BRENHAM, Texas -- Seventy-two Blinn College student-athletes have been named to the Spring 2013 Don Wilhelm Athletic Director’s Honor Roll, Athletic Director Scott Schumacher announced today.
To be eligible, students must complete 12 credit hours with at least a 3.0 grade point average. In all, 35 percent of the 204 eligible athletes met the requirements, including 83 percent of the baseball team. The baseball team posted 25 players to the honor roll, followed by cheer with 12 and softball with 11.
Earning perfect 4.0 grade point averages were: cheerleaders Leslie Hilburn and Amanda Thurman; softball players Allison Artz and Tiffani McKnight; baseball players Zach McCown, Brandon Montalvo, Michael Vielma and Weston Wick; women’s basketball player Darrecia Johnson and volleyball player Victoria Estrada.
“Our players truly exemplify the meaning of the term ‘student-athlete,’” Schumacher said. “We greatly appreciate their dedication in balancing elite athletic competition with academic excellence.”
The honor roll is named after former Blinn athletic director Don Wilhelm, an NJCAA Hall of Famer who served the College for 10 years.
Here are the Fall 2012 honor roll student-athletes:
Kris Babber, Luke Cashman, Daniel Clemons, Samuel Freirech, Kiel Heidman, Jacob Mansfield, Cameron Waites
Dylan Dean, Victoria Estrada, Katelyn Kyle, Kimberly Landry, Celeste Ramirez, Tyanna Roy
Jefferson Ocoro, Stacey Strickland (manager)
Darrecia Johnson, Amari Jones, Michelle Umachi
Dillon Becker, Nolan Brown, Holden Cammack, Taylor Cobb, Robert Dickey, Cole Doherty, Quinton Evans, Colin Fry, McCullen Gassaway, Scott Jones, Brandon Klotz, Colin Kowal, Karl Malecek, Zach McCown, Brandon Montalvo, Kyle Mueller, Jacob Murray, J.C. Neighbors, Trent Rape, Trey Robins, Kevin Santana, Hayden Vesely, Michael Vielma, Blake Whitter, Weston Wick
Allison Artz, Tara Bowers, Caitlin Carney, Katie Castillon, Taylor Guidry, Christa Hartnett, Tiffani McKnight, Shannon O’Connor, Marissa Purcell, Sydney Wellmann, Mackinsey Yoes
Anthony Antonelli, Christina Belodere, Tabitha Collins, Brenna Court, Cheyenne Frazier, Leslie Hilburn, Katie Kaelin, Savannah Kale, Doug McCoy, Emily Peck, Gilbert Solis, Amanda Thurman
Paige Beyer, Katelyn Ledbetter, Alisa McIninch
Brennon Gurley, Lauren Moreno, Ashley Weir