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Six Yellow Jackets Earn Academic All-State Honors

Head shots of Maddie Burns, Kristin Dantzler, Burke Estes, Victor Kontopanos, Brendan Markovic, Jon Nowell

The honorees have been selected for the 2018-19 Virginia Sports Information Directors (VaSID) Academic All-State Team.

Honorees have a cumulative grade point average of 3.25 or higher, and are sophomores or higher.

Randolph-Macon College

Maddie Burns, Sr., Glen Allen, Va., 4.06, Business Management, Women's Soccer

Kristin Dantzler, Jr., Williamsburg, Va., 4.03, Archaeology & Greek, Women's Tennis

Burke Estes, Jr., Wilmington, N.C., 3.97, Business Finance, Football

Victor Kontopanos, Jr., North Chesterfield, Va., 4.05, Chemistry & Engineering Physics, Men's Swimming

Brendan Markovic, Jr., Westminster, Md., 4.12, Business Finance, Men's Lacrosse

Jon Nowell, Sr., Riverdale, Ga., 3.85, Business Management, Men's Basketball

Averett University

Bailee Brown, Sr., Salem, Va., 3.89, Biomedical Science, Women's Soccer

Eleanor Crane, So., Tallwood, Australia, Integrative Health Psychology, Women's Tennis

Joonas Mattila, Sr., Vantaa, Finland, 3.75, Management Science, Men's Lacrosse/Football

Ben Potter, Sr., Kinston, N.C., 3.84, Marketing Management, Men's Golf

Alixis Roccia, Gr., Fort Mill, S.C., 4.00, Master's (Education), Women's Basketball/Lacrosse

Cole Westberry, Jr., Wake Forest, N.C., 3.58, Marketing Management, Football

Bridgewater College
Calista Ariel, Jr., Fredericksburg, Va., 3.905, Health & Exercise Science, Women's Cross Country/Track & Field
Rachel Gaston, Jr., Mechanicsville, Va., 3.867, Health & Exercise Science, Volleyball
Brett Jones, Sr., Chesterfield, Va., 3.781, Business Administration, Baseball
Muhammad Khan, Sr., Springfield, Va., 3.558, Physics, Football
Bailey Kratz, Sr., Telford, Pa., 3.947, Business Administration, Women's Soccer
Briana Moore, Sr., Waynesboro, Va., 4.000, Computer Science, Women's Basketball

Christopher Newport University

Gabby Gillis, Sr., Leesburg, Va., 3.72, Sociology & Psychology, Women's Soccer

Ben James, Jr., Virginia Beach, Va., 3.79, Psychology, Football

Sarah Johnson, Sr., Winchester, Va., 3.80, Psychology, Women's Track & Field

Josie Lucernoni, Sr., Ashburn, Va., 3.97, Finance, Volleyball

Carson Pokorny, Jr., Williamsburg, Va., 4.00, Biochemistry, Women's Soccer

Isabella Tilmont, Sr., New Market, Md., 3.78, Neuroscience, CNU Storm Dance Team

Eastern Mennonite University

Beck Hoskins, Sr., Danville, Va., 3.98, Social Work, Women's Volleyball/Softball

Elizabeth Nisly, Jr., Bluffton, Ohio, 3.99, Writing Studies & Spanish, Women's Cross Country/Track & Field

R.J. Ocampo, Sr., Virginia Beach, Va., 3.91, Biology, Men's Volleyball

Erik Peachey, Sr., Lititz, Pa., 3.87, Accounting & Business Administration, Men's Soccer

Leah Wenger, Jr., Harrisonburg, Va., 3.95, Psychology & Music Performance (Vocal), Women's Soccer

Maria Yoder, Sr., Manheim, Pa., 3.98, Biology, Women's Volleyball

Emory & Henry College

Taylor Blevins, Sr., Abingdon, Va., 3.912, Biology, Women's Basketball

Andrew Davis, Sr., Wake Forest, N.C., 3.625, Mass Communications, Men's Basketball
Andrew Francisco, Sr., Abingdon, Va., 3.892, Interdisciplinary Social Studies/Education, Baseball

Madison McClanahan, Sr., Abingdon, Va., 3.975, Interdisciplinary English/Education, Softball

Katie Meade, Sr., Coeburn, Va., 3.752, Athletic Training, Women's Tennis

Cassandra Oliver, Sr., Charlotte, Vt., 3.729, Psychology, Equestrian

Ferrum College

Elina Baltins, Jr., Calloa, Va., 4.0, Pre-Professional Health Sciences (Psychology minor), Women's Swimming

Leya Deickman, Sr., Fayetteville, N.C., 4.00, English (Teacher Education & Psychology minors), Women's Wrestling

Josh Greenway, So., Roanoke, Va., 4.0, Pre-Professional Health Science, Baseball

Brian Mann, Jr., Buchanan, Va., 3.61, Business Administration, Football

Alexzondra Mattson, So., Virginia Beach, Va., 4.0, Pre-Professional Science Pre-Med & Psychology double major (Spanish, Biology & Chemistry minors), Women's Soccer 

Cheyenne Strickland, Sr., Galax, Va., 3.83, Liberal Arts (Elementary Education minor), Volleyball & Softball

George Mason University

Emily Littell, Sr., Leesburg, Va., 3.99, Bioengineering, Women's Soccer

Sarah Kaminski, Jr., Plymouth, Minn., 4.0, Criminology, Women's Basketball

Bekah Ansbro, Sr., Woodstock, Va., 3.8, Health, Fitness and Recreation Resources, Softball

Eddie Ayers, Jr., San Antonio, Tex., 3.77, Economics, Men's Tennis

Ryan Mingachos, Jr., Danbury, Conn., 3.82, Health, Fitness and Recreation Resources, Men's Soccer

Ryan Donnelly, Jr., Raleigh, N.C., 3.82, Finance, Men's Swimming

Hampden-Sydney College

Jamie Agnew, Sr., Fairfax, Va., 3.47, Economics & Business, Men's Golf

Tyler Blevins, Sr., Draper, Va., 3.44, Foreign Affairs, Baseball

Alec Cobb, Sr., Jamestown, N.C., 3.33, Economics & Business, Football

Jack Dickerson, Sr., Virginia Beach, Va., 3.30, English, Men's Swimming

Reed Mingione, Sr., Chesapeake, Va., 3.78, Chemistry and Physics, Men's Cross Country

Hunter Weiland, Sr., Raleigh, N.C., 3.26, Biology, Men's Soccer

Hampton University

Michael Lawrence, So., Bristow, Va., 4.0, Electrical Engineering, Men's Lacrosse

Isobel Finnegan, So., Clontarf, Ireland, 3.99, Kinesiology, Women's Soccer

Filip Stevanovic, Jr., Croatia, 3.95, Psychology, Sailing

Jakari Harris, Jr., Atlanta, Ga., 3.92, Chemical Engineering, Women's Golf

Bruce Dixon, Jr., Charlotte, N.C., 3.90, Political Science, Football

Brianna Anderson, Jr., Chesapeake, Va., 3.7, Sociology, Softball

Hollins University

Kalyn Chapman, Jr., West Jefferson, NC, 3.6, Business and Economics (double major), Women's Cross Country

Sydney Clark, Sr., Frederick, MD, 3.91, Business and Economics (double major), Women's Lacrosse

Ciera Morris, Sr., Ocean View, DE, 3.66, Biology, Women's Soccer

Maya Schattgen, Sr., Fredericksburg, VA, 3.66, Studio Art, Women's Swimming

Sarah Snoddy, Jr., Hubert, NC, 3.7, Spanish and Communications (double major), Women's Tennis

Sally Sroge, Sr., Louisville, CO, 3.93, Biology, Women's Basketball

James Madison University

Sarah Jubas, Sophomore, McDonald, Pa., 3.976, Biology, Softball

Kevin Kelly, Junior, Springfield, Va., 3.913, Computer Science, Baseball

Casey O'Donnell, Senior, Lansdale, Pa., 3.96, Health Sciences, Field Hockey

Erin Saunders, Senior, Forest, Va., 3.95, Health Sciences, Cross Country/Track & Field

Thomas Shores, Senior, Edmonton, Alberta, 3.721, Quantitative Finance, Men's Soccer

Bonnie Zhang, Junior, Canberra, Australia, 3.753. Accounting, Swim & Dive

Liberty University

Chase Burton, Jr., Naples, Fla., 3.92, Business Administration, Men's Tennis

Ervin Chang, Jr., Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 3.76, Sport Management, Men's Golf

Alicia Finnigan, Sr., Sugar Land, Texas, 4.0, Interdisciplinary Studies, Women's Swimming & Diving

Ruben Garcia, Jr., Madrid, Spain, 4.0, Interdisciplinary Studies, Men's Soccer

Noel Palmer, So., Forest, Va., 4.0, Biology, Women's Cross Country/Track & Field

Annika Roberts, Jr., Landenberg, Pa., 3.96, Accounting, Field Hockey

Longwood University

Kate Spradlin, R-Jr., Blue Ridge, Va., 4.00, Business Administration: Management and Finance, Women's Basketball

Dana Joss, Jr., Louisville, Ky., 4.00, History: Pre-Law, Women's Lacrosse

Carlos Garrido, R-Jr., Trumbull, Conn., 3.99, Business Administration: Finance and Accounting, Baseball

Kathryn Miller, Sr., Midlothian, Va., 3.83, Double major: Sociology and Criminology, Women's Soccer

Teagan Stephenson, Jr., Frederick, Md., 3.72, Computer Science, Men's Golf

Damarion Geter, Graduate Student, Dayton, Ohio, 3.70 (graduate school), Mental Health Counseling, Men's Basketball

University of Lynchburg

Morgan Watson, Sr., Concord, Va., 3.94, Nursing, Women's Cross Country/Track & Field

Sarah Hammock, Sr., Virginia Beach, Va., 3.912, Nursing, Women's Soccer

Hailey Bauer, Sr., Williamsburg, Va., 3.904, Criminology/Mathematics, Women's Volleyball

Jake Conner, Sr., Fairfield, Va., 3.871, Exercise Physiology, Baseball

Karl Wernecke, Sr., Bristow, Va., 3.775, Sport Management, Men's Lacrosse

Hannah Creasey, Sr., Virginia Beach, Va., 3.77, Criminology/Spanish, Women's Lacrosse

University of Mary Washington

Johnny Cronin, Sr., Springfield, Va., 3.82, Political Science, Men's Basketball

Jillian Weisbeck, Sr., Fredericksburg, Va., 3.92, Nursing, Cross Country/Track and Field

Hanna Ashby, Sr., Burke, Va., 3.89, Special Education, Psychology, Women's Lacrosse

Jordan Pamlanye, Sr., Holbrook, N.Y., 3.82, Psychology, Women's Basketball

Carley Vaughn, Jr., York, Pa., 3.97, Business Administration, Women's Swimming

Rachel Summers, Jr., Orlando, Fla., 3.97, Biology, Women's Tennis

Marymount University

Theresa Buscemi, Jr., Weston, Fla., 4.00, Math, Women's Volleyball

Myah Cordrey, So., Gilbertsville, Pa., 4.00, Nursing, Women's Volleyball

Clare Polis, So., Vienna, Va., 3.95, Biology (Pre-Physical Therapy), Women's Cross Country

Brandon Rogers, Sr., Tokyo, Japan, 3.94, Business Administration, Men's Basketball

Kelly Campbell, Sr., Hainesport, N.J., 3.94, Criminal Justice, Women's Lacrosse

Regan Lohr, Jr., Monrovia, Md., 3.94, Psychology, Women's Basketball

Norfolk State University

Caleb Ward, R-Jr., Hampton, Va., 4.00, Mass Communications, Baseball

Ridge Walker, Jr., Moravia, N.Y., 3.96, Business Finance, Baseball

Anna Rupertova, R-Sr., Tlucen, Czech Republic, 3.95, Fine Arts/Graphic Design, Women's Volleyball

Jonathan Mahoney, Sr., Woodbridge, Va., 3.86, Computer Science, Baseball

Vini Da Silva, Jr., Aracaju, Brazil, 3.84, Business Management, Men's Tennis

Bruna Goncalves, Jr., Governador Valadares, Brazil, 3.77, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Women's Tennis

Old Dominion University

Iris Achterhof, Groningen, Netherlands, 3.99, Business Analytics and Finance double major, Women's Soccer

Oshane Ximines, Ahoskie, N.C., 3.35, Football

Niko Klosterhalfen, Sr., Koenigswinter, Germany, 3.89, Psychcology, Men's Soccer

Sana Tufail, Sr., Abu Dhabi, UAE, 3.80, Speech Pathology, Women's Golf 

Michael McGee, So., Bolingbrook, Ill., Sport Management, Wrestling

Radford University

Jessica Wollmann, Sr., Blacksburg, Va., 4.00, Anthropological Studies, Women's Soccer

Benjamin Thiss, R-Jr., Cincinnati, Ohio, 3.76, Biology, Men's Soccer

Alexandros Caldwell, Sr., Athens, Greece, 3.77, Business Management, Men's Tennis

Valerie Gonzalez, Sr., Naples, Fla., 3.86, Marketing & Management (Double Major), Volleyball

Jen Falconer, R-Jr., Mechanicsburg, Pa., 3.88, Business (Master's Degree), Women's Basketball

Brittany Rinaldi, Jr., Miller Place, N.Y. 4.00, Geospatial Science, Women's Lacrosse
Randolph College

Gunnar Copeland, So., Carrollton, Va., 3.86, Engineering Physics, Men's Soccer

Taylor Craft, Sr., Altavista, Va., 3.79, Sports and Exercise Studies, Softball

Wade Hall, So., Spotsylvania, Va., 3.78, Economics and Mathematics, Men's Soccer

Rebecca Lesnak, Sr., Blountville, Tenn., 3.77, Global Studies, Women's Volleyball

Kyle May, So., Raleigh, N.C., 3.91, Economics, Men's Soccer

Daniel Over, So., Westminster, Md.,3.86, Biology, Men's Soccer

University of Richmond

Miles Clikeman, Jr., North Chesterfield, Va., 4.00, Mathematics, Men's Cross Country

Michael Baker, So., Concord, N.C., 3.96, Business Administration, Men's Golf

Elise Zwicklbauer, Sr., Burnt Hills, N.Y., 3.95, Biology, Field Hockey

Lizzie Reedy, So., Marietta, Ga., 3.92, Business Administration, Women's Golf

Jason Reynolds, So., Chester Springs, Pa., 3.90, Business Administration, Men's Lacrosse

DJ Lee, Sr., Franfort, Ill., 3.73, Human Resource Management, Baseball

Roanoke College

Lindsey Baxter, Jr. , Hampton, N.H., 3.88, Interdisciplinary Studies,  Women's Track & Field

Ryan Hepburn, Sr., Christiansburg, Va., 3.96, Business Administration, Men's Soccer

Jack Howard, Sr., Leesburg, Va., 3.89,  Business Administration, Baseball
Carolyn Kitsock, Jr., Lancaster, Pa., 3.92, Communications, Women's Tennis 
Jason Sarro, Jr., Baltimore, Md., 3.98, Business Administration, Men's Lacrosse

Kailyn Stenson, Sr., Coopersburg, Pa., 3.83, Criminal Justice, Field Hockey

Shenandoah University

Alyson Bittinger, So, Westminster, Md, 3.30, Nursing, Women's Lacrosse

Jack Massie, So, Washington, Va. 3.96, Environmental Studies, Football

Jason Morgan, So, Marlton, N.J., 4.00, Biology, Men's Lacrosse

Jordan Sondrol, Jr, Waynesboro, Va., 3.79, Education, Women's Basketball

Grant Thompson, Jr, Springfield, Va., 3.65, Business Administration, Baseball

Emily Yergin, Jr, Warrenton, Va., 3.71, Sports Management, Women's Soccer

Southern Virginia University

John Mellor, Sr., Colfax, Wash., 4.0, Biochemistry, Football

Alex Brunner, Jr., Fairfax, Va., 3.83, Computer Science, Wrestling

Michael Myers, Sr., Medford, Ore., 4.0, Business, Men's Cross Country

McCall Jensen, So., Ramsey, N.J., 3.88, Biochemistry, Women's Soccer

Allison Tiegs, Sr., Eagle, Idaho, 4.0, Business, Women's Volleyball

Lauren Morrison, Sr., Encinitas, Calif., 3.94, Biochemistry, Women's Tennis

Sweet Briar College

Hannah Marron, So., Beaverton, Ore., 3.66, Engineering Science, Cross Country/Lacrosse

Courtney Nelson, Jr., Richmond, Va., 3.75, Sociology and Environmental Studies, Soccer

Erin Snyder, Jr., Jefferson,Md., 3.57, English and Creative Writing/Biology, Cross Country/Equestrian

Caroline Thomas, Sr., Appomattox, Va., 3.72, Business, Soccer

Lacey Tucker, Jr., Swansboro, N.C., 3.90, Engineering Science, Soccer/Tennis

Emily Wandling, Jr., Mechanicsville, Va., 3.99, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Tennis

University of Virginia

Carl Soderlund, Jr., Stockholm, Sweden, 3.68, Economics, Men's Tennis

Ryan Conrad, Sr., Timonium, Md., 3.43, Commerce, Men's Lacrosse

Brendan Casey, Sr., Santa Monica, Calif., 3.46, Commerce, Men's Swimming

Vivian Tafuto, Sr., Hummelstown, Pa., 3.95, Economics / INTER-Statistics, Women's Swimming

Betsy Brandon, Sr., Littleton, Colo., 3.91, Spanish / Speech Comm Disorders, Women's Soccer

Jocelyn Willoughby, Jr., East Orange, N.J., 3.87, NTER-Global Studies, Women's Basketball

University of Virginia's College at Wise

Sydney Steinberg Women's Lacrosse Sr. 4.0 GPA Gainesville, Fla. Business Administration 

Shannon Bennett Sr. Covington, Va. Softball 3.94 GPA Software Engineering

Madelyn Lawrence So. Harrisonburg, Va. Volleyball 3.92 GPA Biology

Bryce Varner So. Bassett, Va. Golf 3.73 GPA Health and Physical Education

Riley Fenster So. Middlebury, Vt. Women's Lacrosse 3.71 GPA Nursing

Hanna Oliver So. Woodbridge, Va. Women's Basketball 3.68 GPA Accounting

Virginia Commonwealth University

Kelly Graves, Sr. , Springfield, Ill., 3.75, Psychology (minors in statistics and finance), Women's Soccer

Bentley Zabicki, Jr., Yorktown, Va., 3.89, Business, Field Hockey

Ignacio Rivero Crespo, Jr. 3.91, Mechanical Engineering, Men's Tennis

Sarah Gibson, Jr., Medford, N.J., 4.00, Biomedical Engineering, Women's Soccer

Sky Hyatt, Sr., Eldersburg, Md., 3.75, Masters in Finance, Women's Lacrosse

Gina Tuzzolo, Jr., Newport News, Va., Exercise Science, Volleyball

Virginia Military Institute

John O'Donnell, Sr., Goshen, N.Y., 4.00, Economics and Business, Men's Lacrosse

A.J. Smith, So., Virginia Beach, Va., 3.75, Mechanical Engineering, Football

Corey Johnston, Sr., South Chesterfield, Va., 3.59, Biology, Baseball

Anna Armfield, So., Franklin, N.C., 3.40, Civil Engineering, Women's Cross Country/Track & Field

Sarah Dolitsky, Sr., Orland Park, Ill., 3.80, Psychology, Women's Water Polo

Kelia Aardema, Jr., Alexandria, Va., 3.79, Applied Mathematics, Women's Rifle

Virginia Tech

Carrie Eberle, Sr., Charlotte, N.C., 3.86, Biology, Softball

Elizabeth Bose, Sr., Norfolk, Va., 3.98, Clinical Neuroscience and Biochemistry, Women's Golf

Jessica Spicer, Jr., Bahama, N.C., 3.96, Cognitive and Behavioral Neuroscience and Psychology, Women's Golf

Bashir Mosavel-Lo, So., Richmond, Va., 3.82, Industrial and Systems Engineering, Track and Field

Ian Ho, Gr., Blacksburg, Va., 3.94, Mechanical Engineering, Men's Swimming

Mary Claire Byrne, Gr.,  McLean, Va., 3.85 Leadership Studies, Women's Lacrosse

Virginia Wesleyan University

Hanna Hull, Jr, Chesterfiled, Va., 3.59, Mathematics, Softball

Jayla Harris, Sr, Fredericksburg, Va., 3.71, Business, Women's Basketball

Amber Matalus, Jr, Colorado Springs, Colo., 3.60, Political Science & International Studies, Volleyball

Jacob Pilarski, Jr, Pittsburgh, Pa., 3.66, Mathematics, Baseball

Ann Marie Moffett, Sr, Manassas, Va. 3.75, Women's Soccer

Skyler Lattuca, So, Middle Island, N.Y., 3.98, Men's XC / Men's Track and Field

Washington and Lee University

Brian Peccie, Jr, Norfolk, Va., 3.89, Economics & Mathematics, Men's Golf

Cordelia Peters, Sr., Larkspur, Calif., 3.99, Business Administration, Women's Lacrosse

Emily Hageboeck, Jr., Charleston, W.Va., 3.82, Accounting & Computer Science, Women's Swimming

Haley Tucker, Sr., Manakin-Sabot, Va., 3.64, Biology, Women's Lacrosse/Field Hockey

Hank Patrick, Sr., Baton Rouge, La., 3.99, Biochemistry, Track & Field/Cross Country

Samantha Yates, Sr., Birmingham, Ala., 3.84, Biochemistry, Track & Field/Cross Country