BETHLEHEM, Pa. --- The Moravian College Department of Athletics and Recreation had 135 of its student-athletes receive Dean's Honors List accolades from the College for achieving a 3.50 or higher grade-point average during the 2019 Fall semester.
"The coaches and staff in the Athletic Department are very proud of our student-athlete honorees that achieves the Dean's Honor List for the fall semester," stated Director of Athletics & Recreation and Head Women's Basketball Coach Mary Beth Spirk. "As a Division III institution, we maintain that same philosophy in our department: in order to be a successful athlete, you must be a successful student. Our coaches understand that academics are a top priority and our athletes all know that success in the classroom comes first. Congratulations to all the Dean's Honor List student-athletes."
The 135 Greyhounds account for 30 percent of the student-athletes that began the 2019-20 academic year on teams' rosters, and the total is 18.7 percent of the 725 total Moravian College students to achieve Dean's Honor List status for the fall. The total also includes 22 student-athletes that are participating in more than one sport and 26 members of the group had a perfect 4.0 during the fall semester.
The football squad had the most honorees with 16 student-athletes earning Dean's Honor List accolades while the women's soccer team had 13 student-athletes honored followed by the women's lacrosse and women's cross country teams with 12 honorees each, the women's track & field squad with 11 and the field hockey team with 10. The women's basketball and softball teams each had nine student-athletes named to the Dean's Honor List while baseball and men's cross country squads each had eight honorees. The women's tennis and men's lacrosse teams had six selections each while the men's soccer program had five followed by women's volleyball and men's track & field squads with four honorees and the men's tennis team with two. The 22 dual-sport student-athletes are listed with their first sport played during the academic year.
The full list of Moravian's 2019 Fall Dean's Honor List is available at https://www.moravian.edu/deans-honor-list-fall-2019#.XoTOm9NKgdV.
The student-athletes receiving Dean's List honors include: Brooke Adams (WTEN), Sean Agar (FB), Alexis Agrapides (SB), Madison Amy (WBB), Morgan Amy (WBB), Tanner Barr (FB), Meghan Bauer (SB), Nate Bendekovits (FB), Rodney Berger (BASE), Maddisen Bieber (SB), Liz Bill (WLAX), Ethan Blakely (MSOC), Vanessa Blose (WT&F), Gabriella Brandon (WLAX), Oonagh Breen (WSOC), Karlie Brogan (WBB), Shannon Brogan (SB), Alexa Brown (WSOC), Alix Buskirk (WBB), Jackson Buskirk (FB), Rachel Byrne (WXC, WT&F), Maddie Capuano (WBB), Kristen Cassidy (WTEN), Samantha Cherenson (WLAX), Megan Chesney (WSOC), Kaiden Chinchar (MSOC), Maecy Chlebowski (WLAX), Brad Clemson (MXC, MT&F), Cat Cole (WSOC, WT&F), Matt Comini (MLAX), Morgan Covart (WSOC), Ian Csencsits (BASE), Elizabeth DeMassa (WT&F), Mae Dienes (FH), Dominic DeRafelo (MXC, MT&F), Kirah Dreisbach (VB), Liam Dugan (MLAX), Jenevieve Eberly (WT&F), Breanna Federico (WLAX), Devon Fogel (MXC, MT&F), Royce Frazier (BASE), Brelyn Friedman (WLAX), Destiny George (WTEN), Grace Gilbert (WXC, WT&F), Peter Gingrich (MXC, MT&F), Richie Glennon (MXC, MT&F), Lauren Goetz (SB), Talea Gordon (FH), Nicole Grayuski (FH), Meg Hanily (SB), Nathan Hannis (MLAX), Ryan Harper (MT&F), Courtney Heist (WLAX), Derek Holmes (BASE), Marlee Hornbaker (WXC, WT&F), Shane Houghton (MXC, MT&F), Mason Hudnall (MTEN), Madison Hummel (SB), Ashley Hutchinson (WSOC), Taylor Irr (WSOC), Mackenzie Jakobsen (FH), Connor James (MLAX), Dan Jenkins (MT&F), Jacob Kanyuk (FB), Victoria Kauffman (VB), Elise Keeney (FH), Jackie Kelly (WBB), Gavin Kemery (MXC, MT&F), Ashley Kunsman (FH), Alyssa Lambert (WT&F), Devyn Lapp (FH), Andrew Lelie (FB), Michael Lerch (MXC, MT&F), Tanner Leslie (MLAX), Raquel Lopez De Boer (WBB), Connor Lyon (FB), Lizzie Macioci (WLAX), Renee Mapa (VB), Emma Marion (WXC, WT&F), Tyler Maxsim (FB), Katie Mayer (WXC, WT&F), Rachael McCoach (WXC, WT&F), Sean McFarland (MT&F), Riley McHugh (MSOC), Shayne McNally (WT&F), Cristina Merone (WTEN), Rachel Mikols (WXC, WT&F), Akinori Mollenthiel (MSOC), Val Monaco (WSOC), Meghan Moore (WLAX), Brendan Morgans (FB), Connor Morro (BASE), Brandon Nemeth (FB), Alison Nicolosi (WXC, WT&F), Natalie Novotni (WXC, WT&F), Siobhan O'Sullivan-Evangelista (WSOC), Sal Pagano (FB), Hannah Pellicciotti (WTEN), Eirean Perst (WLAX), Brett Poling (FB), Chris Pow (BASE), Dylan Purdy (FB), Emily Renner (WT&F), Crystal Robinson (WT&F), Ashley Rohrer (WXC, WT&F), Robert Roman (BASE), Frank Sallusti (FB), Brooke Santy (WBB), Haylee Sailor (WT&F), Olivia Schlofer (FH), Olivia Schmid (WLAX), Derek Scott (MT&F), Brandon Sisk (MLAX), Victoria Smith (SB), Natalie Stabilito (WXC, WT&F), Emily Stanilious (SB), Lauren Steinert (WTEN), Lindsey Strohl (WLAX), Jaequan Swint (FB), Alexis Szaro (VB), Justin Szaro (MTEN), Molly Talarico (WXC, WT&F), Safa Turkdonmez (MSOC), Alex Tursi (MXC, MT&F), Skylar Vaughan (WSOC), Morgan Weaver (WT&F), Ethan Weber (BASE), P.J. Weierbach (FB), Paige Weiss (WSOC), Emily Wells (FH, WT&F), Marissa Werner (WSOC), Camaryn Wheeler (WT&F), Haley Wrazien (FH), Jess Yanovitch (WSOC), Hailee Yoder (WT&F), Kayla Yoegel (WBB).