SKYHAWK ATHLETICS BOASTS 116 STUDENT-ATHLETES ON OVC COMMISSIONER'S HONOR ROLL
August 11, 2017
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BRENTWOOD, Tenn. – A total of 116 University of Tennessee at Martin student-athletes completed at least a 3.25 Grade Point Average during the 2016-17 academic school year, as each were officially recognized on the Ohio Valley Conference Commissioner’s Honor Roll today.
The 116 OVC Commissioner’s Honor Roll recipients equals the most in school history, tying the mark set in 2012-13. Since UT Martin joined the OVC in 1992, a total of 1,844 Skyhawk student-athletes have been named to the prestigious list.
Individually, nine UT Martin student-athletes collected their fourth career OVC Commissioner’s Honor Roll award. Joey DeSantis (men’s cross country), Tyler Guy (men’s golf), Logan Hunt (rifle), Brooke Kennedy (softball), Renate Meckl (softball), Sarah Candeloro (women’s tennis), Hitomi Naito (women’s tennis), Colleen Larson (volleyball) and Madison Wessling (volleyball) each accomplished that remarkable feat.
The OVC accounted for 1,281 student-athletes who were named to the 2016-17 OVC Commissioner’s Honor Roll. It was previously announced on Wednesday that 221 student-athletes (including 20 Skyhawks) earned an OVC Medal of Honor for their perfect 4.0 GPA’s last season.
UT Martin’s Commissioner’s Honor Roll recipients are listed below. Multiple asterisks indicate the number of years the student-athlete has made the list:
Baseball (10): Anthony Adduci, Tyler Albright, Tyler Borski, Peyton Cain, Winston Cannon, Ryan Helgren, Shane Seckinger**, Carson Shrode**, Blake Williams**, Dalton Westfall
Women’s Basketball (6): Breanna Boggs, Ashton Feldhaus**, Emanye Robertson, Kendall Spray, Myah Taylor, Jessy Ward***
Men’s Cross Country (5): Joey DeSantis****, Edwin Kurgat, Marcos Macias, Joey Palumbo, Austin Rogers
Women’s Cross Country (9): Ann Asipan, Agok Ayuen, Emma Edmonds, Sydney Larkin, Amelia Martin**, Kara Martin, Natalie Motor, Chantal Wilson**, Cherie Wilson**
Football (6): Brandon Anderson, Kadarren Bond, Caleb Counce**, AJ Daniel, Porter Streator**, Trey Warren
Men’s Golf (4): Tyler Guy****, Ross Redmont**, Gavin Shellnut, Jack Story
Rifle (8): Brigitte Curcio***, Andre Delcalzo**, Logan Hunt****, Kaitlin Korinek, Joe Martin***, Brianna Sawyers***, Alyson Sylvester**, Alex Tamboli***
Women’s Soccer (8): Maggie Burkett**, Sam Clymer, Nicole Collins, Saphyra Coombs-James, Danae Kaldaridou, Bianca McFarland, Amy McGivern, Alexius Thomas
Softball (14): Reid Ballard, Savannah Dodson***, Jessie Douglas**, Jodie Duncan***, Allison Evans, Alli Fulcher, Carly Gonzales***, Alicia Hansen***, Sara Hooten, Brooke Kennedy****, Renate Meckl****, Lauren Myers**, Rachel Williams, Gabby Zizzi
Women’s Tennis (7): Olha Burak, Sarah Candeloro****, Elina Geut**, Hitomi Naito****, Andrea Plantada**, Jemima Potter**, Burcu Tari***
Men’s Track and Field (6): Joey DeSantis, Edwin Kurgat, Marcos Macias, Joey Palumbo, Austin Rogers, Steven Vanstory
Women’s Track and Field (10): Ann Asipan, Agok Ayuen, Ivana Cherry, Emma Edmonds, Sydney Larkin, Lydia Lee, Amelia Martin, Kara Martin, Natalie Motor, Malia Sanders
Volleyball (10): Macy Catlett, Alisha Erves***, Hayley Gray, Colleen Larson****, Kelly Lean, Hannah Phillips, Macy Reigelsperger, Jamie Scherb**, Sarah Shaw, Madison Wessling****
Beach Volleyball (7): Macy Catlett, Saphyra Coombs-James, Hayley Gray, Kelly Lean, Hannah Phillips, Macy Reigelsperger, Sarah Shaw
Equestrian (6): Jade Bleskey, Sammi Felts**, Randi LaChance, Savannah Metheny, Bobbie Piddock, Brittany Woodard**