LANCASTER, Pa. – Forty-four Ursinus College student-athletes were among the 639 who were named to the 2018 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: junior James McDaid of men's cross country; senior Bridget Sherry and junior Erin Saybolt of field hockey; and sophomore Sabrina Doherty of women's soccer. Sherry is a three-time Academic All-Cemntennial honoree, while Saybolt garnered such recognition for the second straight year.
Below is the full list of Ursinus athletes who received Academic Honor Roll recognition, a group comprised of 14 seniors, 7 juniors, and 23 sophomores.
Men's Cross Country: Kyle Berardi (So.), Jonny Cope (Sr.), John Haase (Jr.), Craig Lauer (Jr.), James McDaid (Jr.)
Women's Cross Country: Riley Engel (Sr.), Brittany Gasser (Sr.), Gabrielle Manto (Sr.), Audrey Simpson (Sr.)
Field Hockey: Mary Margaret Baldy (So.), Devon Carroll (So.), Maria DiCioccio (Sr.), Gemma Dufoe (Jr.), Addie Frey (So.), Gabriela Howell (So.), Meghan Lashley (So.), Kayla Paulson (So.), Erin Saybolt (Jr.), Bridget Sherry (Sr.)
Football: William Boyle (Jr.), Justin Casey (So.), Kirk Cherneskie (Sr.), Tom Cleary (Sr.), Benjamin Espenhorst (Sr.), Danny Freeman (So.), Andrew Kelly (So.)
Men's Soccer: D.J. Briggs (So.), Mason Groff (So.), Jacob Helwig (So.), Matthew Kenwood (So.), Rocco Mesoraca (Jr.), Daan Slaats (Sr.), Tim Yarosh (Sr.)
Women's Soccer: Colleen Becker (Sr.), Rachel Coleman (So.), Sabrina Doherty (So.), Sarah Embley (So.), Angela Gervasi (So.), Sarah Lafharis (So.), Caitlin O'Neill (So.)
Volleyball: Sydney Gonzalez (Sr.), Paige DeAlba (So.), Emily Harris (So.), Hannah Merges (So.)