@AU_TrackXC Places 20 on PL Academic Honor Roll

@AU_TrackXC Places 20 on PL Academic Honor Roll

CENTER VALLEY, Pa. - The American University track and field team earned 20 spots on the 2019 Winter/Spring Patriot League Academic Honor Roll, the league office released on Friday.

A total of 534 male and female student-athletes were selected to the honor roll, improving upon last year's total by 30. To be eligible for the Patriot League Winter/Spring Academic Honor Roll, a student-athlete must earn a 3.20 GPA in the spring semester and participate in one of the Patriot League's winter or spring sports.

Bucknell and Lehigh paced the list of female honorees with 53 selections each followed by Holy Cross with 42 and Lafayette with 34. Boston University and Loyola Maryland each earned 30 spots while Navy (23), Army West Point (19), Colgate (18), and American (10) rounded out the list.

On the men's side, Bucknell was back at the top alongside Navy with 36 selections each. Holy Cross was next with 28 followed by Boston University (25), Lehigh (23), Colgate (22), Lafayette (22), Army West Point (20), and American (10).

Senior Kassidy Ayres, senior Lucia Rose, junior Emily Houghton, and sophomore Shelbi Wuss highlighted the list of women's honorees as four of the 38 student-athletes to earn a perfect 4.0 GPA during the spring semester.

Ayres was also one of two Eagles to earn a fourth career honor roll selection along with classmate Matthew Rainey. Senior Liam Purdy topped the group, though, as a five-year academic honor roll recipient. 

A group of five Eagles earned honor roll selections for the third time in their careers, including Houghton, junior Katelyn Deibler, junior Kaitlyn McTernan, junior Caleb Brown, and junior Gerard D'Ambrosio III. Senior Adriana Hooks, junior Arianna Lopez, Rose, Wuss, senior Ben Doiron and sophomores Max LustigJohn Pagliaro, and Michael Weidenbruch all made their second honor roll appearance while freshmen Clare HernandezElise HookerMiguel Dickenson, and Christian Kahn made their debuts.

For the latest on American University Track & Field, stay tuned to AUEagles.com and follow the team on Twitter @AU_TrackXC.

2019 Patriot League Women's Track & Field Academic Honor Roll

Kassidy Ayres, Sr.
Katelyn Deibler, Jr.
Clare Hernandez, Fr.
Elise Hooker, Fr.
Adriana Hooks, Sr.
Emily Houghton, Jr.
Arianna Lopez, Jr.
Kaitlyn McTernan, Jr.
Lucia Rose, Sr.
Shelbi Wuss, So.
International Studies
International Studies
Health Promotion
Law and Society

2019 Patriot League Men's Track & Field Academic Honor Roll

Caleb Brown, Jr.
Gerard D'Ambrosio III, Jr.
Miguel Dickenson, Fr.
Ben Doiron, Sr.
Christian Kahn, Fr.
Max Lustig, So.
John Pagliaro, So.
Liam Purdy, Sr.
Matthew Rainey, Sr.
Michael Weidenbruch, So.

Applied Mathematics
Business Administration: Entrepreneurship, Marketing
Film and Media Arts
Info Systems/Technology
International Studies
Health Promotion Management