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UW-Oshkosh Award For Academic Achievement Includes 32 Honorees

UW-Oshkosh Award For Academic Achievement Includes 32 Honorees

Thirty-two UW-Oshkosh student-athletes were named as the 2017 recipients of the UW-Oshkosh Award For Academic Achievement.

The first-year award, which publicly recognizes academic achievement of UW-Oshkosh student-athletes, is based solely on academic merit. 

To be eligible, student-athletes must own a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of at least of 3.50 and have a minimum of two seasons of participation in his or her sport prior to graduation. This year’s group of award winners graduated from UW-Oshkosh during the 2016-17 academic year.

The 2017 UW-Oshkosh Award For Academic Achievement recipients are: 

Name (Sport)                                                                                            
Barbara Bass (Women’s Gymnastics)
Haley Bayreuther (Softball)
Rachel Biertzer (Women’s Basketball)
Matthew Brooks (Men’s Tennis)
Jacob Clarke (Men’s Cross Country/Track & Field)
Tabitha Dorshorst (Women’s Gymnastics)
Sean Dwyer (Men’s Basketball)
Rheamarie Fiorita (Women’s Cross Country/Track & Field)
Andrew Fricke (Men’s Track & Field)
Danica Harrison (Women’s Cross Country/Track & Field)
Sally Hesby (Women’s Swimming & Diving)
Kyle Hodyl (Women’s Volleyball)
Charlend Howard (Men’s Cross Country/Track & Field)
Valene Knutson (Women’s Gymnastics)
Courtney Leister (Women’s Soccer)
Kristen Linzmeier (Women’s Cross Country/Track & Field)
Branden Lloyd (Football)
Samantha Loew (Women’s Track & Field)
Ashley Neustifter (Women’s Basketball)
Willa Papalia-Beatty (Softball)
Kimberly Robertson (Women’s Gymnastics)
Adam Rude (Baseball)
Haley Schatzke (Women’s Track & Field)
Craig Schommer (Football)
Mitchell Schultz (Football)
Ashley Siewert (Women’s Soccer)
Rebecca Slick (Women’s Track & Field)
Kelsey Spaith (Women’s Soccer)
Nicholas Sydorowicz (Football)
Taylor Teske (Women’s Swimming & Diving)
Lexi Thiel (Women’s Volleyball)
Elise Valeri (Women’s Soccer)

A total of 220 UW-Oshkosh student-athletes compiled a GPA of 3.00 or better during the 2016-17 academic year, including 111 who achieved a 3.50 mark or higher. The assembly also featured 14 student-athletes who had a perfect 4.00 GPA during the fall and spring semesters.

UW-Oshkosh student-athletes who earned a 4.00 GPA during the 2016-17 academic year were: 

Name (Sport)                                                                                           
Joshua Becker (Wrestling)
Andy Brahier (Baseball)
Natalie Dillon (Softball)
Sean Dwyer (Men’s Basketball)
LeRocman Hall (Football)
Katie Hodges (Women’s Volleyball)
Valene Knutson (Women’s Gymnastics)
Kristen Linzmeier (Women’s Cross Country/Track & Field)
Branden Lloyd (Football)
Abby Menting (Softball)
Kayla Priebe (Women’s Golf)
Kimberly Schwobe (Women’s Volleyball)
Jake Thein (Football)
Lauren Torborg (Softball)