Sixty-two Ashland University student-athletes have earned Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference academic recognition, as the conference's 2018 spring All-Academic Excellence and All-Academic lists were released on Thursday (May 31) morning.
Twenty-five Eagles earned spots on the GLIAC All-Academic Excellence teams (cumulative grade-point average of 3.50 or better), while 37 Ashland student-athletes landed on the GLIAC All-Academic teams (cumulative GPA of 3.00-3.49).
The entire list of 2018 spring Ashland GLIAC All-Academic Excellence and All-Academic honorees follows:
2018 SPRING GLIAC ALL-ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE (25)
BASEBALL (2) – Alex Laikos, Vince Vanata.
MEN'S GOLF (2) – Frank Steffen, Chandler Walnsch.
WOMEN'S GOLF (2) – Morgan Eib, Logan Pottorf.
SOFTBALL (7) – Kylie Asmus, Halle Dorko, Laura Girgash, Cassie Haight, Katie Manahan, Camille Pollutro, Paige Summers.
MEN'S OUTDOOR TRACK AND FIELD (7) – Daniel Fridley, Dylan Kipp, Andrew Nageotte, Tyler Sievert, Jacob Sprague, Jim Toth, Ryan VanCauwenbergh.
WOMEN'S OUTDOOR TRACK AND FIELD (5) – Haley Gregory, Cassidy Newburg, Tiffany Pryce, Abigail Shafer, Paula Wollenslegel.
2018 SPRING GLIAC ALL-ACADEMIC (37)
BASEBALL (7) – Ryan Curtis, Greg Ludwig, Carson Mittermaier, Michael Rogers, Mac Schoenman, Chris Slavik, Zack Whitehead.
MEN'S GOLF (3) – Austin Kondratick, Cole Smith, Patrick Steffen.
WOMEN'S GOLF (2) – Krystal Hu, Monica Torda.
SOFTBALL (6) – Sadie Cunningham, Dayna Denner, Bree Gill, Paige McMenemy, Katie Mitchell, Hannah Stroe.
MEN'S OUTDOOR TRACK AND FIELD (10) – Trent Balduff, Jacob Bon, Arthur Greenlee IV, Alex Hill, Tyler Lance, Paul Murray, Jared Ryder, Kyle Shively, Nick Zak, Zack Zollinger.
WOMEN'S OUTDOOR TRACK AND FIELD (9) – Gariana Bercheni, Samantha Didion, Gianna DiPippo, Marie Hammer, Natalie Helenthal, Ellie Jindra, Mackenzie Leigh, Lydia Ott, Megan Tomei.
Ashland student-athletes earned 223 GLIAC academic citations during the entire 2017-18 academic/athletic year – 99 All-Academic Excellence and 124 All-Academic.
The entire Ashland University athletic department sported a cumulative GPA of 3.22 for the spring 2018 semester.
Criteria states a student-athlete who earns All-GLIAC academic recognition 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 2018. The GLIAC as a whole had 814 spring academic honorees – 432 All-Academic Excellence and 382 All-Academic.