CENTER VALLEY, Pa. - The American University men's and women's track & field program placed 23 Eagles on the 2017 Patriot League Spring Honor Roll, as released by the league office on Friday.
To be eligible for the Spring Academic Honor Roll, a student-athlete must have earned a 3.20 GPA in the spring semester and participated in one of the Patriot League's winter or spring championship sports.
Senior Liam May and sophomore Chia-Ry Chang Urena highlighted the Eagles' honorees as two of the 45 student-athletes league-wide to earn a 4.00 GPA during the spring semester. May is one of three four-time honorees for the Spring Honor Roll along with fellow seniors Brendan Johnson and Corina Velazco.
Junior Liam Purdy is the Eagles' lone three-time Spring Academic Honor Roll selection while Chang Urena, sophomore Matthew Rainey, sophomore Chandler Ross, sophomore Tommy Sommer, sophomore Kassidy Ayres, sophomore Grace Goulding, junior Jude Mabone, sophomore Sammie Paul and sophomore Kailee Traficante all made their second appearances.
Juniors Alaeldin Tirba and Brianna Belo, sophomores Ben Doiron and Trevor Patton, and freshmen Caleb Brown, Gerard D'Ambrosio, Faolan Coogan-Pluck, Katelyn Deibler, Emily Houghton and Kaitlyn McTernan all made their debut appearances on the Spring Academic Honor Roll.
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2017 Patriot League Men's Track & Field Academic Honor Roll
|Caleb Brown, Fr.||Computer Science (3.56)|
|Faolan Coogan-Pluck, Fr.||CLEG (3.39)|
|Gerard D'Ambrosio, Fr.||Business Administration (3.31)|
|Ben Doiron, So.||Business Management (3.41)|
|Brendan Johnson, Sr.||Political Science, Public Health (3.79)|
|Liam May, Sr.||Justice and Law, Psychology (4.00)|
|Trevor Patton, So.||International Studies (3.39)|
|Liam Purdy, Jr.||Biology (3.53)|
|Matthew Rainey, So.||CLEG (3.46)|
|Chandler Ross, So.||Environmental Studies (3.54)|
|Tommy Sommer, So.||CLEG (3.25)|
|Alaeldin Tirba, Jr.||Computer Science, 3.25|
2017 Patriot League Women's Track & Field Academic Honor Roll
|Kassidy Ayres, So.||Undeclared (3.75)|
|Brianna Belo, Jr.||Public Health (3.59)|
|Chia-Ry Chang Urena, So.||Finance (4.00)|
|Katelyn Deibler, Fr.||International Service (3.47)|
|Grace Goulding, So.||Undeclared (3.79)|
|Emily Houghton, Fr.||Undeclared (3.80)|
|Jude Mabone, Jr.||SIS (3.66)|
|Kaitlyn McTernan, Fr.||Health Promotion (3.86)|
|Sammie Paul, So.||Public Health (3.70)|
|Kailee Traficante, So.||International Studies (3.93)|
|Corina Velazco, Sr.||Health Promotion (3.68)|