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Marshall Leads C-USA with 60 Academic Medal Winners

April 13, 2016

IRVING, Texas -- Marshall led Conference USA with 60 Commissioner's Academic Medal winners for the 2015-16 school year, Commissioner Judy MacLeod announced Wednesday.

Medals are given to those C-USA student-athletes who have achieved a cumulative GPA of 3.75 or better. The number of Marshall student-athletes to receive the medal increased by 50 percent from 2014-15, when the Herd had 40 honorees.

North Texas placed second with 49, followed by Middle Tennessee with 46.

Below is a list of Marshall's honorees. For the league's complete list, visit


Joey Hernandez
Wade Martin
Joshua Shapiro

Men's Basketball
Jacob Kilgore

Women's Basketball
Logan Fraley
Madison Morris

Men's Cross Country
Tony Hayes
William Shaffer

Women's Cross Country
Taylor Craigo
Amber Govey
Jane Jensen
Rachel Morris
Alexandra Phares

Men's Golf
Andy Bott
Ben Roeder
Alex Weiss

Women's Golf
Lauryn Davidson

Men's Soccer
Christian Kershaw
Austin Klueh
Ian Lovern
Trevor Starcher

Women's Soccer
Courtney Andrews
Kelly Culicerto
Brittany Entz
Peyton Miller
Jordan Parkhurst
Mary Schmeck
Erin Simmons
Julianna Smith
Jenna Zuzolo

Briana Daiss
Alexandria Dawes
Hayden Ellis
Abigail Estrada
Samantha Loose
Madison Marshall
Cheyenne Meyer

Women's Swimming & Diving
Nele Albers
Kate Etter
Anna Lynch
Madeline Schaffer
Caroline Wanner
Shir Wasserman
Brittany Wilkerson

Women's Tennis
Anne Gulsrud
Rachael Morales
Derya Turhan
Anna Pomyatinskaya

Women's Track & Field
Andrea Chidester
Lauren George
Heidi Heiniger
Savannah Keffer
Isabelle Rogner

Justice Craft
Ally Kiekover
Lauren Legge
Taylor Riedel
Jessica Sayre
Kayla Simmons
Cassie Weaver

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