Valpo Student-Athletes Receive Recognition as MVC Announces Academic Honors

Valpo Student-Athletes Receive Recognition as MVC Announces Academic Honors
By: Valparaiso University Last Updated: August 9, 2019

The Valparaiso University athletic department was well represented as the Missouri Valley Conference released its academic honors for the 2018-2019 academic and athletic year on Friday.

Eight representatives received the highest award – the President’s Council Academic Excellence honor. Valpo had 75 student-athletes achieve the Commissioner’s Academic Excellence Award, while 203 were named to the Missouri Valley Conference honor roll.

The President's Council Academic Excellence Award requires a minimum 3.8 cumulative grade point average (through Spring 2018 semester), participation in athletics a minimum of two years, and the student-athlete must be within 18 hours of graduation. The Commissioner’s Academic Excellence Award requires a minimum grade point average of 3.5 for the previous two semesters, a minimum 3.2 cumulative grade point average and participation in athletics.

To qualify for the Valley Honor Roll, a student-athlete must have recorded a minimum 3.2 grade point average for a specified term (Fall 2018/Spring 2019), must have been a member of an athletics team, and must have a minimum of 12 hours of enrollment during the fall or spring semesters.

PRESIDENT’S COUNCIL ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE AWARD

Katherine Carlson Volleyball/WBB Valparaiso

Emma Chelsvig Women's Track Valparaiso

Connor Hickey Men's Track Valparaiso

Jordan Kopfer Women's Tennis Valparaiso

Casey Main Swimming Valparaiso

Rafael Mentzingen Men's Soccer Valparaiso

Dylan Waugaman Men's Soccer Valparaiso

Mitchell Wittmann Men's Golf Valparaiso

COMMISSIONER’S ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE AWARD

Christian Barczi Baseball

Steven Fitzsimmons Baseball

Jarrett Hammel Baseball

Easton Rhodehouse Baseball

Jon Tieman Baseball

Derrik Smits Men's Basketball

Alexander Bruno Men's CC/Track and Field

Tyler Grimes Men's CC/Track and Field

Connor Hickey Men's CC/Track and Field

Jack Worman Men's CC/Track and Field

Tim Zange Men's CC/Track and Field

Drew Alexander Men's Golf

Ross Lazar Men's Golf

Mitchell Wittmann Men's Golf

Jeremy Wu Men's Golf

Brady Bell Men's Soccer

Junta Callahan Men's Soccer

Jordan James Men's Soccer

Rafael Mentzingen Men's Soccer

Alex Richt Men's Soccer

Dylan Waugaman Men's Soccer

Robbie Bretl Men's Swimming

Brendon Johnson Men's Swimming

Brandon Ancona Men's Tennis

Gabriel Carvajal Men's Tennis

Chad Kissell Men's Tennis

Daniel Langston Men's Tennis

Brian Pecyna Men's Tennis

Peter Rhodes Men's Track and Field

Jeremy Seiler Men's Track and Field

Ella Ellenson Women's Basketball

Grace Hales Women's Basketball

Caitlin Morrison Women's Basketball

Katherine Carlson W Basketball/Volleyball

Payton Bertermann Bowling

Hannah Forton Bowling

Becky Lohse Bowling

Kendra Tryniski Bowling

Emma Chelsvig Women's CC/Track and Field

Katherine Germann Women's CC/Track and Field

Taylor Justison Women's CC/Track and Field

Claire Kovarik Women's CC/Track and Field

Katherine Mitchell Women's CC/Track and Field

Maria Broecker Women's Soccer

Cory Griffith Women's Soccer

Olivia Janke Women's Soccer

Adi Johnson Women's Soccer

Natalia Kontul Women's Soccer

Keegan Maris Women's Soccer

Drew Moulton Women's Soccer

Ava Porlier Women's Soccer

Kiera Pratt Women's Soccer

Ali Quillen Women's Soccer

Savannah Smith Women's Soccer

Lauren Torhorst Women's Soccer

Lauren Yoder Women's Soccer

Addi Burke Softball

Jenna Edwards Softball

Kenzie Grossman Softball

Morgan Matalin Softball

Brittany Anderson Softball/Women's Volleyball

Sarah Law W Swimming and Diving

Tara Lawson W Swimming and Diving

Casey Main W Swimming and Diving

Jordan Kopfer Women's Tennis

Meg Modesto Women's Tennis

Nellie Bonham Women's Track and Field

Hayley Krulik Women's Track and Field

Lauren Mikolajczak Women's Track and Field

Anne Mou Women's Track and Field

Sydney Bronner W Track and Field/Volleyball

Alana Brown Women's Volleyball

Rylee Cookerly Women's Volleyball

Ally Cummings Women's Volleyball

Allison Ketcham Women's Volleyball

MVC HONOR ROLL

BASEBALL

Louie Baker

Christian Barczi

Kevin Barry

Keegan Bates

Blake Billinger

Patrick Donohue

Jeremy Drudge

Colin Fields

Steven Fitzsimmons

Zachary Fricke

Jarrett Hammell

Michael Hardtke

Jim Jarecki

Brent Jones

Jake Kapers

Mike Kornacker

Nick Leaverton

James Meyer

Michael Mommersteeg

Quigley Montana

Easton Rhodehouse

Sam Shaikin

Tanner Skidmore

Jon Tieman

MEN'S BASKETBALL

Markus Golder

John Kiser

Deion Lavender

Derrik Smits

Jaume Sorolla

Langston Stalling

M XC/TRACK & FIELD

Alexander Bruno

Rylan Dreyer

Victor Fortin

Tyler Grimes

Connor Hickey

Jack Mader

Dominic Paoletti

Noah VanDerhei

Ignacio Veloz Bonilla

Jack Worman

Tim Zange

Andrew Zittell

Gunnar Ashmon

Emanuel Daggett

Anthony Elliott

Lucas Lavendusky

Will Maidment

Jacob Rasawehr

Peter Rhodes

Jeremy Seiler

Evan Snow

Cole Stradtmann

Alek Trafton

MEN'S GOLF

Drew Alexander

Jack Juskow

Ross Lazar

Matthew McCarthy

Lance Picton

Brett Seward

Charlie Toman

Garrett Willis

Mitchell Wittmann

Jeremy Wu

MEN'S SOCCER

Brady Bell

Junta Callahan

Mattia Dabala

Jonas Engler

Adan Garcia

Jordan James

Franklin Kirui

Mason Marcey

Rafael Mentzingen

Alex Richt

Demar Rose

Dan Rosenfeld

Chris Villalobos

Dylan Waugaman

MEN'S TENNIS

Brandon Ancona

Franklin Brozovich

Gabriel Carvajal

Chad Kissell

Daniel Langston

Brian Pecyna

M SWIMMING

Robbie Bretl

Brendon Johnson

Ric Renner

Brett Strongman

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL

Ella Ellenson

Shay Frederick

Grace Hales

Meredith Hamlet

Nicole Johanson

Caitlin Morrison

Taylor Richards

Hannah Schaub

Allison Schofield

Addison Stoller

Carie Weinman

Ava Porlier (also WSOC)

Katherine Carlson (also VB)

WOMEN'S GOLF

Tiffany Curtis

Payton Hodson

Morgan Kier

Kayla Krueger

Grace McMinn

Kylie Shoemake

WOMEN'S SOCCER

Caitlyn Oliver

Analiesee Albergo

Maria Broecker

Shannon Carr

Emily Engler

Peyton Flynn

Kezia Gesell

Riana Gesell

Sydney Griffin

Cory Griffith

Kelsey Jahn

Olivia Janke

Adi Johnson

Natalia Kontul

Julia Lehnen

Keegan Maris

Morgen Metzger

Drew Moulton

Tahelah Noel

Kiera Pratt

Ali Quillen

Jenna Schluter

Eva Schneider

Kerry Slaga

Savannah Smith

Lauren Torhorst

Lauren Yoder

SOFTBALL

Ashley Barker

Addi Burke

Jenna Edwards

Kenzie Grossman

Maddie Henry

Taylor Herschbach

Taylor Knight

Jaymee Lawton

Morgan Matalin

Addison Pixley

Carly Trepanier

Jaina Westphal

Brittany Anderson (also VB)

W SWIMMING

Victoria Bain

Emily Baumgartner

Katie Craig

Sarah Law

Tara Lawson

Casey Main

Erica Martins

Lillia Pogue

Danielle Richardson

Chiara Robinson

Paige Wright

WOMEN'S TENNIS

Claire Czerwonka

Jordan Kopfer

Meg Modesto

Isabella Schoolcraft

Jelena Vujanic

Randi Wind

W XC/TRACK & FIELD

Nicole Berneche

Claire Kovarik

Sarah Caesar

Kailee Carro

Emma Chelsvig

Katherine Germann

Taylor Justison

Celia McGhiey

Sarah Messerschmidt

Kate Mitchell

Olivia Recker

Nellie Bonham

Alaina Carpenter

Sierra Fischer

Jordan Houlihan

Hayley Krulik

Shannon Lahey

Lauren Mikolajczak

Anne Mou

Michelle Pierce

Julia Rustmann

Aaliyah Strickland

Sydney Bronner (also VB)

VOLLEYBALL

Alana Brown

Rylee Cookerly

Ally Cummings

Kayla Currier

Gabrielle Daniels

Jillian Grant

Haley Hart

Allison Ketcham

WOMEN'S BOWLING

Samantha Kunke

Hannah Forton

Sam Perez

Payton Bertermann

Jessica Soskich

Becky Lohse

Mirica Yancey

Kendra Tryniski

Gianna Mickolayck