Warrior Excellence in the Classroom

January 17, 2011

For Immediate Release

Fort Wayne, IN – Not only have the athletes at Indiana Tech been getting it done on the field, but they are also excelling in the classroom. Seven Tech teams were honored last year by the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) with Scholar-Team Awards for having a team GPA of 3.0, including women’s tennis (3.62), men’s tennis (3.49), volleyball (3.41), women’s soccer (3.26), men’s soccer (3.12), baseball (3.10), and softball (3.03).

29 fall sport athletes this year have been recognized by the Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference for their academic efforts. To receive this honor an athlete must be at least a junior and have a GPA of 3.25.

WHAC All-Academic Team

Mika Davis, Cross Country

Veronica Jersey, Cross Country

Micky Nelson, Cross Country

Kara Van Horn, Cross Country

John Wainwright, Cross Country

Alyssa Webb, Cross Country

Melanie Forman, Volleyball

Ashley Hamilton, Volleyball

Kayla Hartman, Volleyball

Tais Oliveira, Volleyball

Tricia Stevens, Volleyball

David Crowe, Men’s Soccer

Josh Haupt, Men’s Soccer

Joseph Ishraidi, Men’s Soccer

Aaron Newell, Men’s Soccer

Anthony Podzius, Men’s Soccer

Stephen Putek, Men’s Soccer

Rob Sanders, Men’s Soccer

Benny Saydee, Men’s Soccer

Sam Terman, Men’s Soccer

Becky Armstrong, Women’s Soccer

Ashli Follrod, Women’s Soccer

Tressa Garty, Women’s Soccer

Ashley Mejia, Women’s Soccer

Alex Bunner, Men’s Golf

Mike Kasperski, Men’s Golf

Chris McMahan, Men’s Golf

Nick Quick, Men’s Golf

Kalie Sanders, Women’s Golf

 

14 athletes have also been recognized as NAIA Scholar-Athletes. To qualify, a student must be nominated by each institution’s head coach, maintain a minimum grade point average of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale and have achieved junior academic status.

NAIA Academic All-American

Mika Davis, Cross Country

Veronica Jersey, Cross Country

Micky Nelson, Cross Country

John Wainwright, Cross Country

Melanie Forman, Volleyball

Ashley Hamilton, Volleyball

Kayla Hartman, Volleyball

Tais Oliveira, Volleyball

David Crowe, Men’s Soccer

Joseph Ishraidi, Men’s Soccer

Aaron Newell, Men’s Soccer

Sam Terman, Men’s Soccer

Tressa Garty, Women’s Soccer

Ashley Mejia, Women’s Soccer

 

For more information on Indiana Tech athletics please call the Athletic Office at 260-422-5561 ext. 2262 or visit our website at http://www.indianatech.edu/athletics

 

Media Contact

Zach Shore
Sports Information Director
(260) 422-5561, ext. 2492
zrshore@indianatech.edu

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