(June 16, 2010)

Contact: Allison McClain, Centenary Sports Information, 318.869.5092

64 Student-Athletes Named to Winter-Spring Academic All-League Team

ELMHURST, Ill. — The Summit League has announced its Academic All-League Team for the winter and spring seasons as Centenary placed 64 on the respected list. A total of 1,017 Summit League student-athletes were honored for their academic excellence.

Centenary had representatives from baseball, men's and women's basketball, men's and women's golf, softball, men's and women's swimming, and men's and women's tennis.

South Dakota State led the way with a league-best 154 selections to the Academic All-Summit League squad, while Oakland and Western Illinois had 140 and 124 honorees, respectively. Southern Utah landed 104 student-athletes on the list with North Dakota State having 92 recipients. IPFW had 79 selections, ahead of Oral Roberts' 71 and UMKC's 67. Centenary and IUPUI each had 64 honorees on the list. Associate members South Dakota and Eastern Illinois had 34 and 24 swimming & diving student-athletes recognized for their academic achievements, respectively. Of the 1,017 student-athletes that were honored, 141 posted perfect 4.00 grade-point averages and a total of 449 were recognized as Distinguished Scholars.

In order to be selected to the Academic All-Summit League Team, a student-athlete must have a 3.0 or better grade-point average (GPA) in the semester in which they compete and must use a year of eligibility. In order to be named a Distinguished Scholar, a student-athlete must have at least a 3.60 GPA.

2009-10 Academic All-League Honorees

Baseball

Dakota Robinson, Boone Whiting, Justin Kraft, Jeff Schaffert, Jimmy Hoyt, Stephen Tromblee

Men's Basketball

Jerrald Bonham, Maxx Nakwaasah, Roman Tubner, Daman Starring

Women's Basketball

Leslie Forest, Bethany Joseph, Ashley Jackson, Anne Farrell, Quintesa Gould, Natasha Draganic, Beth Alberson, Michaela Berg

Men's Golf

Tyler Williams, Mark Weeber, Ryan Sparks, Greg Berthelot, Denver Green, Jesse Gilmore

Women's Golf

Jessica Marquart

Softball

Beth Krysiak, Haley Bassett, Allison Shepperd, Lauren Highsmith, Caitlin Cavarra, Katie Matthews

Men's Swimming

Rustin Green, David Moss, Clay Malinovsky, Quinn Larwood, David Berude, Matthew Harris, Matthew Blam, Aaron Otto, Josh Pena, Ben Donaldson, John Cefalu, Anthony LeBlanc, Caleb McSorley

Women's Swimming

Lauren Kloepfer, Jessica Brown, Maggie Vaughan, Kendra Norman, Leslie Wyatt, Ruth Litwinowicz, Corrine Cormier, Cassie Cloutet, Brittany Wilkens, Olivia Bozant, Aurora Owen, Allison Jones

Men's Tennis

Matt Shoptaugh, Michael Reeks, Jacob Dawson, John Callen, Evan Magill

Women's Tennis

Polly Henderson, Catlin Orschel, Taylor Gilmour

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