Knights Set Record with 48 C-USA Academic Medal Honorees


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April 12, 2013

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By Doug Richards
UCFAthletics.com

ORLANDO, Fla. (UCFAthletics.com) - A school-record 48 UCF student-athletes were honored Friday with the prestigious Conference USA Commissioner's Academic Medal, which is awarded to individuals who have achieved a cumulative grade-point average of 3.75 or better.

The 48 honorees are the most for the Knights since the program joined C-USA in 2005. A year ago, 32 UCF student-athletes received the medal.

UCF's medal winners represented 13 athletics programs. Last year, 10 programs were represented.

On Thursday C-USA announced its academic honor roll (3.0 GPA or better) and 227 Knights were on the list.

UCF's academic medal winners are listed below in alphabetical order by sport:

Women's Basketball
Kayli Keough
Meghan Keough

Cross Country
Jocelin Adona
Shelby Blaes
Jessica Pachay
Rachel Petrik

Football
Lyle Dankenbring
Tyler Gabbert
Daron Humphrey
Gage Marsil

Men's Golf
McCabe Buege
Rocco Russo

Women's Golf
Jordyn Hage
Jessica Schall

Rowing
Christa Bergquist
Carly Burleson
Amy Compare
Heather Hart
Chelsey Lauzon
Marley Mentor
Mallory Parks
Kristy Peck
Janelle Sanchez
Christina Valanti

Men's Soccer
Augusto Braccialli
Kyle Cox
Mason Miller

Women's Soccer
Zoe Hayes
Sophie Howard
Tishia Jewell
Katy Ling
Maxine Murchie
Connie Organ
Kaitlyn Steckel

Softball
Mackenzie Audas
Samantha Charles
Lauren Dannelley
Alex Hartshorn
Blaire Kelley
Shelby Turnier
Taylor Wagner

Men's Tennis
Francesc Aulina
Juan Bolona
Jorge Blasco

Women's Tennis
Sofia Baptista

Track & Field
Brittany McCord

Volleyball
Dani Harrison
Tory McCutcheon

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