June 20, 2013
Patriot League Women's Track and Field Academic Honor Roll
CENTER VALLEY, Pa. - The Navy women's track and field team placed 25 student-athletes on the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll, the conference announced Thursday. Student-athletes needed a grade-point average of at least 3.20 during the 2013 spring semester and be a member of the track and field team during the indoor or outdoor season to earn a spot on the academic honor roll.
Recent graduate Brigid Byrne was named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll for the fourth time in her career. Byrne was named to the CoSIDA Academic All-District II First Team for cross country/track and field and was named the Patriot League Scholar-Athlete of the Year for women's outdoor track and field.
In addition to Byrne, recent graduates Caitlin Fine and Jordan Kronshage earned a fourth appearance on the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.
Recent graduates Melanie Sluzewicz and Stephanie Payne were each named to the academic honor roll for a third time. Sluzewicz and Payne served as Navy's team captains during the 2012-13 indoor and outdoor track and field seasons.
Recent graduate Katie Whitcombe, a Rhodes Scholar, was one five Mids to earn a perfect 4.0 grade-point average during the spring semester. Also earning a 4.0 was rising junior Shannon Cuthbert, rising sophomore Margo Darragh, rising junior Emily Jensen and rising sophomore Kathryn Quandt.
The Navy women's track and field team swept Army in the indoor and outdoor Star Meets during the 2012-13 season. Navy was also the team runner-up at both the Patriot League Indoor and Outdoor Championships.
Navy's Patriot League Academic Honor Roll Selections
Lindsey Adams 3.53 - Ocean Engineering
Sarah Bernhardt 3.75 - Oceanography **
Annie-Norah Beveridge 3.68 - International Relations **
Brigid Byrne 3.50 - English (Honors) ****
Sam Carl 3.47 - Mathematics **
Shannon Cuthbert 4.00 - Political Science **
Margo Darragh 4.00 - Oceanography
Marci Demyon 3.40 - Arabic
Veronica Ffrench 3.25 - Information Technology
Caitlin Fine 3.39 - Oceanography (honors) ****
Emily Jensen 4.00 - Mechanical Engineering **
Jordan Kronshage 3.80 - Ocean Engineering ****
Dale Lescher 3.35 - Aerospace Engineering
Kristen Liggett 3.25 - Systems Engineering
Crystan McLymore 3.44 - Mathematics
Alix Membreno 3.27 - Oceanography
Michelle Nelson 3.82 - Electrical Engineering
Morgan O'Connor 3.82 - Chemistry
Sierra Parks 3.58 - Oceanography
Stephanie Payne 3.31 - Systems Engineering ***
Kathryn Quandt 4.00 - Mathematics
Eli Rubin 3.29 - History
Melanie Sluzewicz 3.38 - English (honors) ***
Katie Whitcombe 4.00 - Chinese ***
Madeline Zell 3.50 - Systems Engineering **
** - two-time honoree; *** - three-time honoree; **** - four-time honoree