RICHMOND, Va. – It was yet another great year in the classroom for Colonial Athletic Association student-athletes, as a total of 2,119 student-athletes received the Commissioner’s Academic Award for the 2016-17 academic year. A total of 186 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 men’s basketball (9), men’s soccer (20), women’s soccer (23) 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 (16): Ty Adcock, Mike Borucki, Kyle Brnovich, Sean Byrnes, Shane Connahan, Cam Devanney, Travis Docimo, Kellan Elsbury, Gavin Hellman, Dean McCarthy, Will Nance, Ryne Ogren, Liam O’Regan, Tyler Stanley, Robbie Welhaf, CJ Young
Men’s Basketball (9): Jack Anton, Luke Eddy, Seth Fuller, Christian Hairston, Karolis Kundrotas, Patrick Ryan, Steven Santa Ana, Tyler Seibring, Dainan Swoope
Women’s Basketball (3): Lauren Brown, Jada Graves, Maddie McCallie
Men’s Cross Country (8): Carlos Andino, Nick Ciolkowski, Andrew Dyer, Michael Germinario, Cooper Jansson, Josh Kruppa, Colton Lawson, Greg Paugh
Women’s Cross Country (11): Melissa Anastasakis, Brigid Brennan, Shelby Cuddeback, Alicia Decastro, Grace Dellapa, Sami King, Molly Offstein, Chelsea Smith, Emily Smith, Sophia Tasselmyer, Corey Weiss
Men’s Golf (9): Dex Blank, William Harwood, Jake Leavitt, Philip Loeb, Jared Mactas, Charlie May, Logan Membrino, Robert Seebold, Steven Segrist
Women’s Golf (5): Kelsey Badmaev, Aurelia Hamm, Hilda Kristjansdottir, Heather Munro, Rae Spears
Women’s Lacrosse (24): Stephanie Asher, Jacie Cooper, Kelsey Dupere, Bridget Graef, Shannon Horan, Sloane Kessler, Kiley Kettle, Ally Kozel, Bridget Lamb, Paige Lorton, Melanie McHugh, Erin Morsheimer, Erin Murnane, Cassidy Nozemack, Kira Oberle, Jane Ruede, Shelby Scanlin, Kelli Schmidt, Brighton Summers, Stephanie Thomson, Palmer Voorhees, Megan Weissman, Alexis Zadjura, Leah Zadjura
Men’s Soccer (20): Nick Adamczyk, Elijah Agu, Billy Beresford, Tyler Chiste, Jonathan Coleby, Julian Dean, Marcel Fahrenholz, Tyler Fewin, Nicholas Graves, Matthew Jegier, Sam Loeffler, Luke Matthews, Nicholas O’Callaghan, Johnny Reynolds, Will Smith, Caner Snover, Tuki Tayali, Mikey Thomas, John Walden, Jack Willbye
Women’s Soccer (23): Tori Baliatico, Kendall Ballotti, Grace Bennett, Alexis de Groot, Kara DeGuisto, Ella Desantis, Katelyn Fowler, Molly Gradl, Rachel Hallman, Sarah Henson, Rakel Jonsdottir, Amanda Lasater, Kennedy Little, Hanna Macaulay, Lauren McKeever, Laura Mitchell, Taylor Mohr, Taylor Paradoski, Jenny Riemer, Sydney Schilling, Kelly Siewers, Nyah Spearman, Erin Tanhauser
Softball (15): Walker Barbee, Abby Barker, Nicole Graber, Alaina Hall, Kristin Hoover, Hailey Jomp, Madison Kadlic, Carey Million, Hannah Olson, McKenna Quinn, Morgan Reich, Jenna Reilly, Emily Roper, Erica Serafini, Kara Shutt
Men’s Tennis (3): Louis Rico, Felipe Sarrasague, Petar Tomic
Women’s Tennis (8): Erica Braschi, Sofia Edo, Natalia Janowicz, Alex Koniaev, Olivia Lucas, Maria Paraja, Kirsten Ward, Suzanne Zenoni
Women’s Track & Field (21): Melissa Anastasakis, Katie Arbogast, Skylar Barthelmes, Ellie Bennett, Brigid Brennan, Jayna Coyle, Shelby Cuddeback, Alicia Decastro, Grace Dellapa, Bryanna Hames, Bridgette Harrell, Nicole Karabas, Paige King, Sami King, Lydia Laws, Briana O’Grady, Aaliyah Rodgers, Emily Smith, Sophia Tasselmyer, Bre’anna Warren, Corey Weiss
Volleyball (11): Kayla Agae, Sydney Busa, Maddie Jaudon, Ally Karle, Erin Kelly, Michelle Klein, Morgan Maner, Alexa Pavlick, Kam Terry, Nori Thomas, Rox Wood
Elon’s CAA Football Academic All-Conference Recipients (41)
Mike Aiello, Graham Albright, Cole Bloomer, Brelynd Cyphers, Jordan Dollerson, Zack Dudan, Sam Eisenstadt, Chase Ferguson, Matt Foster, John Gallagher, Nick Groll, Davis Hagigh, Ford Harvey, Connor Heger, Alex Higgins, Karl Hofmeister, Johnathan Jackson, Corey Joyner, Nicholas Kavouklis, Matt Kowalewski, Jack Landry, Greg Liggs, Jr., Asunji Maddox, Tereak McCray, Mark McGuire, De’Sean McNair, Khalil Moore, Khalil Osman, Alex Parker, Jack Pawloski, David Petroni, Daniel Reid-Bennett, Marshall Simmons, Copeland Spell, Hunter Stephenson, Malcolm Summers, Cole Taylor, Daniel Thompson, CJ Toogood, Olisaemeka Udoh, Jack Williams