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Making the grade: 136 student-athletes on Dean’s List, 11 on Green and Gold Honor Roll

Making the grade: 136 student-athletes on Dean’s List, 11 on Green and Gold Honor Roll

WESTMINSTER, Md. – McDaniel College has announced its Dean's List from the Spring 2019 semester and 136 Green Terror student-athletes qualified for the honors.

To qualify for the Dean's List, a student must achieve a grade-point average (GPA) of 3.50 for the semester. A GPA of 3.5-3.699 earns a student Honors according to the College. A GPA of 3.7-3.899 earns a student High Honors while a GPA of 3.9 or above qualifies for Highest Honors.

McDaniel also honors student-athletes through the establishment of the Green and Gold Honor Roll, which was introduced in 2011 through a joint initiative of the athletics department, including the Student-Athlete Advisory Council (SAAC), and President's Office.

To be named to the Honor Roll, a student-athlete must be named to the Dean's List in the same semester in which he or she has also been named to an athletic honor of All-Centennial Conference (CC) or higher.

Ten Green Terror student-athletes have earned the department's honor this past semester.

Sophomore Blair Boyle (Springfield, N.J./Villa Walsh Academy), a women's swimmer, earned honorable mention honors in the pool. She earned High Honors in the classroom. A math major, she took the silver medal in the 100 free at the CC championship with a time of 52.61 seconds.

Sophomore Chuck Csejka (Orange, Conn./Amity Regional), a men's golfer, earned first-team honors on the course. He earned High Honors in the classroom. A kinesiology major, he finished tied for third at the conference championship with a three-round score of 232.

Senior Lindsey Farrell (Towson, Md./Loch Raven), a midfielder on the women's lacrosse team, earned first-team all-conference honors on the field. She earned Highest Honors in the classroom. A communication major, she led the team with 49 points and 108 draw controls. A second-team all-region selection, she also had 32 ground balls, which was tied for the team lead.

Junior Michael Gallagher (Elko, Nev./Elko), a sprinter on the men's indoor track and field team, earned second-team honors on the track. He earned Honors in the classroom. An Arabic and political science major, he was part of the 4x200-meter relay at the CC indoor championship that earned the silver medal with a time of 1:33.83.

Senior Gavin Gibson (Newark, Del./Sanford), a middle-distance runner on the men's indoor and outdoor track and field teams, earned first and second team honors on the track. He earned Highest Honors in the classroom. A psychology and philosophy major, he won the 800 at the CC indoor championship with a time of 1:55.94 and finished second in the same even outdoor with a time of 1:55.85.

Junior Jakob Katzen (Wilmington, Del./Wilmington Friends), a goalie on the men's lacrosse team, earned honorable mention honors on the field. He earned Honors in the classroom. A communication major, he made a conference-high 247 saves, posting a .576 save percentage.

Junior Kevin Keane (Bethesda, Md./Walt Whitman), a men's golfer, earned first-team honors on the course. He earned High Honors in the classroom. A business administration major, he finished tied for third at the conference championship with a three-round score of 232. He also earned all-region honors.

Sophomore Michaela Persinger (Emmitsburg, Md./Catoctin), an outfielder on the softball team, earned first-team honors on the field. She earned High Honors in the classroom. A kinesiology major, she finished second on the team with 36 hits and hit .324 on the year. She led the team with nine doubles to go with three triples and a home run for a .586 slugging percentage.

Senior Kristina Shank (Mardela Springs, Md./Mardela), an outfielder on the softball team, earned second-team honors on the field. She earned Honors in the classroom. A kinesiology major, she hit .279 from the leadoff spot with 29 hits that included six doubles and team highs of four triples and six home runs for a team-best .587 slugging percentage.

Junior Patrick Smith (Frederick, Md./Gov. Thomas Johnson), a jumper on the men's outdoor track and field team, earned honorable mention honors on the track. He earned Honors in the classroom. An economics and philosophy major, he claimed the bronze medal in the triple jump with a mark of 13.27 meters.

Junior Caleb White (Glen Burnie, Md./Baltimore City College), a sprinter on the men's indoor track and field team, earned second-team honors on the track. He earned Highest Honors in the classroom. An environmental studies major, he was part of the 4x200-meter relay at the CC indoor championship that earned the silver medal with a time of 1:33.83.

The following McDaniel student-athletes were also named to the Dean's List in the spring:

Freshman Michelle Addo (Boonsboro, Md./Boonsboro), Women's Tennis, Biology, Honors
Senior Simi Adeoye (Frederick, Md./), Women's Track and Field, Political Science, Honors
Junior Dylan Amos (Sewell, N.J./St. Joseph's), Football, Sociology, Honors
Junior Tori Arcilesi (Bel Air, Md./Harford Tech), Women's Lacrosse, Communication, Highest Honors
Freshman Josh Arruda (Morrisville, Pa./Pennsbury), Men's Basketball, Business Administration/Accounting, Honors
Freshman Kekuta Bah (Silver Spring, Md./Old Mill), Football, Business Administration, Honors
Junior Kennedy Barlond (Battle Creek, Mich./Pennfield), Volleyball, Communication, High Honors
Senior Patrick Bartlett (Rockville, Md./Good Counsel), Football, Kinesiology, Highest Honors
Senior Taylor Bauman (Charlottesvle, Va./Albemarle), Volleyball, Biology, Highest Honors
Sophomore Annalise Bell (Highlands Ranch, Colo./Rock Canyon), Women's Soccer, Kinesiology, High Honors

Sophomore Abby Blankenship (Urbanna, Va./Christchurch), Women's Lacrosse, Sociology, Honors
Junior Paige Bleyer (Cambridge, Md./Cambridge South Dorchester), Softball, Kinesiology, Honors
Junior Collin Breidenbach (Annapolis, Md./Annapolis), Football, Enviromental Studies, Honors
Senior Greysen Brockbank (Newville, Pa./Big Spring), Men's Soccer, Cinema, High Honors
Junior Sam Brustad (Silver Spring, Md./St. John's College), Baseball, English, Honors
Freshman Kaylen Buschhorn (Austin, Texas/Lake Travis), Women's Lacrosse, Graphic Design, Highest Honors
Freshman Adam Byck (Savannah, Ga./Savannah Country Day School), Football, undeclared, Honors
Sophomore Dominic Byerly (Pasadena, Md./Chesapeake), Men's Soccer, Business Administration/Economics, Honors
Sophomore Bailey Chapman (Bel Air, Md./Patterson Mill), Women's Cross Country/Track and Field, Philosophy/Social Work, Highest Honors
Junior Kaitland Clawson (Waynesboro, Pa./Waynesboro Area), Women's Soccer, Business Administration, High Honors

Senior Morgan Collinson (Harwood, Md./Southern), Women's Lacrosse, Business Administration/Accounting, Highest Honors
Sophomore Joey Conklin (Westminster, Md. /Westminster), Men's Lacrosse, Accounting, Highest Honors
Freshman Ellie Connelly (Sharpsburg, Md./Boonsboro), Women's Basketball, undeclared, Highet Honors
Sophomore Ashley Deal (Littlestown, Pa./Littlestown Area), Women's Track and Field, Psychology, Highest Honors
Senior Carly Deickman (Bishopville, Md./Stephen Decatur), Women's Swimming, Sociology, Honors
Sophomore Kathryn Dixon (New Bern, N.C./New Bern), Women's Soccer, Enviromental Studies, Highest Honors
Sophomore Patricia Dixon (New Bern, N.C./New Bern), Women's Soccer, Psychology, Highest Honors
Freshman Rachel Dixon (Crofton, Md./Arundel), Women's Track and Field, Kinesiology, Honors
Freshman Jules Dotterweich (Perry Hall, Md./Dulaney), Women's Soccer, undeclared, High Honors
Senior Annemarie Duerr (Pasadena, Md./Chesapeake), Women's Lacrosse, Political Science, High Honors

Sophomore Gayle Edelstein (Livingston, N.J./Livingston), Volleyball, Psychology, High Honors
Sophomore Marlowe Embry (Milpitas, Calif./John H. Pitman), Volleyball, Kinesiology, Highest Honors
Senior Rachel Engle (Elizabethtown, Pa./Elizabethtown Area), Women's Soccer, Communication, Honors
Junior Emily Farrell (Hampton, Va./Kecoughtan), Field Hockey, Kinesiology, High Honors
Senior Rodney Fisher (Earleville, Md./Bohemia Manor), Football, Sociology, High Honors
Junior Noah Friedman (New York, N.Y./Eagle Hill School), Men's Tennis, Social Work, Honors
Senior Marissa Funke (Kings Park, N.Y./Smithtown West), Women's Soccer, Accounting/Economics/Business Administration, Highest Honors
Freshman John Furgeson Jr. (Gaithersburg, Md./Damascus), Football, Kinesiology, Honors
Junior Christian Garruppo (Hilton Head, S.C. /Hilton Head Prep), Men's Golf, Communication, Highest Honors
Freshman Regan Gefroh (Fort Collins, Colo./Fort Collins), Volleyball, Spanish, Honors

Senior Kirsten Gibson (Lancaster, Pa./Penn Manor, Women's Soccer, Kinesiology, Highest Honors
Junior Tim Griest (Lititz, Pa./Warwick), Baseball, Kinesiology, Highest Honors
Sophomore Mason Grim (Millersville, Md./Old Mill), Football, Kinesiology, High Honors
Sophomore Kendall Hanak (Highlands Ranch, Colo./Rock Canyon), Volleyball, Biology, Honors
Freshman Rachael Hartley (Baltimore, Md./Patapsco), Women's Tennis, undeclared, Honors
Sophomore Dylan Henry (Lansdale, Pa./Methacton), Football, Accounting/Economics, Honors
Junior Abby Hernandez (Gaithersburg, Md./Richard Montgomery), Volleyball, Psychology/Spanish, Honors
Junior Randy Hilleary (Bonney Lake, Wash./Skyline), Men's Soccer, Molecular Biology, Highest Honors
Junior Kaylee Holliger (Forest Hill, Md./North Harford), Women's Soccer, Biology, High Honors
Freshman Cameron Hukill (Lancaster, Pa./Hempfield), Women's Soccer, undeclared, High Honors

Sophomore Ben Igo (York, Pa./York Suburban), Football, Business Administration/Economics, Honors
Senior Allison Isadore (Montclair, N.J./Montclair), Women's Golf, Religious Studies, Highest Honors
Freshman Anna Jezerski (Ellicott City, Md./Howard), Volleyball, Economics, Highest Honors
Sophomore Orbell Keshishi (Silver Spring, Md./Blake), Football, Kinesiology, Honors
Sophomore Zach Kiick (Gettysburg, Pa./Gettysburg Area), Men's Swimming, Chemistry, Honors
Freshman Lillian Kim (Frederick, Md./Urbana), Women's Lacrosse, Arabic Studies, Highest Honors
Senior Kelsey Kirkman (Chesapeake, Va./Norfolk Academy), Women's Golf, Business Administration, Honors
Sophomore Jayce Klingenberg (Hampstead, Md./Manchester Valley), Women's Basketball, Kinesiology/Chemistry, Highest Honors
Junior Frankie Kratovil (Stevensville, Md./Kent Island), Men's Lacrosse, Political Science/Philosophy, Highest Honors
Sophomore Stephen Lang (Gaithersburg, Md./Poolesville), Men's Basketball, Kinesiology, Highest Honors

Junior Dayne Llamas (Wilmington, Del./Conrad Schools of Science), Football, Communication, High Honors
Freshman Erick Lowe (Gaithersburg, Md./Magruder), Football, undeclared, Honors
Sophomore Catina Mable (Baltimore, Md./Edmondson-Westside), Women's Track and Field, Sociology, Highest Honors
Senior Shawn MacBurnie (Beverly, Mass./St. Mary's Lynn), Men's Golf, Accounting/Economics/Business Administration, Honors
Freshman Jonathan Mangione (Greenville, S.C./James L. Mann Academy), Men's Soccer, undeclared, Honors
Junior Devon Maranto (Dayton, Md./Loyola Blakefield), Men's Lacrosse, Biology, Highest Honors
Junior Carson Marshall (Brookeville, Md./Glenelg), Men's Lacrosse, Kinesiology, Highest Honors
Senior Robbie Mays (Parkton, Md./Hereford), Baseball, Computer Science, High Honors
Sophomore Sera McClintock (West Chester, Pa./West Chester East), Women's Golf, History, Honors
Junior TJ McGuire (Blue Point, N.Y./Bayport-Blue Point), Baseball, Elementry Education, Highest Honors

Junior Alex Mejias (Hampstead, Md./North Carroll), Football, Business Administration, Honors
Senior Samantha Merkel (Baltimore, Md./Winters Mill), Women's Cross Country/Track and Field, Social Work, Highest Honors
Junior Emily Metzger (Shamong, N.J./Seneca), Women's Basketball, Psychology , Honors|
Sophomore Mackenzie Meyer (San Jose, Calif./Homeschool), Women's Track and Field/ Cross Country, Biology, Highest Honors
Senior Dustin Miller (Wyomissing, Pa./Wilson West Lawn), Football, Communication, Highest Honors
Freshman Hannah Miller (Ellicott City, Md./Marriotts Ridge), Women's Lacrosse, Elementry Education, High Honors
Junior Nate Miller (Edinburg, Va./Stonewall Jackson), Baseball, Sociology, Honors
Junior Anna Mondoro (Dumfries, Va./Homeschool), Women's Basketball, Cinema, Honors
Freshman Melinda Morgan (Elkton, Md./Bohemia Manor), Softball, Kinesiology, Highest Honors
Sophomore Julia Murphy (Westminster, Md. /Winters Mill), Women's Cross Country/Track and Field, Kinesiology, Highest Honors

Senior Tate Myers (East Berlin, Pa./Bermudian Springs), Men's Tennis, Kinesiology, Highest Honors
Freshman Zoey Nichols (Princess Anne, Md./Washington Academy), Women's golf, Biochemistry, High Honors
Sophomore Jose Osorio (Odenton, Md. /Archbishop Curley), Wrestling, Cinema, Honors
Senior Cole Ostendarp (Baltimore, Md./Eastern Tech), Men's Lacrosse, Business Administration, Honors
Sophomore Jose Pac (Quetzaltenango, Guatemala/International American School), Men's Swimming, Biology, Highest Honors
Junior Isabel Paci (Ellicott City, Md./River Hill), Volleyball, Cinema, Honors
Sophomore Makayla Patterson (Colorado Springs, Colo./Cheyenne Mountain), Volleyball, Biology, Highest Honors
Freshman Carly Perlman (Media, Pa./Strath Haven), Women's Soccer, Communication, Honors
Freshman Anna Petenbrink (Eldersburg, Md./Liberty), Women's Swimming, Communication, Honors
Sophomore Haley Phillips (West Grove, Pa./Avon Grove), Women's Lacrosse, Biology, High Honors

Sophomore Stephen Porembski (Baltimore, Md./Archbishop Curley), Men's Cross Country/Track & Field, Sociology/Criminal Justice, High Honors
Sophomore Aaron Pray III (Germantown, Md./Maret School), Football/Men's Lacrosse, Business Administration, Honors
Sophomore Matthew Purnell (Reisterstown, Md./Boys' Latin School of Maryland), Baseball, Psychology, Honors
Senior Megan Quattrone (Carlisle, Pa./Carlisle Area), Field Hockey/Women's Lacrosse, Kinesiology/Chemistry, Honors
Freshman Caroline Ramsey (Sinking Spring, Pa./Wilson), Women's Lacrosse, English, Highest Honors
Junior Hannah Ravenscroft (Berryville, Va./Clarke County), Women's Basketball, Kinesiology/Chemistry, Honors
Senior Isaac Ray (Fredericksburg, Pa./Northern Lebanon), Men's Basketball, Kinesiology, Honors
Sophomore Chandra Reiff (Westminster, Md. /Westminster), Field Hockey, Cinema, High Honors
Sophomore Cassie Rickrode (Hanover, Pa./Delone Catholic), Softball, Social Work, Honors
Senior Billy Rodgers (Hopewell, N.J./Montgomery), Men's Soccer, Communication, Highest Honors

Senior Guiles Rossi (Parkton, Md./Hereford), Women's Lacrosse, Kinesiology, Highest Honors
Junior Reaiah Rutherford (Old Lyme, Conn./Metropolitan Business Academy and Educational Center for the Arts), Women's Tennis, Sociology, High Honors
Junior Meghan Sadler (Blandon, Pa./Fleetwood Area), Field Hockey, Biology, Highest Honors
Freshman Hannah Schepers (Port Deposit, Md./St. Mark's), Women's Soccer, Kinesiology, Honors
Junior Meg Schlesinger (Frederick, Md./Urbana), Women's Golf, Chemistry/Kinesiology, Honors
Junior Jill Shephard (Monkton, Md./North Harford), Women's Cross Country/Track and Field, Spanish, Honors
Freshman Josh Sproul (Princess Anne, Md./Washington Academy), Men's Basketball/Track and Field, Kinesiology, Highest Honors
Freshman Zachary Stango (Burtonsville, Md./Atholton), Men's Cross Country/Track and Field, Kinesiology, High Honors
Senior Jared Staub (Union Bridge, Md./Francis Scott Key), Football, Kinesiology, Highest Honors
Junior Liv Storer (Wangaratte, Australia/Galen Catholic College), Women's Basketball, English, Highet Honors

Junior Will Strauss (Freeport, N.Y./Waldorf), Baseball, Business Administration, Honors
Junior Alyssa Swartz (Dillsburg, Pa./Northern), Women's Lacrosse, Environmental Biology, Highest Honors
Freshman Logan Sweeney (Mount Laurel, N.J./Lenape), Women's Basketball, Sociology, High Honors
Senior Brad Thaxton (Stevensville, Md./DeMatha), Baseball, Accounting, Highest Honors
Junior Miranda Thompson (Columbia, Md. /Atholton), Softball, Kinesiology, Highest Honors
Junior Shaun Thompson (Mount Airy, Md./Glenelg), Men's Cross Country, Kinesiology, Highest Honors
Junior Allie Titus (Frederick, Md./Gov. Thomas Johnson), Women's Soccer, Elementry Education, Highest Honors
Freshman Jessie Titus (Frederick, Md./Gov. Thomas Johnson), Women's Soccer, Enviromental Studies, Highest Honors
Senior Paul Van Nevel (Boyds, Md./Poolesville), Men's Swimming, Enviromental Studies, Honors
Sophomore Garrett Vandervalk (Westminster, Md. /Westminster), Wrestling, Elementry Education, Honors

Sophomore Caroline Ward (Mount Airy, Md./Linganore), Women's Basketball, undeclared, Highest Honors
Senior Alex West (Ashburn, Va./Broad Run), Men's Track and Field, Biology, Honors
Senior Paige West (Reading, Pa./Muhlenberg), Field Hockey, Philosophy, Honors
Freshman Carly Wetzel (Clarksville, Md./River Hill), Women's Soccer, Political Science, Highest Honors
Sophomore Mia Wilson (West Deptford, N.J./West Deptford), Women's Lacrosse, Sociology, Honors

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