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Gonzaga Student-Athletes Help Their Teams Make The Grade

Courtesy: Gonzaga Athletics
          Release: 01/17/2012
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            SPOKANE, Wash. - Gonzaga University student-athletes completed a very successful fall semester in the classroom with all 14 teams posting a 3.0 or higher GPA.

            In addition, 64 student-athletes made the President's List with a GPA of 3.7-4.0 and 59 made the Dean's list with a GPA of 3.5-3.7.

            Women's tennis had the highest GPA for the recently-completed fall semester with a 3.55, followed closely by men's tennis at 3.5 and women's soccer and women's golf at 3.49. Nine women's soccer players made the Dean's List with women's cross country close behind with eight selections. Women's cross country and women's crew each had 11 student-athletes make the President's List.

            Men's tennis has the highest cumulative GPA at 3.53 while women's cross country has a 3.48 and women's soccer a 3.43.

            As a department, Gonzaga's 14 teams compiled a 3.27 fall semester GPA and have a 3.24 cumulative GPA.

            "To have all of our teams with a GPA of 3.0 or higher for the semester is fantastic," Gonzaga athletic director Mike Roth said. "It exemplifies the effort our student-athletes are putting forth in the classroom and is also a great tribute to the job our coaches, our academic staff and support staff are doing to ensure our student-athletes have the best academic resources possible."


President's List (3.7-4.0 GPA)

Baseball :  Tom D'Aboy, Travis Forbes, Andy Hunter, Kenny Smith. Women's Soccer: Tori Lee, Kenzie Lubeck, Ali Ohashi, Katie Spangenberg, Kelsey Were. Women's Crew: Naseeb Bhangal, Casey Burt, Monica Clark, Mary Haffner, Jennifer Hill, Madison Keaty, Lindsey Kranz, Jamee Mason, Malori McGill, Chelsea Quilling, Kelly Strader. Women's Tennis:  Kylie Peek, Britta Stime, Kristina Zauere. Men's Tennis:  Zhia Hwa Chong, Levin Guillermo, Olivier Jamin, Vladimir Mijatovic, Alvaro Nazal. Men's Cross Country:  Scott Davis, Ben Lance, Willie Milam, Braden Van Deynze, Andrew Walker. Women's Golf:  Genavive "Genna" Dodge, Jessica Howe. Men's Soccer:  Ryan Caballero, Jacob Carrasquer, Christopher Lowrimore, James Matern, Clark Phillips, Mitch Weller. Men's Crew:  Brittany Clark, Kyle Hagmeier, Peter Lee, Alex Lund, Taylor Mattheisen, Adam Obenberger, Erik Strand. Volleyball:  Laura Day, Kylie Edinger. Women's Basketball:  Shannon Reader, Kayla Standish. Men's Basketball: Michael Hart. Women's Cross Country:  Becca Barad, Krista Beyer, Regan Casey, Shelly Davis, Alison Fraher, Elizabeth Ryan, Kelsey Tracy, Lara Tuthill, Virginia Whalen, Jennifer Wheeler, Kelly Williams.

Dean's List (3.5-3.7 GPA)

Baseball: Zach Abbruzza, David Bigelow, Maxx Garrett, Karl Myers. Men's Crew: Jordan Chapin, Jeremy Lazzara, Michael MacPherson, Quinn McLafferty, Rick Ruddell. Francis Russo. Women's Crew:  Sarah Atkins, Grace Ditzler, Christy Mentele, Sarah Milburn, Olivia Murphy, Erin Russell. Women's Golf:  Stephanie Corey, Alice Kim. Men's Golf:  Brendan Connolly, James Fahy. Men's Soccer:  Casey Ames, Josh Petosa. Men's Basketball:  Kelly Olynyk. Volleyball:  Kaprina Goodwin, Deanna Nielson, Denise Van de Mortel, Mengya Wang. Women's Soccer:  Alicia Berggren, Emily Eckmann, Casey Gould, Cricket Harber, Morgan Manchester, Katey Pennington, Sarah Rhodes, Caitlyn Salo, Danielle Simien. Women's Tennis:  Taurie Bjerken, Sophie Lantta, Madeline Parker, Alexandra Tallas, Prue Teitzel. Men's Tennis:  Muzeen Ismath, Pablo Mosquera Perez. Women's Basketball:  Molly Anderson, Shelby Cheslek, Jazmine Redmon, Katelan Redmon. Women's Cross Country:  Megan Batty, Erin Bergmann, Lindsey Drake, Annelie Fjortoft, Maggie Jones, Haley Nordin, Emily Thomas, Kaitlin Wood. Men's Cross Country:  Brenton Felnagle, Ned Fischer, Jared Gregorio, Nathan Sieler.

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