Spartans Garner 15 Academic All-Big Ten Honorees

Dec. 9, 2008

EAST LANSING, Mich. - 15 Spartan women's soccer players earned Academic All-Big Ten accolades this season, which tied for third most in program history. With freshmen not being eligible for the award, 15 of the 20 eligible Spartans earned the honor.

Junior Megan Brown was recognized by the conference as one of nine student-athletes that compete in fall sports that have perfect 4.0 grade point averages.

To be eligible for Academic All-Big Ten consideration, student-athletes must earn a varsity letter, be in at least their second academic year at a Big Ten institution and carry a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or higher.

A list of the honorees is below:

Megan Brown, Jr., Human Biology, Portage, Mich.
Demi Bruck, Jr., Psychology, Loveland, Ohio
Samantha Cook, So., Marketing, Grand Haven, Mich.
Ashley Crandall, Sr., Hospitality Business, Glen Ellyn, Ill.
Hannah Ferenchick, Sr., IDS Health Studies, Lansing, Mich.
Lauren Hill, Jr., English, Northville, Mich.
Danielle Petri, Jr., Hospitality Business, Rochester Hills, Mich.
Kate Rehor, Jr., Kinesiology, LaGrange, Ill.
Courtney Shegos, So., Nutritional Sciences, Grand Blanc, Mich.
Lauren Sinacola, Jr., Communication, Rochester, Mich.
Ashley Swartz, So., Mechanical Engineering, Laingsburg, Mich.
Kelsey Tait, Jr., Kinesiology, Bloomfield Hills, Mich.
Michelle Telebar, Sr., Accounting, Oakville, Ontario
Kristi Timar, Sr., Criminal Justice, Novi, Mich.
Lindsey Wrege, Sr., Special Education, Portage, Mich.