The University of Wisconsin-Superior had 157 student-athletes make the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Scholastic Honor Roll for the 2012-13 academic year. This is the fourth straight year that the number of Yellowjackets making the honor roll has increased.
“I may be biased, but I don’t think that the student-athletes on our campus get enough credit for the time and effort that they put into being their best on the court, field or rink as well as in the classroom,” said UWS Athletics Director Steve Nelson. “To have that number of our student-athletes achieve a grade point average above 3.0 in some difficult academic programs says a lot about the young people that our coaches are bringing in to UW-Superior. We are extremely proud of the job that they do.”
To qualify for the WIAC Scholastic Honor Roll, student-athletes must achieve a grade point average of 3.0 or better on a 4.0 scale. Conference-wide, nearly 50 percent of the more than 5,000 student-athletes in the WIAC garnered academic honors.
The WIAC also presented an all-academic award to institutions that had a grade point average for its student-athletes that was equal to, or greater than, the grade point average of the overall student body.
Yellowjacket student-athletes received the honor for the seventh straight year and for the 11th time in the last 12 years by having a cumulative grade point average of 2.985. The overall student population at UWS earned a cumulative grade point average of 2.963.
UWS was one of six WIAC schools to receive the award, joining UW-La Crosse, UW-Platteville, UW-River Falls, UW-Stout and UW-Whitewater.
“We take a lot of pride in the fact that our student-athletes have the grade point average that they do and sort of set the standard for our student body,” Nelson said. “I like that we accomplish what we do in the classroom, and hopefully what our student-athletes do inspires other students. If they see someone excelling as athletes, earning a high grade point average volunteering in the community and also doing something like holding down a job, then maybe they will strive a little harder to meet the standard that we are setting.”
WIAC Scholastica Honor Roll
Alex Beers, Mike Doescher, Tom Fairbanks, Kyle Gauger, Christian Hall, Sam Holden, Kevin Klipstein, Jordan Koepp, Jake Lewis, Tony Remund, Wyatt Soderquist, Seth Wage.
Men’s basketball (5)
Brendan Bauer, Caleb Burch, Walter Charlton, Trent Davis, Taylor Mattison.
Men’s cross country (8): Charles Corbett, Brandon Haling, Aaron Jarecki, Any Kast, Ed Martin, Sam Paakkonen, Monte Stewart, Cam Tiberg.
Men’s hockey (23)
Alec Austin, Christian Belobaba, Chad Blanleil, Pat Dalbec, Tanner Dion, Alec Doig, Nick Drill, Ryan Hill, Cody Hotchkin, Josh Kesler, Kyle Leahy, Joey Massingham, Brett Meyers, Dennis Nordmark, Mike Orosey, Brad Phenow, Ryan Pinoniemi, Sam Prpich, Adam Reichert, Andy Singerhouse, Derek Stauber, Nick Stoskopf, Drew Strandberg.
Men’s soccer (11)
Mike Bodner, Tyler DeHut, Nick Early, Matt Elder, Ben Kasper, Trevor LaRoche-Theune, Hunter Leon, John Levenick, Nico Railef, Karl Schmidtke, Gabriel Storck de Silva.
Men’s track and field (15)
Andy Kast, Jared Anderson, Charles Corbett, Kevin Danielson, Felipe Floriano, Ryan Guthrie, Brandon Haling, Jackson Lindquist, Ed Martin, Kevin Olson, Matt Reijo, Derek Solarz, Monte Stewart, Cam Tiberg, Gabe Zielke.
Britnee Blake, Whitney Brugman, Kelly Carlson, Sasha Fjeran, Lindsay Garay, Nicolle Gross, Summer Lindelien, Sally Linzmeier, Haley McNeil, Shelly Misco, Allie Nelson, Kelsey Nelson, Megan Nelson, Brittany Thomfohrda, Katie Wilke.
Emily Andres, Emily Cole, Keely Deadrick, Salaan Gilbert, Nikki Gosson, Emily Kadlec, Lauren Peterson, Kitty Tynen, Vicki Vinokur, Brooke Vonasek, Farrah Wirtz, Jessica Zimmerman.
Women’s basketball (13)
Katelyn Adams, Britnee Blake, Dana Karlstad, Vanessa Lebens, Alyssa Lindberg, Sally Linzmeier, Jayme Malnory, Allie Nelson, Kristen Nett, Hillary Peterson, Desirae Sarver, Connie Urmanski, Deandra Vavra.
Women’s cross country (5)
Paige Arneson, Jackie Erickson, Katie Huberty, Kristen Jasperson, Kate Weyenberg.
Women’s hockey (13): Alison Shrift, Kelsey Firkus, Sheryl Kaskiw, Bailey Caitlyn Hunt, Karen Larson, Alexis Reid, Kiara De Kezel, Shanley Peters, Dani Schultz, Ashley Birdsall, Kerry Mayhew, Chelsey Wierschem.
Women’s soccer (14)
Katelyn Adams, Nichole Casler, Shelby Coombs, Chelsea Cossin, Mallory Engen, Kalea Hatlewick, Sarah Johnson, Alexis Jones, Ana Morse, Taylor Piechocki, Alison Shrift, Rachel Wallace, Jade Wong, Whitney Zegarski.
Women’s track and field (11)
Emma Bailey, Darian Bushey, Katie Capriglione, Mallory Engen, Jackie Erickson, Emily Gibson-Treptow, Jennifer Komrey, Sydney Thompson, Vicki Vinokur, Kate Weyenberg, Nicole Yadon.