Oct. 18, 2000
LOUISVILLE, Ky. -
The University of Louisville Athletic Department will honor more than 200 student-athletes who achieved a 3.0 grade point average (on a 4.0 scale) during the 2000 spring academic semester.
"It's an honor for me to recognize these special individuals," said Director of Athletics Tom Jurich. "Almost half of our student-athletes demonstrated that they not only perform at high levels in their respective sports but also in the classroom."
Six U of L student-athletes who received the Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholars Awards, given by Black Issues in Higher Education, will also be honored. To be eligible for this award, the nominee must be a student of color, have maintained a cumulative grade point average of 3.2 (on a 4.0 scale), have been an active member of an intercollegiate team during the 1999-2000 academic year and have demonstrated a record of campus or community service.
The honorees will be recognized during halftime ceremonies of the Cardinals' home football game versus East Carolina Thursday at 7:00 p.m.
Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholars Awards honorees:
Hajj Turner - Men's Basketball
Goran Yabar - Men's Soccer
Delicia Haynes - Women's Track & Field
Dalela Ivory - Volleyball
Angela Hong - Women's Swimming
Dewayne Taylor - Football
Spring 2000 AD Honor Roll honorees (202):
Baseball (5): Brian Bentley, Bill Gatti Jr., Troy Hilpp, Todd Raithel, Kyle Rajsich.
Women's Basketball (6): Janelle Antoine, Alison Bass, Kara Kessans, Jenny Knight, Amanda Peters, Katie Smith.
Men's Basketball (3): Muhammed Lasege, Andres Rodriguez, Hajj Turner.
Field Hockey (14): Allison Barkley, Keri Beckhorn, Katie Deskins, Jen Felker, Colleen Finn, Joanie Frame, Tonya Harrison, Rachel Keith, Amanda Milliner, Pip Sanders, Susan Sattazahn, Heather Slider, Shelby Summers, Jennifer Welgosh.
Football (14): Adewale Agboke, Gerry Ahrens, Donovan Arp, Michael Bowers, Jeff Brunelli, Anthony Byrd, Mark Grivna, Bobby Leffew, Ariel Rodriguez, Matt Sexton, Stuart Spalding, Dewayne Taylor, Steve Veeneman, Mike Watkins.
Women's Golf (6): Erin Bell, Leslie Clark, Jessica Kell, Katherine Mowat, Cindy Pasechnik, Alison Wright.
Men's Golf (7): Danny Baron, Matt Gade, Steven Hassett, Ryan Hurley, Geoff Nuwash, Daniel Skaggs, Grant Sturgeon.
Rowing (12): Ashley Brown, Sheila Cornelius, Anna Dotson, Kelly Drescher, Michelle Fendrick, Jamie Frerman, Allison Grady, Amy Nord, Miranda Rodgers, Ashley Salem, Laura Scherberger, Beth Toner.
Women's Soccer (11): Jody Boss, Dana Edler, Jordan Fredrikson, Noelle Hill, Amber Jolley, Lynda Keeton, Jeannette Molina, Liz Nelson, Meg Shively, Jamie Varianides, Julie Zastrow.
Men's Soccer (10): Brad Devilbiss, Shawn Faria, Tory Harris, Kirk Latibeaudiere, Neil Mahoney, Jeremy Morales, Adam Ottembrajt, Justin Prather, Goran Yabar, George Zabaneh.
Softball (7): Keola Calderon, Coleen Coughlin, Kim Hilpp, Lisa McMillan, Candi Padilla, Jessica Rak, Colleen Villier.
Women's Swimming (16): Karen Annear, Stephanie Basler, Jennifer Bergant, Katie Collins, Melissa Dayton, Catherine Dievendorf, Stephanie George, Tiffany Hayman, Angela Hong, Sara Mayne, Michelle Means, Brooke Morgan, Whitney Pegler, Duygu Senkal, Tara Tokarczyk, Wendi Wallace.
Men's Swimming (7): Matt Bentley, Christos Koutsouridis, Nils Lofgren, Brian Lucius, Tom Manchak, Ronald Mittel, Conrado Rodas.
Women's Tennis (7): Melissa Farmer, Kelly Ford, Beckett Hoyt, Kelly Kiehna, Katie McLaughlin, Kelly-Marie Miller, Melisa San Martin.
Men's Tennis (6): Marek Blaskovic, Oliver Cantrell, Joachim Lien, Brent McCombe, Scott Schutzman, Alex Sivertsen.
Women's Track & Cross Country (16): Carrie Besser, Alison Bradford, Jen Carlsen, Alicia Cavender, Eileen Ferguson, Melissa Gale, Delicia Haynes, Marea Ingweren, Ali Jones, Mindy Martin, Alanna Mestelle, Cindy Robeson, Kim Shore, Kelly Thornton, Lisa Turner, Trish Young.
Men's Track & Cross Country (8): Justin Banks, Daniel Barczak, Jason Caswell, Mike Horan, Joel Kubala, Jamie Obermeyer, Brad Roach, Joe Swiderski.
Volleyball (11): Sarah Drury, Sherry Hurley, Dalela Ivory, Melissa Karrer, Katie King, Kelly McClain, Stacey Mercer, Carmen Noltemeyer, Sonja Percan, Emily Roberson, Anastasia Zaitseva.
All-Girl Cheerleaders (7): Kasey Catron, Amanda Gibson, Leslie Radler, Elizabeth Brashear, Elizabeth Francke, Tracy Fee, Lindsay Koberg.
Co-Ed Cheerleaders (8): Craig El, Adam Springer, Kristie Jones, Amy Tsai, Lynley Flener, Cindy Edlin, Erika Pittman, Megan Mannion.
Ladybirds Dance (7): Jenny Donahue, Gwen Stark, Alexis Loughmiller, Jennifer Lane, Kirsten Cunningham, Jody Gentner, Crystal Spaulding.
Managers (7): Kelly Buckles, Josh Eberenz, Frank Doninger, Beth Gering, Bethany Hayes, Celeste Rowe, Ashley Snyder.
Trainers (6): Nikki Boyd, Melissa DeHart, Kelly Melton, Wes Napper, Tiffany Settles, David Wilson.
Cardinal Bird (1): Steve Jones.