RICHMOND, Va. – It was another banner year in the classroom for the Colonial Athletic Association’s student-athletes. A total of 2,152 student-athletes received the Commissioner’s Academic Award for the 2015-16 academic year. A total of 195 Elon student-athletes were recognized with this honor.
The CAA Commissioner’s Academic Award gives special recognition to those student-athletes who have distinguished themselves both in the classroom and in the athletic arena. Those student-athletes are members of a team in a sport sponsored by the CAA and have achieved at least a 3.200 grade point average based on semester/quarter performance or cumulative GPA.
Elon had the most, or tied for the most, players represented in baseball (22), men’s basketball (14), men’s golf (9), women’s golf (8), women’s soccer (26) and women’s tennis (9).
To view the complete list of honorees, visit CAASports.com.
In addition to the Commissioner’s Academic Award, which does not include football, a total of 41 Phoenix football players earned CAA Football Academic All-Conference honors this year. To be eligible for the CAA Football Academic All-Conference Team, student-athletes must hold a cumulative GPA of at least 3.00.
Elon’s CAA Commissioner’s Academic Award Recipients
Baseball: Ty Adcock, Nick Beaulac, Sean Byrnes, Jamal Clarke, Cam Devanney, Travis Docimo, Michael Elefante, Kellan Elsbury, Brett Guba, Kyle Jackson, Brandon Kacer, Danny Lynch, Tyler Manez, Joe McGillicuddy, Tyler McVicar, Will Nance, Tucker Norton, Ryne Ogren, Liam O’Regan, Derek Pike, Robbie Welhaf, CJ Young
Men’s Basketball: Jack Anton, Wes Brewer, Sheldon Eberhardt, Luke Eddy, Jack George, Christian Hairston, Sam Hershberger, Karolis Kundrotas, Collin Luther, Patrick Ryan, Tanner Samson, Steven Santa Ana, Tyler Seibring, Dainan Swoope
Women’s Basketball: Lauren Brown, Autumn Carter, Jessica Farmer, Josepha Mbouma, Maddie McCallie, Nikki McDonald, Nicole Razor, Emily Sasser
Men’s Cross Country: Carlos Andino, Nick Ciolkowski, Sam Geha, Michael Germinario, Ryan Gwaltney, Cooper Jansson, Reed Payne
Women’s Cross Country: Sabina Bains, Elyse Bierut, Brigid Brennan, Shelby Cuddeback, Alicia Decastro, Bridgette Harrell, Carolyn Hopkins, Chelsea Smith, Kaitlin Snapp, Corey Weiss
Men’s Golf: Dex Blank, Jonathan DiIanni, Kevin Klevenz, Jake Leavitt, Philip Loeb, Jared Mactas, Charlie May, Robert Seebold, Steven Segrist
Women’s Golf: Emily Brooks, Heather Dockrill, Aurelia Hamm, Hilda Kristjansdottir, Heather Munro, Marah Penn, Katherine Reilly, Sunna Vidisdottir
Women’s Lacrosse: Stephanie Asher, Tori Cipollone, Jacie Cooper, Kelsey Dupere, Bridget Graef, Megan Griffin, Sloane Kessler, Ally Kozel, Bridget Lamb, Paige Lorton, Melanie McHugh, Erin Morsheimer, Erin Murnane, Kira Oberle, Meagan Quigley, Jane Ruede, Shelby Scanlin, Grace Simpson, Nicole Sinacori, Kelli Stack, Brighton Summers, Stephanie Thomson, Megan Weissman
Men’s Soccer: Billy Beresford, Amir Berkane, James Brace, Jonathan Coleby, Jimmy Coyle, Julian Dean, Jaiden Fortune, Mathew Jegier, Nicholas O’Callaghan, Hassan Pinto, Christopher Shannon, Will Smith
Women’s Soccer: Tori Baliatico, Kendall Ballotti, Grace Bennett, Katie Boyle, Samantha Burch, Alexis De Groot, Kara Deguisto, Nicole Dennion, Mackenzie Dipper, Taylor Glenn, Maggie Glynn, Molly Gradl, Rachel Hallman, Sarah Henson, Julie Hibberd, Mel Insley, Amanda Lasater, Hanna Macaulay, Lauren McKeever, Taylor Mohr, Jill Richards, Jenny Riemer, Sydney Schilling, Kelly Siewers, Nyah Spearman, Erin Tanhauser
Softball: Abby Barker, Kayla Caruso, Alaina Hall, Kristin Hoover, Madison Kadlic, Carey Million, Hannah Olson, Jenna Reilly, Emily Roper
Men’s Tennis: Taylor Foote, Felipe Sarrasague, Salvador Mijares, Neal Port, Petar Tomic
Women’s Tennis: Kamilla Beisenova, Erica Braschi, Taylor Casey, Bailey Edwards, Natalia Janowicz, Olivia Lucas, Maria Paraja, Kirsten Ward, Suzanne Zenoni
Women’s Track & Field: Katie Arbogast, Sabina Bains, Elyse Bierut, Brigid Brennan, Samantha Brown, Emily Cooper, Jayna Coyle, Shelby Cuddeback, Alicia Decastro, Sydney Griffin, Bryanna Hames, Bridgette Harrell, Simone Jackson, Megan Kirschling, Lydia Laws, Briana O’Grady, Kaitlin Snapp, Bria Turner, Bre’anna Warren, Corey Weiss
Volleyball: Kayla Agae, Sydney Busa, Megan Gravley, Catherine Head, Maddie Jaudon, Ally Karle, Erin Kelly, Michelle Klein, Morgan Maner, Ana Nicksic, Alexa Pavlick, Kam Terry, Rox Wood
Elon’s CAA Football Academic All-Conference Recipients
Ty Alt, Matt Arnholt. B.J. Bennett, Efrim Borders, Alexander Dawson, Skyler De Groot, Jordan Dollerson, Sam Eisenstadt, Chase Ferguson, Rev Ford, John Gallagher, Nick Groll, Davis Hagigh, Connor Heger, Alex Higgins, Jacob Ingle, Corey Joyner, Nicholas Kavouklis, Glen Kleinschmidt, Matt Kowalewski, Jack Landry, Greg Liggs, Jimmy Longo, Asunji Maddox, Tereak McCray, Julius Moore, David Petroni, Graham Pruette, Josh Ramseur, Andrew Rowley, Javaris Seastrunk, Lichota Seidewand, Copeland Spell, Rob Sullivan, Malcolm Summers, Jon Thomas, Daniel Thompson, CJ Toogood, Olisaemeka Udoh, Jack Williams, Miles Williams