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PAC Recognizes 52 Titan Student-Athletes on 2013 Spring Academic Honor Roll

Friday, June 21, 2013

GREENVILLE, Pa. -The Presidents' Athletic Conference (PAC) recognized 52 Westminster College student-athletes who were named to the PAC Spring 2013 Academic Honor Roll on Friday.

The PAC Academic Honor Roll recognizes student-athletes on varsity sports teams who have earned a grade-point average (GPA) of 3.6 or higher on a 4.0 scale during their semester of competition. The Spring 2013 total represents a 15.9 percent increase from the Spring 2012 PAC Academic Honor Roll, which featured 359 student-athletes.

The combined total of student-athletes recognized on the 2012-13 PAC Academic Honor Rolls (431 Fall, 421 Spring) is 852, which is 117 more than the previous all-time conference record of 735, established during the 2010-11 academic year.

Click here for the complete PAC Academic Honor Roll for the Spring 2013 semester.

The following is a listing of the 52 Westminster student-athletes recognized on the PAC Spring 2013 Academic Honor Roll:

Please note the following designations: (1) = First Team All-PAC; (2) = Second Team All-PAC; (H) = Honorable Mention All-PAC; (S) = Sportsmanship Team

Name---Class---Major(s)---Sport(s)---Hometown/High School
Mark Andino (S)---So.---International Business---Men's Tennis---Norwalk, Conn./Norwalk
Sean Black (S)---Sr.---History---Men's Tennis---Aurora, Ohio/Aurora
Kyle Borton---So.---Biology---Baseball---Mineral Ridge, Ohio/Mineral Ridge
Chelsea Brown (1)---Sr.---Financial Economics---Softball---New Castle, Pa./Mohawk
Nate Bucci---Fr.---Biology---Men's Track & Field---Girard, Ohio/Girard
Jenn Cantella (H)---Sr.---Sociology & Criminal Justice---Women's Basketball---Freedom, Pa./Freedom
Layne Carpenter (1)---Sr.---History---Softball---Marietta, Ohio/Marietta
Alyssa Cauley---Sr.---Early Childhood & Special Education---Women's Track & Field---Pittsburgh, Pa./Baldwin
Angela Colella (2)---Fr.---Spanish---Women's Track & Field---West Middlesex, Pa./West Middlesex
Kelsey Dawson---Sr.---Early Childhood & Special Education---Women's Swimming & Diving---Bethel Park, Pa./Bethel Park
Evan Del Bene---Sr.---Accounting---Men's Track & Field---Bethel Park, Pa./Bethel Park
Eric Dunn---Sr.---Biology---Baseball---Freeport, Pa./Freeport
Marshall Finelli (S)---Sr.---Environmental Science---Men's Tennis---Girard, Ohio/Ursuline
Abby Gardner---Sr.---Public Relations---Women's Swimming & Diving---Medina, Ohio/Medina
Hannah Garvey-Staiger---Sr.---Early Childhood & Special Education---Women's Swimming & Diving---Gibsonia, Pa./Pine-Richland
Jenna Grandy---So.---Early Childhood & Special Education---Women's Basketball---Sharpsville, Pa./Sharpsville
Katie Grandy---Sr.---Early Childhood & Special Education---Women's Basketball---Sharpsville, Pa./Sharpsville
Brenna Guard---Fr.---Biochemistry---Softball---Davenport, Iowa/Davenport Central
Jenna Huston---Jr.---Computer Science---Women's Golf---Beaver Falls, Pa./Blackhawk
Jenny Jones---So.---English---Women's Track & Field---Erie, Pa./Fort LeBoeuf
Brianna Landis---Fr.---Biochemistry---Women's Swimming & Diving---Elizabethtown, Pa./Elizabethtown
Amanda Marlow (1)---Jr.---Early Childhood & Special Education---Women's Swimming & Diving---Twinsburg, Ohio/Twinsburg
Andrea Marsh---Fr.---Physics---Women's Basketball---Panama, N.Y./Panama Central
Ethan McCarthy (S)---Fr.---Exploratory---Men's Tennis---New Castle, Pa./Neshannock
Jordan McGee---So.---Early Childhood & Special Education---Women's Golf---Punxsutawney, Pa./Punxsutawney
Tyler Miller (H)---Sr.---History---Baseball---Clinton, Pa./Hopewell
Rebecca Mobley (2)---So.---Business Administration---Women's Swimming & Diving/Track & Field---Gibsonia, Pa./Pine-Richland
Jimmy Newman (1)---Fr.---History---Men's Swimming & Diving---Richboro, Pa./Council Rock
Nick Reinthaler (H)---Fr.---Biochemistry---Baseball---Canfield, Ohio/Canfield
Kelsey Reott (1)---Fr.---Exploratory---Women's Swimming & Diving---Butler, Pa./Slippery Rock
Allison Rice (H)---Jr.---Chemistry---Women's Track & Field---Poland, Ohio/Poland Seminary
Julie Rice---Jr.---Chemistry---Women's Track & Field---Poland, Ohio/Poland Seminary
Rebecca Riemer---Jr.----Biology---Women's Track & Field---Pittsburgh, Pa./Mount Lebanon
Kaitlin Roth---Jr.---Mass Media & Communication Arts---Women's Track & Field---Clarion, Pa./Clarion
Mark Saylor (1)---Sr.---English---Men's Track & Field---West Middlesex, Pa./West Middlesex
Natty Schramm---So.---Molecular Biology---Men's Track & Field---Cheswick, Pa./Pittsburgh Central Catholic
Rebecca Schuster---Sr.---Music Education---Women's Golf---Oil City, Pa./Oil City
Hannah Shaffer---Jr.---Early Childhood & Special Education---Women's Basketball/Track & Field---Apollo, Pa./Apollo-Ridge
Rachel Sherman (2)---Jr.---Political Science---Women's Golf---North East, Pa./North East
Nick Smith (2)---So.---Psychology---Men's Swimming & Diving---Indiana, Pa./Indiana
David Starr (2)---So.---Molecular Biology---Men's Swimming & Diving---Pittsburgh, Pa./Plum
Will Stiglitz (2)---Fr.---Early Childhood & Special Education---Men's Swimming & Diving---Franklin, Pa./Cranberry
Shelby Stock (2)---So.---Early Childhood & Special Education---Women's Swimming & Diving---Export, Pa./Franklin Regional
Ron Sullivan---Jr.---Business Administration---Baseball---Boardman, Ohio/Canfield
Aaron Sutton (2)---Jr.---Business Administration---Men's Track & Field---Warren, Ohio/Howland
Carolyn Swarlis (2)---Sr.---Early Childhood & Special Education---Women's Swimming & Diving---Pittsburgh, Pa./Avonworth
Morgan Swartz---Sr.---Mathematics---Women's Track & Field---West Middlesex, Pa./West Middlesex
Ryan Taylor---Jr.---Political Science---Men's Swimming & Diving---Fairview, Pa./Fairview
Bryan Thompson---Jr.---Media Art---Men's Track & Field---Bellbrook, Ohio/Bellbrook
Kristina Tissue---Jr.---Early Childhood & Special Education---Women's Track & Field---Coraopolis, Pa./West Allegheny
Cody Trudeau---Sr.---Political Science---Men's Swimming & Diving---Tioga, Pa./Williamson
David Wright---Sr.---Business Administration---Men's Track & Field---Solon, Ohio/Solon

***Release contributed by the Presidents' Athletic Conference

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