Georgia athletes who are smarter than me

semerson@macon.comJanuary 22, 2013 

ATHENS - Georgia, in an effort to remind people that there is a university here connected to its football team, has released a list of athletes who performed well during the academic fall semester. (And not just the athletic fall semester.)

Courtesy of UGA, here are the members of the Athletic Director's Honor Roll:

BASEBALL:

3.50-3.99 GPA

Brett Deloach (Blackshear, Ga.), Blake Dieterich (Winter Garden, Fla.), Grant Earls (Lawrenceville, Ga.), Jeff Sidlovsky (Woodstock, Ga.), Brandon Stephens (Marietta, Ga.) and John Taylor (Carnesville, Ga.)

3.00-3.49 GPA

Bryan Benzor (Loganville, Ga.), Beau Buckler (Norcross, Ga.), Hunter Cole (Moore, S.C.), Earl Daniels (Valdosta, Ga.), Jack Esmonde (Lilburn, Ga.), Kyle Farmer (Atlanta, Ga.), Taylor Hicks (Statham, Ga.), Pete Nagel (Metter, Ga.), Curtis Powell (Knoxville, Tenn.), Ross Ripple (Marietta, Ga.) and Jay Swinford (Athens, Ga.)

MEN'S BASKETBALL:

3.00-3.49 GPA

Taylor Echols (McDonough, Ga.) and John Florveus (Miami, Fla.)

FOOTBALL:

4.00 GPA

Reuben Faloughi (Martinez, Ga.) and Christian Robinson (Norcross, Ga.)

3.50-3.99 GPA

Patrick Beless (Atlanta, Ga.), Greg Bingham (Columbus, Ga.), Chriss Burnett (LaGrange, Ga.), Michael Erdman (Merritt Island, Fla.), Devin Gillespie (Grayson, Ga.), Austin Herod (Woodstock, Ga.), Ethan Jackson (Sandersville, Ga.), Clay Johnson (Calhoun, Ga.), Rhett McGowan (Calhoun, Ga.), Connor Norman (Duluth, Ga.), Geoffrey Rapp (Kennesaw, Ga.), Matt Stagg (Salt Lake City, Utah), Cole Trolinger (Newnan, Ga.) and Kosta Vavlas (Tarpon Springs, Fla.)

3.00-3.49 GPA

Collin Barber (Cartersville, Ga.), Faton Bauta (West Palm Beach, Fla.), Mark Beard (Adamsville, Ala.), Taylor Bradberry (Winder, Ga.), Corey Campbell (Hephiziba, Ga.), Luis Capella (Augusta, Ga.), Jared Chapple (Alpharetta, Ga.), Chris Conley (Dallas, Ga.), Ray Drew (Thomasville, Ga.), Wright Gazaway (Buford, Ga.), Jordan Jenkins (Hamilton, Ga.), Tommy Long (Marietta, Ga.), Ricky Lowe (Duluth, Ga.), Arthur Lynch (Dartmouth, Mass.), Keith Marshall (Raleigh, N.C.), Hutson Mason (Marietta, Ga.), Clayton Maxey (Statham, Ga.), Eddie McQuillen (Newnan, Ga.), Preston Mobley (Moultrie, Ga.), Marshall Morgan (Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.), Greg Mulkey (Fairmount, Ga.), Alex Parsons (Fayetteville, Ga.), Dillard Pinkston (Dallas, Texas), Thomas Pritchard (Louisville, Ga.), Bacarri Rambo (Donalsonville, Ga.), Lucas Redd (Jefferson, Ga.), Garrison Smith (Atlanta, Ga.), Jonathan Taylor (Millen, Ga.), John Theus (Jacksonville, Fla.), Kenneth Towns (Albany, Ga.), Cornelius Washington (Hephzibah, Ga.), Hugh Williams (Atlanta, Ga.) and Drew Wilson (Tignall, Ga.)

MEN'S GOLF:

3.00-3.49 GPA

Brian Carter (Augusta, Ga.), Michael Cromie (Cary, N.C.), Lee McCoy (Clarkesville, Ga.), T.J. Mitchell (Albany, Ga.) and Nicolas Reach (Moscow, Pa.)

MEN'S SWIMMING:

4.00 GPA

Will Freeman (Atlanta, Ga.), Christian Riess (New Orleans, La.) and Tynan Stewart (Hattiesburg, Miss.)

3.50-3.99 GPA

Nic Fink (Morristown, N.J.), Andrew Gemmell (Wilmington, Del.), Derek Onken (Marietta, Ga.), Nicholas Salyers (Roswell, Ga.), Aidan Sweeney (Snellville, Ga.) and Luke Upchurch (Duluth, Ga.)

3.00-3.49 GPA

Alex Cohen (Woodstock, Ga.), Matt Ellis (Austin, Texas), Zachary Gunn (Austin, Texas), Jameson Hill (Savannah, Ga.), Matias Koski (Duluth, Ga.), Jared Markham (Centennial Colo.) and Garrett Powell (North Bethesda, Md.)

MEN'S TENNIS:

3.50-3.99 GPA

Austin Smith (Cumming, Ga.)

3.00-3.49 GPA

Marco Nunez (Monterrey, Mexico), Nathan Pasha (Atlanta, Ga.), KU Singh (Gurgaon, Haryana, India) and Ben Wagland (New South Wales, Australia)

MEN'S TRACK:

4.00 GPA

Nicholas Vena (Whippany, N.J.)

3.50-3.99 GPA

Drew Branch (Alpharetta, Ga.), Zane Coburn (Atlanta, Ga.), Jared Dunn (Johns Creek, Ga.), Chris Foster (Marietta, Ga.), Brendan Hoban (Duluth, Ga.), Kyle James (Marietta, Ga.), Morgan Malanoski (Snellville, Ga.), Burke McCarty (Dunwoody, Ga.), Zach Sims (McDonough, Ga.), Johnathan Smith (Apple Valley, Calif.), Kisean Smith (Snellville, Ga.) and Maicel Uibo (Polva, Estonia)

3.00-3.49 GPA

Sean Brennan (Snellville, Ga.), Brian Detweiler (Stone Mountain, Ga.), Jimmy Hicks (East Lancing, Mich.), Michael Kopanski (Dacula, Ga.), Brandon Lord (Chattanooga, Tenn.), Ashinia Miller (Kingston, Jamaica), Brett Richardson (Lilburn, Ga.), Scott Selvey (Atlanta, Ga.) and Charles Sparks (Columbus, Ga.)

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL

3.50-3.99 GPA

Jasmine Hassell (Lebanon, Tenn.), Jasmine James (Memphis, Tenn.) and Ebony Jones (Cedar Hill, Texas)

3.00-3.49 GPA

Anne Marie Armstrong (Norcross, Ga.), Tiaria Griffin (Monticello, Miss.) and Merritt Hempe (Fredricksburg, Va.)

EQUESTRIAN:

4.00 GPA

Morgan Justiss (Alpharetta, Ga.), Maria Salazar (Portland, Ore.), Kathryn Skoglund (Tualatin, Ore.), Rachel Stallman (Atlanta, Ga.) and Alexandra Sullivan (Wilton, Conn.)

3.50-3.99 GPA

Nicki Alexander (Atlanta, Ga.), Carly Anthony (Richmond, Va.), Kylee Arbuckle (Torrance, Calif.), Samantha Baker (Ellijay, Ga.), Mary Morgan Beavers (Gainesville, Ga.), Samantha Belcher (Carbondale, Colo.), Madison Berger (Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.), Honey Beth Campbell (Gainesville, Ga.), Melanie Carraway (Evans, Ga.), Olivia Dorey (Sudbury, Mass.), Faith Fiorenzano (Jamestown, R.I.), Leylan Gleeson (Moreland Hills, Ohio), Allison Haspel (Manhassett, N.Y.), Julia Hemingway (Alpharetta, Ga.), Jacklyn Hoyt (Manlius, N.Y.), Isabel Jolicoeur (Wellington, Fla.), Rachel Kolb (Lebanon, Ohio), McKenzie Lantz (Fremont, Mich.), Selby Merritt (Atlanta, Ga.), Anna Sasser (Jonesboro, Ga.), Paige Stawicki (Argyle, Texas), Kelsey Tatcher (Bluffdale, Utah) and Brittlan Wall (Suwanee, Ga.)

3.00-3.49 GPA

Louise Ashley (Newtown, Pa.), Jaclyn Beckley (Cumming, Ga.), Caroline Blackshear (St. Simons Island, Ga.), Michelina Carbone (South Bend, Ind.), Madison Clark (Brighton, Mich.), Sydney Crenshaw (Woodstock, Ga.), Emily DuPont (Wilmington, Del.), Jennifer Freeman (Canton, Ga.), Audrey Gallagher (Richmond, Va.), Olivia Gaude (Richmond, Va.), Becca Haaland (Edmond, Okla.), Megan Hawkins (Reddick, Fla.), Carly Lambros (Monroe, Ga.), Brittany Lynch (Monroe, Ga.), Laura Malone (mendotta Heights, Minn.), Sarah Parr (Social Circle, Ga.), Heather Schmidt (Betterdorf, Iowa), Megan Southam (Vancouver, B.C., Canada), Morgan Stamey (McDonough, Ga.), Lauren Tieche (Ocala, Fla.) and Megan Yeager (Braselton, Ga.)

WOMEN'S GOLF:

3.50-3.99 GPA

Sylvie Brick (Joliet, Ill.), Emilie Burger (Hoschton, Ga.), Manuela Carbajo (Necocuea, Argentina) and Abby Johnson (Buford, Ga.)

3.00-3.49 GPA

Alexandria Celli (Southlake, Texas), Amelia Hill (St. Simons Island, Ga.), Rocia Sanchez Lobato (Marbella, Spain) and Kailey Walsh (Boca Raton, Fla.)

GYMNASTICS:

4.00 GPA

Rebekah Bennetts (Woodstock, Ga.), Camille Pfister (Kennesaw, Ga.) and Anysia Unick (Calgary, Alberta, Canada)

3.50-3.99 GPA

Noel Couch (Towaco, N.J.), Whitney Kirby (Claremont, N.C.), Christa Tanella (Lucas, Texas) and Shayla Worley (Orlando, Fla.)

3.00-3.49 GPA

Mary Elizabeth Box (Calhoun, Ga.), Lindsey Cheek (Watkinsville, Ga.), Chelsea Davis (Austin, Texas), Catherine Hires (Tampa, Fla.) and Demetria Hunte (Alpharetta, Ga.)

SOCCER:

4.00 GPA

Ashley Baker (Lilburn, Ga.)

3.50-3.99 GPA

Jenna Buckley (Atlanta, Ga.), Mackin D’Amico (Cumming, Ga.), Kathleen Eastman (Jackson Hole, Wyo.), Andrea Fontanetta (Neshanic Station, N.J.), Nikki Hill (Scottsdale, Ariz.), Elizabeth Johnson (Marietta, Ga.), Liliana Rios (Duluth, Ga.) and Cara Smith (Evans, Ga.)

3.00-3.49 GPA

Maria Dickey (Lawrenceville, Ga.), Laura Eddy (Atlanta, Ga.), Chika Ibiam (Afikpo, Nigeria), Callie Corbin Langford (Tallahassee, Fla.), Ansley Morgan (St. Simons Island, Ga.), Alexa Newfield (Atlanta, Ga.), Jenna Owens (Highlands Ranch, Colo.), Rebekah Perry (Kennesaw, Ga.) and Caitlin Woody (Boca Raton, Fla.)

SOFTBALL:

3.50-3.99 GPA

Geri Ann Glasco (Watkinsville, Ga.) and Samantha LaZear (Comer, Ga.)

3.00-3.49 GPA

Bryanna Blanco (Maryville, Tenn.), Kate Browne (Zachary, La.), Niaja Griffin (Orlando, Fla.), Kaylee Puailoa (Buena Park, Calif.), Tiesha Reed (Elberton, Ga.), Tess Sito, Elyria, Ohio), Katie Sowers (Peachtree City, Ga.), Chelsea Wilkinson (Taylorsville, N.C.) and Paige Wilson (Chicago, Ill.)

WOMEN'S SWIMMING:

4.00 GPA

Olivia Boggs (Smyrna, Ga.), Anna Neumeister (Marietta, Ga.) and Chantal Van Landeghem (Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada)

3.50-3.99 GPA

Ann-Perry Blank (Moultrie, Ga.), Kelsey Gaid (Roswell, Ga.), Maddie Locus (Sugarland, Texas), Jordan Mattern (Aurora, Colo.), Shannon O’Malley (Marietta, Ga.), Courtney Peters (Marietta, Ga.), Laura Ryan (Elk River, Minn.), Kelly Thatcher (Downington, Pa.) and Shannon Vreeland (Overland Park, Kan.)

3.00-3.49 GPA

Megan Faulkner (Lawrenceville, Ga.), Jessica Graber (Marietta, Ga.), Ansley Long (Kennesaw, Ga.), Melanie Margalis (Clearwater, Fla.), Allison Schmitt (Canton, Mich.) and Annie Zhu (Brooklyn, N.Y.)

WOMEN'S TENNIS:

4.00 GPA

Lauren Herring (Greenville, N.C.)

3.50-3.99 GPA

Makenzie Craft (Fisco, Texas), Maho Kowase (Kashiwa, Chiba, Japan) and Kellie Jordan (Tifton, Ga.)

3.00-3.49 GPA

Kate Fuller (Suwanee, Ga.) and Lilly Kimbell (New Braunfels, Texas)

WOMEN'S TRACK:

4.00 GPA

Rachel Doverspike (Johns Creek, Ga.), Lucie Ondraschkova (Opava, Czech Republic) and Allison Updike (Nesquehoning, Pa.)

3.50-3.99 GPA

Katherine Bickley(Marietta, Ga.), Ann Centner (Watkinsville, Ga.), Carly Hamilton (Springboro, Ohio), Marrion Kalafut (Acworth, Ga.), Leontia Kallenou (Nicosia, Cyprus), Kristie Krueger (Argyle, Texas), Kathleen LaPorte (Atlanta, Ga.), Allyson McGinty (Suwanee, Ga.), Jasmine Norton (Athens, Ga.), Sarah Perry (Lawrenceville, Ga.), Sage Proffitt (Weaverville, N.C.), Abbie Robinson (Douglasville, Ga.), Ashley Rosenberg (Roswell, Ga.), Molly Schenck (Maretta, Ga.), Kelsie Stovall (New Orleans, La.), Maggie Tindol (Suwanee, Ga.) and Amelia Watson (Norcross, Ga.)

3.00-3.49 GPA

Maria Augutis (Gothenburg, Sweden), Anna Bowles (Evans, Ga.), Emily Bewer (Snellville, Ga.), Quintunya Chapman (Hinesville, Ga.), Sheila Donovan (Bogart, Ga.), Lindsey Ebert (Lilburn, Ga.), Gabrielle Fulton (Huntingdon, England), Greer Gafford (Atlanta, Ga.), Taylor Hollingsworth (Columbus, Ga.), Myasia Jacobs (Paterson, N.J.), Savannah Kirk (Atlanta, Ga.), Brooke Koblitz (Alpharetta, Ga.), Katherine Lacksen (Sparta, Ga.), Morgann Leleux (New Iberia, La.), Bret McDaniel (Atlanta, Ga.), Shaunae Miller (Nasssau, Bahamas), Shelby Robison (Lansdale, Pa.), Elizabeth Tepe (Parker, Colo.), Morgan Van Gorder (Gainesville, Ga.) and Savannah Veal (Watkinsville, Ga.)

VOLLEYBALL:

3.50-3.99 GPA

Tirah Le’au (Duarte, Calif.), Desiree McCray (Columbia, S.C.), Gabby Smiley (Alpharetta, Ga.) and Lauren Teknipp (McDonough, Ga.)

3.00-3.49 GPA

Brianna Bahr (Pensacola, Fla.), Nicole Choi (Alpharetta, Ga.), Brittany Northcutt (Greensboro, N.C.) and Elena Perri (Richland, Mich.)

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