211 Wildcats Named to Spring Honor Roll

IRVING, Texas -The Big 12 Conference released its 2010 Spring Commissioner's Honor Roll on Monday with a total of 211 Kansas State student-athletes making the list.  The conference recognizes all student-athletes at its member institutions during each semester with a 3.0 GPA or higher.

Of the 211 K-State student-athletes recognized for their academic excellence, 48 of them posted a perfect 4.0 GPA in the Spring 2010 semester. K-State, which currently ranks No. 1 in the Big 12 in graduation rate for all student-athletes, has placed 200 or more student-athletes on the honor roll for six straight semesters.

Rowing led all Wildcat athletic teams with 47 honorees on the honor roll, including 13 student-athletes with perfect 4.0 GPAs.  Other total student-athletes on the honor roll include football (35), equestrian (31), men's track and field (25), women's track and field (18), baseball (16), volleyball (11), women's tennis (7), women's basketball (6), women's golf (6), men's golf (5) and men's basketball (5).

The 47 Wildcats named to the list with a perfect 4.0 GPA in the spring include: Jason King (baseball), Jason Schulte (men's golf), Abbi Sunner (women's golf), Natasha Vieira (women's tennis), Allie Archer (equestrian), Laura Browne (equestrian), Kyla Copple (equestrian), Soffia Farrall da Cruz (equestrian), Alyssa Freeman (equestrian), Nicole Keenan (equestrian), Catherine Mellon (equestrian), Danielle Pettera (equestrian), Rebecca Wallisch (equestrian), Courtney Watters (equestrian), Alecia Zimbelman (equestrian), Kelsey Chipman (volleyball), JuliAnne Chisholm (volleyball), Lauren Mathewson (volleyball), Kari Kincaid (women's basketball), Victor Ojeleye (men's basketball), Alyssa Bellinder (women's track), Chelsie Bonds (women's track), Meriel Harwood (women's track), Stephanie Hejde (women's track), Sydney Messick (women's track), Emilee Morris (women's track), Megan-Anne Perrin (women's track), Ali Pistora (women's track), Moritz Cleve (men's track), Mitch Loring (men's track), Jack Sachse (men's track), Danny Schneider (men's track), Dana Bahr (rowing), Sierra Cuda (rowing), Allison Dorau (rowing), Sara Ellis (rowing), Danielle Glynn (rowing), Kylie Hanson (rowing), Lea Hauldren (rowing), Whitley Jackson (rowing), Samantha McCloud (rowing), Tracy Smiley (rowing), Nicole Vogt (rowing), Amanda Weishaar (rowing), Hanna Wiltfong (rowing), Sarah Yocum (rowing), Gabe Gantz (football), Jared Loomis (football).