SDSU leads Summit Honor Roll selections
ELMHURST, Ill — South Dakota State University student-athletes continued to excel in the classroom during the 2013-14 academic year, with a Summit League-best 177 earning a spot on the Winter/Spring Academic Honor Roll, league officials announced Friday.
The University of South Dakota ranked second with 139 selections, followed by North Dakota State with 135.
League-wide, a total of 1,004 student-athetes were honored on the Academic Honor Roll for posting a grade-point average of at least 3.0 during the semester of their league championship and completing a year of eligibility. The Winter/Spring Academic Honor Roll is made up of student-athletes competing in baseball, men's and women's basketball, men's and women's golf, softball, men's and women's swimming and diving, men's and women's tennis, and men's and women's track and field.
Earlier in the week, a league-best 92 Jackrabbit student-athletes were recognized as Summit League Distinguished Scholars for compiling a GPA of 3.6 or higher during the spring semester.
Following is a complete listing of the Jackrabbits' Honor Roll student-athletes. Distinguished Scholars are marked with an asterisk (*).
Baseball (23) – *Reid Clary, *Eric Danforth, Kolton Emery, Joe Erickson, Mitch Foster, *Marcus Heemstra, Chad Hodges, Zach Holt, *Derringer Huff, *Paul Jacobson, Kyle Jensen, Matt Johnson, *Talon Jumper, Ethan Kenkel, *Aaron Klatt, *Patrick Korman, Austin Kost, Trey Lapke, Aaron Machbitz, *J.D. Moore, *Al Robbins, Scott Splett, *Nick Young
Men's Basketball (10) – *Jake Bittle, *Brayden Carlson, Connor Devine, Matt Donlan, *Jordan Dykstra, *Marcus Heemstra, Zach Horstman, *Cory Jacobsen, *Cody Larson, Chad White
Women's Basketball (10) – Mariah Clarin, *Chloe Cornemann, Jessica Hart, *Tara Heiser, *Steph Paluch, *Hannah Strop, Megan Stuart, *Rachel Walters, *Megan Waytashek, *Kerri Young
Men's Golf (5) – *Lukas Davison, *Guillermo Gonzalez, Austin "AC" Sitter, *Grant Smith, Trevor Tobin
Women's Golf (6) – Myranda Dunmire, Islamiah Fuad, Hallie Getz, *Amber Houser, *Sydney MacDonald, *Alli Plath
Softball (12) – Ashlyn Bender, *Lauren Chirnside, Elyse Eitel, Allison Huffman, Vanessa Kellems, *Kelly Kleppin, *Katie Lang, *Devan Larsen, *Jessica Markanich, Jennifer Sutton, *Samantha Terry, Emily Weber
Men's Swimming and Diving (15) – *Phil Albu, Chris Angerhofer, *Noah Batenhorst, *Jacob Bierschbach, Ben Bolinske, Matt Carpenter, *Weston Christensen, Yann Desjardins, Connor Florand, *Wil Hogue, *Daniel Jacobson, Clark Kocourek, Connor McGinnis, Garth Wadsworth, *Blake Yeager
Women's Simming and Diving (20) – Kelsey Boucher, Elizabeth Buchholz, *Andrea Budahl, Emily Campbell, *Kaylin Caron, *Devonne Dalin, Shauna Foor, *Emma Gaulke-Janowski, Selina Gilbertson, *Nicole Grimit, *Jessie Hendricks, *Kendra Hinton, Olivia Olesiak, McKenna Shallberg, Kayce Smith, *Fawn Weihl, Alicia Winston, *Emmalee Wright, Trina Young, *Abby Zenner
Men's Tennis (7) – Andrea Boglic, *Lovro Curcija, Luis Duque, *Parker Lawley, Mateus Moreira, Gary Notkin, Lucas Pereira
Women's Tennis (6) – *Jenny Blackburne, Tiffany Filipovich, *Brooke Henry, *Florencia Magni, *Iasmin Rosa, Beatriz Souza
Men's Track and Field (23) – Bo Arnold, Jeremiah Ary, *Joseph Bednar, Connor Berg, *Connor Branick, Justin Carson, *Tyler Hajek, *Adam Halverson, Austin Johnsen, Kory Kohlhof, *Drew Kraft, *Kenny Mayer, *Daniel Pettit, Traxton Priebe, *Joel Reichow, Jake Sanderson, *Nathaniel Schaefer, *Ryan Schaefer, Dylan Slaba, *Ryan Swenson, *Andrew Thies, *Grant VanKeulen, Alex Wiemann
Women's Track and Field (40) – Logan Amdahl, Kirsten Anderson, *Shelby Assmus, *Cheyanne Bowers, Carly Carper, *Erin Ellinger, *Becca Fischer, Lori Foltz, *Jenna Grossenburg, Marissia Hagedorn, *Erin Hargens, *Elizabeth Hubbard, Kae Januschka, McKenzie Johnson, *Evelyn Klein, Karley Konkol, Laura Lawton, *Amy Leiferman, Monique Mack, *Jessica McDonald, *Bobbie McLaury, Erica Meyer, *Elizabeth Molitor, *Courtney Neubert, *Kali Olson, Amy Paulzine, *Brooke Peterson, Cailyn Schreurs, Marisa Shady, Jenna Stephens, *Lindsey Strait, Alex Suhr, Trisha Sumption, Courtney Trapp, Nina Tucker, *Megan Viland, *Ashley Wagner, *Mary Wirth, *Rochelle Wynia, *Silvia Zanini