LANCASTER, Pa. – Thirty-three Ursinus College student-athletes were among the 584 who were named to the 2017 Centennial Conference Academic Honor Roll for their excellence in the classroom during the fall semester. To be nominated for the Academic Honor Roll, a student-athlete must be a sophomore or higher in class standing and carry a cumulative GPA of 3.40 or higher.
Four Bears earned Academic All-Centennial status, given to those who are selected to both the Academic Honor Roll and the all-conference team in their respective sports: Senior Brooke Overly, junior Bridget Sherry, and sophomore Erin Saybolt of the field hockey team, and senior Katie Bell of the women's soccer team.
Below is the full list of Ursinus athletes who received Academic Honor Roll recognition, a group comprised of 11 seniors, 13 juniors, and 9 sophomores.
Men's Cross Country: Jonny Cope (Jr.), John Haase (So.), Joseph Iuliucci (Sr.), Craig Lauer (So.), James McDaid (So.), Daniel Powell (So.)
Women's Cross Country: Riley Engel (Jr.), Nicole Florio (So.), Gabrielle Manto (Jr.), Audrey Simpson (Jr.), Lily Talerman (Sr.)
Field Hockey: Gemma Dufoe (So.), Sydney Godbey (Sr.), Brooke Overly (Sr.), Erin Saybolt (So.), Bridget Sherry (Jr.)
Football: Kirk Cherneskie (Jr.), Alex Drum (Sr.), Benjamin Espenhorst (Jr.), Nolan Murt (Jr.), Joseph Schmid (Sr.), Alexander Skyrm (Sr.), Kevin Wiesner (Sr.)
Men's Soccer: Rocco Mesoraca (So.), Daan Slaats (Jr.), Tim Yarosh (Jr.)
Women's Soccer: Colleen Becker (Jr.), Katie Bell (Sr.), Anna Budny (Sr.), Kendall Couch (Sr.)
Volleyball: Sydney Gonzalez (Jr.), Grace LaDelfa (Jr.), Lauren Novotny (So.)