, Chris Slavik, Luke Smith, J.P. Sorma.
MEN'S GOLF (2) – Ethan Blough, Austin Kondratick.
WOMEN'S GOLF (2) – Kayleigh McHugh, Monica Torda.
SOFTBALL (5) – Sadie Cunningham, Kalene Freshour, Audrey Manahan, Katie Mitchell, Abbie Sgro.
MEN'S OUTDOOR TRACK AND FIELD (9) – Jonathan Albaugh, Trent Balduff, Jacob Bon, Alex Hill, Aubrey Jordan, Tyler Lance, Thomas Menyes, William Robinson, Nick Zak.
WOMEN'S OUTDOOR TRACK AND FIELD (7) – Sam Birchall, Jackie Genetin, Marie Hammer, Natalie Helenthal, Mackenzie Leigh, Tiffany Pryce, Mackenzie Sheperd.
The entire Ashland University athletic department sported a cumulative GPA of 3.43 for the spring 2017 semester.
For the full 2016-17 academic year, Ashland student-athletes earned 216 GLIAC academic honors – 102 All-Academic Excellence and 114 All-Academic.
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 spring semester of 2017.