PISCATAWAY, NJ – The Scarlet Knights have excelled on the playing field as well as in the classroom, as it was announced yesterday that 138 Rutgers student-athletes were named BIG EAST Academic All-Stars. Rutgers increased its previous mark of a year ago by 26 student-athletes." />
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138 Rutgers Student-Athletes Named BIG EAST Academic All-Stars
  • Posted on July 15, 2004 12:00:00 AM
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  • PISCATAWAY, NJ – The Scarlet Knights have excelled on the playing field as well as in the classroom, as it was announced yesterday that 138 Rutgers student-athletes were named BIG EAST Academic All-Stars. Rutgers increased its previous mark of a year ago by 26 student-athletes.

    Student-athletes qualify for BIG EAST Academic All-Star honors by maintaining a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA throughout the academic year while earning a varsity letter in a BIG EAST sport.

    Garnering the most selections for the Scarlet Knights was the women’s rowing team with 31 student-athletes, followed by the women’s track and field team with 13. Other teams to be represented were the women’s soccer team (10), men’s swimming and diving (10), women’s swimming and diving (nine), men’s track and field (eight), men’s cross country (seven), softball (seven), baseball (six), men’s tennis (five), women’s lacrosse (five), men’s soccer (five), women’s cross country (four), women’s tennis (four), men’s golf (four), volleyball (three), field hockey (three), women’s golf (two), men’s basketball (one) and women’s basketball (one).

    Four-time honorees include women’s track and field’s Julie Culley (Lebanon, NJ) and Amina Zohny (Maplewood, NJ), basketball’s Sean Axani (Red Bank, NJ), softball’s Nichole Cruz (Bremerton, WA), baseball’s Nick Cerulo (Woodbridge, NJ), men’s tennis’ Harry Cicma (Providence, RI) and women’s tennis’ Kaitlin Link (Ontario, Canada).

    RUTGERS 2003-04 BIG EAST ACADEMIC ALL-STARS

    Women’s Rowing (31)
    Meghan Annett
    Limor Barack
    Amy Bircsak
    Rachel Blessing
    Jennie Brant
    Rachel Cairns
    Carol Champion
    Jenna Converse
    Karen Cornell
    Kaitlin Coutler
    Lisa Csedrik
    Anne Dulencin
    Nancy Erikson
    Kate Georgen
    Kathryn Grimes
    Erica Herrmann
    Devon Higgins
    Sarah Hook
    Lauren Kolb
    Sarah Kornblum
    Rachel Levin
    Katie Lewis
    Diana Mack
    Annikea Miller
    Kristen Nelson
    Christen Orbanus
    Abigail Sims
    Melissa Thomas
    Cristina Toma
    Brenda Walk
    Jennifer Woschinko

    Women’s Track and Field (13)
    Kiara Adams
    Cycerli Ash
    Jennifer Austin
    Julie Culley
    Melinda Foster
    Coryn Gomez
    Amanda Jacobs
    Angela Messerschmidt
    Natasha Norville
    Amonica Phipps
    Holly Potts
    Chanelle Williams
    Amina Zohny

    Women’s Soccer (10)
    Zoe Avner
    Tierney Brady
    Lissette Brandao
    Meghan Cameron
    Courtney Hudson
    Carli Lloyd
    Michelle McNamara
    Kim Mineo
    Danae Risoli
    Christine Wentzler

    Men’s Swimming and Diving (10)
    Matthew Campbell
    Tyler Clark
    Zach Coppa
    Robert Daplyn
    Olivier Giron
    Jonathan Hupp
    Nathan Ilnicki
    Eric Jennings
    Joseph Mammano
    Joshua Vannorman

    Women’s Swimming and Diving (9)
    Sarah Bicknell
    Samantha Caetano
    Elizabeth Carter
    Sharon Fish
    Sarah Gault
    Kelley Gerhardstein
    Kelly Harrigan
    Meghan Senso
    Casmera Wick

    Men’s Track and Field (8)
    Daryl Black
    Kevin Campbell
    Christian Francisco
    Anthony Gallo
    Xavier Menedez
    Lloyd Nolan
    Trevor O’Grady
    Greg Ostrowicki

    Men’s Cross Country (7)
    Matthew Luneman
    Peter Mathe
    Ambar Patel
    Milo Schwab
    Steven Slaby
    Brian Stanziano
    William Hurlbert

    Softball (7)
    Megan Antonucci
    Jennifer Card
    Nicole Cruz
    Stephanie Johannsen
    Kristen Madoch
    Brittney Neer
    Helen Smith

    Baseball (6)
    Robert Acampora
    Nicholas Cerulo
    Aaron Kalb
    Thomas Malafronte
    Matthew Pustay
    Cory Rodriguez

    Men’s Tennis (5)
    Gabriel Adams
    Robert Baggio
    Harry Cicma
    Tyler Deming
    Balazs Galdi

    Women’s Lacrosse (5)
    Cristina Curiale
    Alexis Hiering
    Andrea Leininger
    Lindsay Rising
    Lisa Savage

    Men’s Soccer (5)
    Josh Gros
    Chris Karcz
    Gustavo Mora
    Pablo Ponce
    Alieu Terry

    Women’s Cross Country (4)
    Maria Pavkovitch
    Julie Delimon
    Jamie Kerstetter
    Nova Roman

    Women’s Tennis (4)
    Kaitlin Link
    Helen Magomedova
    Jill Markowitz
    Ketevan Shmakova

    Men’s Golf (4)
    Michael Kosup
    Kyle McGrady
    Brent Pittman
    Brian Whitman

    Volleyball (3)
    Tamarie Macon
    Abbey Martin
    Stephanie Travioli

    Field Hockey (3)
    Jaime Fraser
    Kristin Graham
    Heather Graver

    Erica Hartwig
    Jennifer Noon
    Ashley Recker

    Women’s Golf (2)
    Lauren Braswell
    Kathleen Kennedy

    Men’s Basketball (1)
    Sean Axani

    Women’s Basketball (1)
    Rebecca Richman

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