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NEAC Names Scholar-Athletes, 20 selected from Morrisville State

MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – The North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) announced its 2012-13 scholar-athlete selections, naming 20 Morrisville State College student-athletes to the academic honor roll.

To be named a scholar-athlete, students must achieve a GPA of 3.4 or higher for the fall and spring semesters combined while participating in a NEAC sponsored sport.

On the year, a total of 512 NEAC student-athletes from 16 member institutions earned the academic honor.

The following student-athletes at Morrisville State were awarded scholar-athlete

Nicole Achtyl (North Collins, N.Y.)          Animal Science – Dairy           Women’s Soccer

Franny Babbitt (Caneadea, N.Y.)            Massage Therapy                   Women’s Soccer

Tomara Bodnaruik (Spey, N.Y.)             Equine Science                       Softball

Lindsey Clark (Central Square, N.Y.)      Human Performance & Health Promotion Cross Country

Jenna D'Ercole (Highland, N.Y.)             Nursing                                  Softball

Nicole Duchene (Oneida, N.Y.)               Natural Resources Conservation Softball

Michael Freier (Geneva, N.Y.)                 Agricultural Business             Men’s Lacrosse

Tim Freier (Geneva, N.Y.)                       Ag. Business Development     Men’s Lacrosse

Lauren Gregory (Pulaski, N.Y.)               Dietetic Technician                 Cross Country

Alexis Hansen (Taberg, N.Y.)                 Equine Science                       Volleyball

Thomas Huber (West Islip, N.Y.)             Ag. Business Development       Men’s Soccer

Amanda Hunt (Tunkhannock, Pa.)           Equine Science                      Cross Country

Chad Izyk (North Syracuse, N.Y.)           Landscape Architecture Studies  Men’s Lacrosse

Matthew Kennedy (Cooperstown, N.Y.)   Animal Science – Dairy            Cross Country

Veronique Krohn (Amsterdam, N.Y.)       Equine Science                  Women’s Lacrosse

Dana Maythenyi (Fallsburg, N.Y.)           Renewable Resources                Volleyball

Jasmine Oakes (Massena, N.Y.)             Sports, Nutrition and Fitness Management Women’s Basketball

Shawn Okula (Meford, N.Y.)                   Renewable Energy Tech          Cross Country

Tori Schultz (Taberg, N.Y.)                     Restaurant Management           Softball

Caitlin Stark (Hopewell Junction, N.Y.)    Natural Resources Conservation    Softball

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