89 D'Youville Student-Athletes Named to Academic All-Conference Team

Buffalo, NY-A total of 89 D'Youville College student-athletes were named by the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference to the All-Academic Team.

A student-athlete must have achieved a cumulative grade point average of 3.2 or higher as of Fall 2013 to earn the honor of being named to the 2013-14 Academic All-Conference Team.

56 of those Spartans named received the distinction of the Individual Peak Performer award for having a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or better.

There were 17 Spartans student-athletes selected for induction to Chi Alpha Sigma, the National Collegiate Student-Athlete Honor Society which recognizes both academic performance, leadership, and character.

The D'Youville College men's soccer team had the best team grade point average out of the 10 men's soccer programs in the conference and received an AMCC Team Peak Performer Award.

Women's volleyball had the most players of any team named to the AMCC All-Academic Team, a total of 13 of the 17 roster players (76.4%) were honored.

Those selected were honored April 7 at a lunch event that kicked off NCAA Division III Student-Athlete Week:

Kayla Albert^ (volleyball), Jessica Banning^* (softball), Briana Bartholomew (crew), Ashley Bedford^ (volleyball), Joe Bellavia (golf), Marissa Benzin^* (tennis), Caitlyn Bradley^ (volleyball), Savannah Brayton (volleyball), Molly Brogan^ (Tennis), Katelyn Buck^ (cross country), Sydney Byron (crew), Jami Cammilleri^ (Soccer), Anna Campbell (Volleyball), Emily Carias^ (soccer/basketball), Harrison Civin (golf), Kyle Clarke^* (basketball), Nathaniel Damon (tennis), Kayla Deth^* (volleyball), Mikiah Downing^* (baseball), Amanda Drake^ (soccer/softball), Alyssa Dueringer^ (volleyball), Stephanie Duermeyer^ (softball), Shannon Evans^* (softball), Daniel Fox^ (Baseball), Abigail Fox^ (crew), Maria Fusco^* (Cross Country), Conor Gallivan (Basketball), Anthony Galvano^*(Soccer) Jonathon Gemerek^ (basketball), Brian Grabiec^ (baseball), Aaron Guarino^ (soccer), Alison Hall (softball), Kayla Hartnett (soccer), Valentine Hill^ (soccer), Mallory Hojnacki^* (soccer), Wei Yen Huang (soccer), Lindsey Hurley^ (crew), Jordan Iannarelli (baseball), Matt Insley^ (basketball), Scott Jarmusz (golf), Jordan Johnson^ (cross country), Terra Juda^ (soccer), Mackenzie Kehlenbeck (softball), Edward Kerber^ (volleyball), David Kulczyk^ (tennis), Jessica Lampka^ (tennis), Ashley Ledwon (tennis), Ashley Long (soccer), Matthew Loos (volleyball), Anthony Malone^ (basketball), Patrick Mann (soccer), Charbel Mansour^ (cross country), Sarah Marino (basketball/ softball), Kalie McHenry (softball), Sarina Milioto (soccer), Molly Minkiewicz(volleyball), Corey Mis (basketball), Charmaine Moss^ (crew), Alex Mytinger (tennis), John Nazzarett^ (tennis), Anthony Oliveri^ (baseball/ cross country), Rachel Pandolfe (soccer), Luciana Payne* (tennis), Erin Pennington(volleyball), Kristen Petrushesky^ (crew), Lisa  Petty (softball), Aimee Pfuntner^ (soccer), Jillian Piniewski (basketball), Kearsten Pipkins(volleyball), Candice Price^* (cross country), Emily Quast^ (cross country), Natalie Rieman (volleyball), Amanda Roberts^ (volleyball), Maria Rosati^* (basketball), Mateusz Ruszkiewicz^ (tennis), Molly Sabido^ (crew), Matthew Silver^ (cross country), Matt Smith (soccer), Alexis Smith (basketball), Jeff Spors^* (baseball), Shannon Sutton^* (softball), Kyle Taylor^* (baseball), Nick Tobias^ (soccer), Jeffrey Turner (soccer/ baseball), Matt Veronica^* (soccer/ baseball), Katherine Vetter^ (cross country), Amanda Vetter^ (cross country), Zachary Ward ( cross country), Jenna Warren^ (soccer), Laura Wilkinson^ (softball), Sarah Williams^ (volleyball), Shannon Wilson^* (soccer).

^ Individual Peak Performer (3.5 or above GPA). * Inducted into Chi Alpha Sigma, the National Collegiate Student-Athlete Honor Society.

"The high number that are honored with academic awards is a testament to the importance of academics placed by our student-athletes at D'Youville College," said Director of Athletics Brian Cavanaugh.