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CEDAR CREST HAS 25 STUDENT-ATHLETES NAMED TO CSAC ALL-ACADEMIC TEAM
Aston, PA (January 29, 2008) – The Colonial States Athletic Conference (CSAC) announced the members of the Fall 2008 All-Academic Team, capping off a successful fall season in academics and athletics.
“The CSAC is pleased to honor 463 student-athletes who have achieved the level of academic success necessary to be named to the All-Academic Team,” said CSAC Commissioner, Amy J. Friedman. “The conference is proud of its student-athletes for recognizing the importance of their education, especially the 155 student-athletes repeating this accomplishment from the fall of 2007.”
The CSAC All-Academic Award is earned by each student-athlete that meets NCAA Division III eligibility requirements, earns varsity status in their respective sport and earns a minimum semester grade point average (GPA) of 3.2. The team consists of student-athletes from Men’s Cross Country, Women’s Cross Country, Field Hockey, Men’s Soccer, Women’s Soccer, Women’s Tennis and Volleyball.
Of the 463 student-athletes receiving this award, 34 were First Team All-CSAC, 28 were named to the Second Team All-CSAC, 17 received Honorable Mention and 51 were recipients of Individual Sportsmanship Awards in their respective sports.
At the conclusion of the spring semester, the Colonial States Athletic Conference will honor student-athletes in the sports of Men’s Basketball, Women’s Basketball, Baseball, Golf, Men’s Lacrosse, Women’s Lacrosse, Softball and Men’s Tennis.
Cedar Crest College
*Brittany Fikes, Genetic Engineering, Jr., Boothwyn, Pa.
Tara Fikes, Undeclared, Fr., Boothwyn, Pa.
*Jessica Macko, Criminal Justice, Soph., Washington, N.J.
Adrienne Maurer, Psychology, Soph., Shillington, Pa.
Falynn Strohl, Undeclared, Fr., Allentown, Pa.
Katey Dauble, Undeclared, Fr., Allentown, Pa.
*Amanda Dombroski, Chemistry/Art, Jr., Orwigsburg, Pa.
Jesenia Holguin, Marketing, Jr., Jackson, N.J.
*Keri Laskey, Nutrition, Soph., Annandale, N.J.
Danielle Niles, Social Work, Jr., Glens Falls, N.Y.
Jackie Tuttle, Social Work/Psychology, Jr., Hermitage, Pa.
Women’s Cross Country
Chealsea Anagnoson, General Science/Fine Arts, Sr., Maine, N.Y.
Colleen Curran, Nursing, Soph., Harleysville, Pa.
*Kristen Geisinger, Nursing, Soph., Phillipsburg, N.J.
Alicia Gray, Undeclared, Fr., Lancaster, Pa.
Kelly Gonzalez, Undeclared, Fr., East Brunswick, N.J.
Michelle Snead, Biochemistry, Jr., Coopersburg, Pa.
*Brittany Clouser, Biodiversity & Conservation Biology, Jr., Salisbury, Md.
*Carrie Olson, S, Biology/Pre-Med, Sr., Tunkhannock, Pa.
*Kim Baksovich, Communication/English, Jr., Bushkill, Pa.
*Amy Dichter, Nursing, Soph., Woodbury, N.J.
*Alexandra Kuebler, S, Biology/Education, Soph., Washington, N.J.
*Sara Messner, Business Administration, Jr., Duncannon, Pa.
*Sarah Schopf, Nursing, Soph., Breinigsville, Pa.
*Laura Shively, Biology, Jr., Allenstown, N.H.
The above student-athletes are members of the Fall 2008 CSAC All-Academic Team. Please note the following representations: 1st = First Team All-CSAC, 2nd = Second Team All-CSAC, HM = All-CSAC Honorable Mention, S = Sportsmanship Award and * = Repeat appearance on list.