Rangers Earn Academic Honors

Published: June 22, 2015
Rangers receive GLVC Council of Presidents' Academic Excellence Honor

Eight University of Wisconsin-Parkside student-athletes were honored on Wednesday by the Great Lakes Valley Conference, winning the 2014-2015 GLVC Council of Presidents' Academic Excellence Award.
Women's soccer: Kelsey Armour, Karley Mecko, and Ashley Meyer. Track and field: Justin Armstrong and Miguel Garcia, and Amanda Zittlemen. Women's basketball: Gaby Bronson and Jennifer.

Women's Basketball and Volleyball squads earn GLVC team honors

The Team Academic All-GLVC Award recognizes each team from member institutions that have maintained a 3.30 grade point average for the academic year. The UW-Parkside women's basketball squad compiled a team grade point average of 3.32 for the 2014-2015 academic year to claim the honor for the fifth consecutive year while volleyball claims the award for the second straight season with a 3.43 team GPA.

71 Ranger student athletes recognized

Seventy-one University of Wisconsin-Parkside student-athletes were honored by the Great Lakes Valley Conference as members of the 2014-2015 Academic All-GLVC team.

The Academic All-GLVC award recognizes student-athletes who have completed two semesters at their institution and maintained at least a 3.30 cumulative grade-point average. 

UW-Parkside's GLVC regular-season and tournament champion women's soccer team led the way with 12 Academic All-GLVC selections. The women's basketball team had 11, and the men's soccer and women's volleyball teams each had nine selections. 

Of the 71 honorees, 40 earned the award for at least the second time. Sprinter Justin Armstrong, distance runner Amanda Zittleman, women's soccer player Kelsey Armour and women's basketball student-athletes Jennifer Blunt, Gaby Bronson, and Stephanie Furr claimed the award for the fourth time in their careers.

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