34 Knights Earn C-USA Academic Medals

April 17, 2009

ORLANDO, Fla. - Friday is the second straight day of proud academic news for UCF. Today, 34 student-athletes received C-USA Academic Medals, symbolic of maintaining a cumulative grade point average of 3.75 or higher.

Yesterday, a league record 224 UCF student-athletes were named to the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll for having a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0. It is also the third consecutive year that UCF has placed the most student-athletes on the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll of any league school.

UCF's 34 student-athletes receiving Academic Medals represents an increase of seven over its 2008 total of 27. Overall, 10 different UCF teams can boast at least one student-athlete with at least a 3.75 cumulative GPA.

The full list of UCF's recipients is below.

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Student-Athlete, Sport
Tyler Bunnell, Baseball
Gil Gomez, Baseball
Austin Smith, Baseball
Jessica Hall, Women's Basketball
Nick Black, Football
Daniel Vanbronkhorst, Football
Katie Detlefsen, Women's Golf
Alana Jo Alvarez, Women's Rowing
Katrina Bermudez, Women's Rowing
Tina Briz, Women's Rowing
Michelle Carter, Women's Rowing
Shane Furlong, Women's Rowing
Jessica Hewkin, Women's Rowing
Chelsey Lauzon, Women's Rowing
Caitlin Matthews, Women's Rowing
Vanessa Sabatier, Women's Rowing
Samantha Snyder, Women's Rowing
Leah VanLear, Women's Rowing
Jessica Veeneman, Women's Rowing
Taylor Wiatt, Women's Rowing
Katherine Wieland, Women's Rowing
Andreas Haertling, Men's Soccer
Sarah de Leon, Women's Soccer
Kaitlin Jackson, Women's Soccer
Elisa Larrett, Women's Soccer
Natalie Land, Softball
Abby McClain, Softball
Mary Helen Tyler, Softball
April Downey, Women's Track & Field
Jacqueline Gilchrist, Women's Track & Field
Vanessa Ziccardi, Women's Track & Field
Kristin Fisher, Volleyball
Jenny Heppert, Volleyball
Katie Riley, Volleyball