Midway, Ky. – Now that the Spring 2017 semester has come to a close, the Midway University Athletic Department recently announced that 160 student-athletes were recipients of the Athletic Director's Honor Roll for the 2017 Spring semester.
The award is bestowed upon student-athletes who achieved a minimum 3.0 grade point average (GPA) on a 4.0 scale during the Spring semester.
Of the 160 student-athletes achieving this accomplishment – representing 14 sports – 72 of those student-athletes were named to the Dean's List (3.6 or better GPA) and 34 of which earned a perfect 4.0 GPA.
For the Spring semester, the department posted a spring GPA of 3.19 with 13 of the 14 teams posting above the 3.0 mark.
The women's cross country team had the departments highest GPA during the spring term posting a mark of 3.69, followed by archery with a 3.55 and women's soccer with a 3.54.
"The quality of our student-athletes never fails to impress me," said Athletic Director, Rusty Kennedy. "They are outstanding ambassadors for Midway University in the classroom as well as in their chosen sports."
Kennedy added, "To balance the demands of playing sports at the college level as well as pursuing academic excellence takes focus, time management and determination, I am extremely proud of our student-athletes."
The complete Spring 2017 Athletic Director's Honor Roll includes:
ARCHERY – Ryleigh Bonk, Rachel Chadwell, Mary Daly, Davin Darnall, Addie Denington, Sabrina Downs, Angela Hortenbury, Maggie Melton, Kaitlynn Merritt, Sarah Shipley, Breann Thomas, Kristina Thompson, Katie Weitlauf.
BASEBALL – Hunter Barnes, Carlos Cespedes, Daniel Chaffin, Jacob Cole, Barrett Croslin, Scott Heideman, Peyton Johnson, Derek Jones, Neal Kirkpatrick, Corey Plahuta, Hector Quinones, Anibal Salado, Josh Wenning.
MEN'S BASKETBALL – Khalil Britt, Mychele Bullock, Bryson Harris, Braden Hatton, Will Hudson, Jamille Jones, David Jump, Ausar Lewis, Gerry Milligan, Krizell Mitchell, Shay Owomoyela, Tyler Smothers, Recardo Travis, Jake Turner, Dominique Washington.
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL – Savannah Carr, Rachel Carter, Haley Haggerty, Jasmine Johnson, Jaylin Jones, Madison Jones, Maria Kochenova, Alexis Lockard, Terica Motley, Shenell Parker, Timitryi Patterson, Courtney Pfister, Libby Pike, Patrice Tonge, Missa Walker, Shaytara Wilson.
MEN'S SOCCER – Colby Bicksler, Max Bristow, Nelson de Castro, Jose Coronado, Connor Desroches, Alex Enzweiler, Jared Howard, Joe Jessop, Harry Kirwan, Pol Marco, Christian Neira, Andres Ordonez, Carlos Pinto, Jarol Prado, Kyle Robertson, Brad Wilson.
WOMEN'S SOCCER – Emily Belt, Larissa Cussins, Jordyn D'Oench, Haley Ennis, Fatima Garcia, Kendall Godwin, Alana Henderson, Carrie Isaacs, Rachel Lewis, Alexis Little, Saydie Matthews, Rebekah McKee, Alexa Meier, Kindsay Miller-Riney, Alexus Sarmiento, Regan Snyder, Alexis Villanueva, Ciara Weir, Dana White, Tessa Zimmerly.
SOFTBALL – Rielly Anderson, Trista Craigmyle, Abby Flaig, Shelbie Goodwin, Kelsey Gravens, Kendall Horn, Jasmine Jordan, Tori McGuire, Alexa Meier, Kolbi Mitchell, Addie Murphy, Brittany Vandeventer, Ashley Vasquez, Missa Walker, Tiffany Wickline, Lanna Wilson, Maria Yeager.
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