Feb. 6, 2014
CENTER VALLEY, Pa. - The Navy men's cross country team had 14 student-athletes named to the sport's Patriot League Academic Honor Roll, it was announced by the conference recently.
To be eligible for the Academic Honor Roll, a student-athlete must earn a 3.20 grade-point average in the fall semester.
Junior Jeremy Triplett earned a spot on the Honor Roll for the third time in his career. Triplett garnered a spot on the Honor Roll with a 3.38 GPA this past semester as an english major.
Sam Peckham, who was also named to the Academic All-Patriot League Team, posted a 3.84 GPA in systems engineering last semester to earn a spot on the honor roll.
Other Mids that were named to the Academic Honor Roll for the second time in their careers include juniors Drew Calcagno (4.00 GPA) and John Sweeney (3.56 GPA).
Calcagno and freshmen Ryan Speir and Billy Walker were three of the 10 student-athletes named to the Academic Honor Roll that had perfect 4.00 GPAs last semester.
Sophomore Shane O’Donnell returns to the Honor Roll for the second consecutive year with a 3.56 GPA in honors political science.
Freshmen Hal Bullen (3.35 GPA), Sam Pershall (3.60 GPA), Mitchell Pratt (3.76 GPA), Nick Wilcox (3.42 GPA) and Sam Williams (3.76 GPA) all qualified for the Honor Roll in their first semesters.
Seniors Robert Patterson
and Weston Kennedy
rounded out Navy's list of 14 honorees as they posted a 3.35 and 3.26 GPA during the fall, respectively.
Navy's Patriot League Academic Honor Roll Selections
Name, Yr. GPA, Major Hometown
Hal Bullen Fr. Undeclared 3.35 Annapolis, Md./Annapolis
Drew Calcagno Jr. Economics 4.00 Hanover, Mass./Boston College HS
Weston Kennedy Sr. Oceanography 3.26 Sugarland, Texas/Fort Bend Baptist Academy
Shane O’Donnell Jr. Honors Political Science 3.56 Norfolk, Va./Annapolis (Md.) Senior
Robert Patterson Sr. Economics 3.35 Owings, Md./DeMatha Catholic
Sam Peckham So. Systems Engineering 3.84 Valencia, Calif./Hart
Sam Pershall Fr. Undeclared 3.60 Severna Park, Md./Severna Park
Mitchell Pratt Fr. Undeclared 3.76 Temple City, Calif./Arcadia
Ryan Speir Fr. Undeclared 4.00 Burr Ridge, Ill./Lyons Township
John Sweeney Jr. Economics 3.56 Euclid, Ohio/Saint Ignacius
Jeramy Triplett Jr. English 3.38 Pflugerville, Texas/Hendrickson
Billy Walker Fr. Undeclared 4.00 Stevenson Ranch, Calif./Hart
Nick Wilcox Fr. Undeclared 3.42 Warner Robins, Ga./Warner Robins
Sam Williams Fr. Undeclared 3.76 Warren Center, Pa./Northeast Bradford