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Lady’Backs get it done in the classroom

BY ANDRES FOCIL
Lady’Backs get it done in the classroom

FAYETTEVILLE — Twenty-five University of Arkansas female student-athletes posted perfect 4.0 grade-point-averages for the spring semester the Women’s Athletics Department announced today. The 2006 spring semester is the fifth in the last eight in which the Lady Razorbacks have had more than 20 student-athletes earn Women’s Athletic Department Academic Champion honors. Soccer and track and field/cross country highlighted the list with six athletes on each squad with 4.0s. Soccer also topped the team GPA with a 3.51 to lead the department. This semester’s soccer Academic Champions are Christina Burger, Leah Collison, Carrie Dillsaver, Allison Harris, Holly Rosen and Kate Venable. The track and field/cross country Academic Champions are Dacia Barr, Brandy Buss, Maureen Scott, Megan Scott, Penny Splichal and Katie Stripling. Also earning 4.0 GPAs were, from softball: Katy Henry, Rachel LeMaster, Mindy O’Malley and Blaire Perry; from basketball: Melissa Hobbs, Kristin Peoples and Rochelle Vaughn; from gymnastics: Rachel Barnett, Audra Loveless and Dana McQullin; from volleyball: Destiny Clark; from swimming: Angela Kora and from tennis: Lindsey Brown. In addition to the Academic Champions, the Lady Razorbacks had 40 student-athletes named to the Athletic Director’s list with grades ranging between 3.50-3.99. Thirty-nine Lady Razorbacks were selected to the Honor Roll with 3.00-3.49 GPAs last semester.

Academic Champions (4.00)
NAME SPORT MAJOR
Rachel Barnett Gymnastics Kinesiology
Dacia Barr Track/XC Information Systems
Lindsey Brown Tennis Marketing
Christina Burger Soccer Marketing
Brandy Buss Track/XC Kinesiology
Destiny Clark Volleyball Kinesiology
Leah Collison Soccer Engineering
Carrie Dillsaver Soccer Nursing
Allison Harris Soccer Psychology
Katy Henry Softball English
Melissa Hobbs Basketball Kinesiology
Angela Kora Swimming Mechanical Engineering
Rachel LeMaster Softball Nursing
Audra Loveless Gymnastics Kinesiology
Dana McQuillin Gymnastics Int. Design/Sociology
Mindy O’Malley Softball Elementary Education
Kristin Peoples Basketball Biology
Blaire Perry Softball Elementary Education
Holly Rosen Soccer Marketing
Maureen Scott Track/XC Kinesiology
Megan Scott Track/XC Sociology
Penny Splichal Track/XC Recreation
Katie Stripling Track/XC Kinesiology
Rochelle Vaughn Basketball Recreation
Kate Venable Soccer Criminal Justice
Athletic Director’s List (3.50-3.99)
NAME SPORT MAJOR
Devon Burger Soccer Biology
Kelli Cole Volleyball English
Karla Crose Volleyball Kinesiology
Rebecca Davis Soccer Communications
Jessica Dorrell Volleyball Marketing
Beth Fahey Track/XC Kinesiology
Megan Fawley Soccer Elementary Education
Catherine Fowler Volleyball International Business
Hillary Freeman Softball Undeclared
Jessie Gordon Track/XC Accounting
Erin Gray Track/XC Biology
Emily Gregory Swimming Mathematics
Sarah Gwisdala Soccer Marketing
Jennifer Harper Track/XC Undeclared
Lindsey Hinshaw Golf Kinesiology
Kayla Johnson Softball Undeclared
Vlatka Jovanovic Tennis Journalism
Ela Kaluder Tennis Kinesiology
Rebecca Kerr Track/XC Chemistry
Denitza Koleva Volleyball Kinesiology
Alexandra LaChance Gymnastics Undeclared
Stacy Lewis Golf Finance
Allison Linden Tennis Finance
Megan McCool Soccer Criminal Justice
Hannah McLeod Gymnastics Biology
Aurelija Miseviciute Tennis Economics
Kayce Odle Softball Nursing
Emily Peacock Gymnastics Journalism
Caroline Peyton Track/XC English
Sarah Pfeifer Basketball Industrial Engineering
Tiffany Redlarczyk Track/XC Kinesiology
Michelle Rossio Track/XC Biology
Angela Scott Track/XC Business
Andrea Sparks Soccer Marketing
Katherine Stauffer Soccer Psychology
Lonnie Strange Swimming History
Kristen Thibodeaux Swimming Marketing
Brittney Vaughn Basketball Journalism
Kelly Vrshek Track/XC Pre-Nursing
Rachel Wilhelm Tennis Undeclared
Honor Roll (3.00-3.49)
NAME SPORT MAJOR
Amy Allison Volleyball Kinesiology
Whitney Allison Soccer Political Science
Kristina Andjelkovoic Basketball General Business
Denise Bargiachi Track/XC Undeclared
Carly Bloomfield Track/XC Animal Science
Audrey Bordeleau Tennis Finance
Samantha Buckner Softball Communications
Whitney Cloer Softball Kinesiology
Melissa Cornett Tennis Biology
Lyndsay Corry Soccer Kinesiology
Samantha Cortez Gymnastics Psychology
Caira Daugherty Volleyball Psychology
Elizabeth Engs Swimming Undeclared
Mariann Fulop Swimming Recreation
Breanne Guy Gymnastics Pre-Nursing
Mary Katherine Hamilton Soccer Marketing
Katie Hardman Gymnastics Kinesiology
Brooke Higgs Track/XC Elementary Education
Leslie Howard Basketball Psychology
Dayna Huckabee Softball Kinesiology
Stephanie Irwin Track/XC Kinesiology
Summer Jackson Swimming Kinesiology
Christina Lawrence Volleyball Business
Melissa Leigh Gymnastics Kinesiology
Michelle Martin Track/XC Nursing
Morgan McCord Soccer Marketing
Ashley Medders Golf History
Kelsey Mollencamp Track/XC Accounting
Jocelyne Moncrief Softball Undeclared
Lucy Nunn Golf Kinesiology
Danielle O’Reilly Track/XC Psychology
Sasha Rolle Track/XC Kinesiology
Sandra Smith Softball Kinesiology
Whitney Sylvan Golf Communications
Kathryn Taylor Soccer Marketing
Megan Thompson Track/XC Journalism
Sheree Thompson Basketball Kinesiology
Kayla Tucker Track/XC Food Science
Abbey Wilburn Soccer Accounting


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