GSW places 84 student-athletes on 2015-16 PBC Honor Roll

Published 7:16 am Friday, August 5, 2016


AMERICUS – Georgia Southwestern State University placed 84 student-athletes on the 2015-16 Peach Belt Conference Presidential Honor Roll released recently by the league office. It marks the highest total for Georgia Southwestern since joining the league in 2006.
The GSW women’s soccer program placed the largest number of student-athletes on the list with 16. Men’s soccer and baseball both had 13 honorees.
The men’s golf team led all GSW programs – for the third consecutive year – with the highest percentage of its roster on the Presidential Honor Roll.
The Presidential Honor Roll recognizes all student-athletes at the 14 Peach Belt member institutions who had a GPA of 3.0 or higher for the academic year. It was announced Tuesday that a record-breaking 1,630 student-athletes had earned the recognition.
The honor roll has been divided into four groups: Presidential Scholars, Bronze Scholars, Silver Scholars and Gold Scholars. All student-athletes with a GPA from 3.0 to 3.24 are Presidential Scholars while Bronze Scholars are 3.25 to 3.49; Silver 3.50 to 3.74 and Gold Scholars are those with a 3.75 to 4.00.
Listed below is the complete list of GSW academic honorees in the 2015-16 Peach Belt Conference Presidential Honor Roll:
Gold Scholars [19]: Evan Alderman (Baseball), Kenyona Armstrong (Women’s Basketball), Mercedes Benites (Women’s Soccer), Ashley Denby (Women’s Tennis), Earl Dupree (Baseball), Carson Fields (Men’s Tennis), Neeli Fortson (Women’s Soccer), Myles Gay (Baseball), Haley Goodson (Softball), Mitch Holloway (Baseball), Juan Morales (Men’s Soccer), Anders Olsson (Men’s Golf), Silvio Polly (Men’s Soccer), Voshon Ramcharan (Men’s Soccer), Michael Ranieri (Baseball), Ja’Quesha Sesler (Women’s Basketball), Josh Swift (Men’s Soccer), Jamie Thomas (Women’s Tennis), Nicholas Ward (Men’s Golf)
The 19 Gold Scholars account for 22.62 percent of GSW’s total in 2015-16, which is also a school record.
Silver Scholars [12]:  John Clark Auer (Men’s Soccer), Christopher Avery (Men’s Soccer), Garrett Blamire (Men’s Soccer), Kendall Crew (Women’s Tennis), Tara Harrison (Women’s Soccer), Kristin McDonald (Women’s Soccer), Daniel Perez (Baseball), Julian Rugel (Men’s Soccer), Emili Russ (Women’s Basketball), Lacy Striblin (Softball), Haley West (Women’s Soccer), Colt Yawn (Men’s Basketball)
Bronze Scholars [27]: Jessica Bingham (Women’s Soccer), Mary Catharine Calcutt (Women’s Cross Country), Hugh Campbell (Men’s Golf), Rachel Cochran (Women’s Soccer), Ellie Cook (Women’s Soccer), Trevor Dempsey (Men’s Soccer), Julia Dunlap (Softball), Hayes Dupree (Men’s Golf), Nikki Graham (Softball), Ella Hawkins (Women’s Soccer & Softball), Avery Heid (Women’s Soccer), Fraser Johnston (Men’s Golf), Lucas Kimmel (Men’s Soccer), Davey King (Baseball), Anneliese Leahy (Women’s Tennis), Kwante’sha Love (Women’s Basketball), Oliver Marshall (Men’s Tennis), Katherine McGarr (Women’s Cross Country), Jasmine McSwain (Women’s Basketball), Beau Millwood (Men’s Tennis), Courtney Ostrus (Women’s Soccer), Sholeh Rezaee (Women’s Soccer), Kristi Sheridan (Women’s Soccer), Kaley Sikes (Softball), Syndee Smith (Women’s Tennis), Chandler Thomas (Men’s Basketball), Chanice Whitton (Women’s Basketball)
Presidential Scholars [26]: Lauren Ard (Women’s Cross Country), Tyler Barker (Men’s Golf), Brett Burgess (Baseball), Brittany Davis (Softball), Rebekah Davis (Softball), Nick Fonseca (Baseball), Elyse Gowen (Women’s Soccer), Matt Hubbard (Baseball), Joel Landis (Men’s Tennis), Josh Logan (Baseball), Dakota Long (Baseball), Shyra Lynch (Women’s Soccer), Joshlyn Martin (Softball), Hannah McCain (Softball), Brooks McDonel (Baseball), Shelby Parsekian (Women’s Cross Country), Zack Pirtle (Men’s Soccer), Bri Reda (Women’s Soccer), Kenesha Roberts (Women’s Soccer), Savannah Ross (Women’s Cross Country), Graysen Sanders (Softball), Jonathan Sayers (Men’s Soccer), Chris Steinwachs (Men’s Soccer), Adam Thoseby (Men’s Basketball), Cade Towers (Men’s Basketball), Devante Tremble (Men’s Basketball)