High-Achieving Student Athletes Named to Conference Honor Roll

The Marshall and Vera Lea Rinker Athletic Campus is home of all PBA's outdoor sports.Eighty of the University’s student athletes were named to the Sunshine State Conference Spring Commissioner’s Honor Roll announced this week.

Last spring, 69 PBA athletes earned a spot on the honor roll. To be eligible, students must post a minimum GPA of 3.20 on a 4.0 scale. Participants in baseball, softball and men's and women's basketball, golf, tennis and lacrosse are eligible for the spring honor roll.

Across the conference, a record 1,395 student-athletes achieved the spring honor roll, breaking the conference’s previous record of 1,303 student-athletes last spring. This year also marked the first time the conference had more than 2,000 student-athletes on the honor roll in one academic year. There were 671 student-athletes on the commissioner’s honor roll in the fall and 1,395 this spring, for a total of 2,066.

For the eighth consecutive year, the SSC boasts an academic success rate of 86 percent. It places the conference first among all NCAA Division II conferences for the third straight year.

Below is a complete list of PBA student-athletes, with those achieving a 4.0 GPA listed in bold.

Baseball
Eli Bottenfield
Lance Fry
Heath Hawkins
Tyler Hawks
Riley Herold
Christian Horner
Sean Houck
Carlos Lara
Andreas Papageorge
Brandon Seltzer
Owen VonEsslinger

Men's Basketball
Malek Barber
Nick Nolte
Michael Stones
Jayston Williams
Paxton Wilson

Men's Golf
Diego Buttironi
Grant Horvat
David Jizdny
Alex Wilson

Men's Lacrosse
Alex Aken
Blake Israel
Ben Justice
Parker Lane
Kyle Savick
Ben Savick
Harrison Wood

Men's Tennis
Pietro de Silva
Joao Vellosso
Stanislav Feofilov
Rodolfo Hasegawa
Philipp Hoffmann
Carlos Meneses
Carlos Niemeyer

Softball
Maddie Bertisch
Abbey Busby
Hannah Carlton
Emma Gipson
Alexis Guerra
Hayley Haas
Kaley Hinds
Magnolia West

Women's Basketball
Claudia Charles
Ciara Cumbie
Taylor Laabs
Aubrey Myers
Jessica Nodell
Ibilola Oyedeji
Caroline Patrick

Women's Golf
Alex Dowd
Katie Humphreys
Ryanne Jackson
Jewel Jorgensen
Taylor Sukmana
Emily Valentine

Women's Lacrosse
Grace Bartlinski
Grayson Beemus
Kirra Byerly
Julia del Carmen
Maddie Frye
Carter Gregg
Lindsey Heffler
Abby Heffler
Anna Laskaris
Kate LeBlanc
Chanel Nassir
Morgan Picton
Jasmine Rogell
Shayna Rogers
Olivia Warner
Alyssa Yates

Women's Tennis
Vanessa Buchbinder
Elvira Edstrom
Estefani Fernandez
Bella Mermersky
Nicole Reich
Yuliia Russu
Verena Weindl
Beatriz Windmuller

Photo: The Marshall and Vera Lea Rinker Athletic Campus is home of all PBA's outdoor sports.