YSU student-athletes excel in classroom

Staff report


Youngstown State student-athletes posted a cumulative grade-point average of all student-athletes of 3.11. Overall, 15 of YSU’s 17 sports finished the year with a cumulative GPA of 3.00 or higher.

At the conclusion of the fall semester, 44 student-athletes had a semester GPA of 4.00 while 20 carry a cumulative GPA of 4.0. Also, 258 YSU student-athletes have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above, while 256 had at least a 3.00 in the fall semester. Overall, an all-time high 63 percent of YSU’s 410 student-athletes own a cumulative GPA of 3.00 or higher.

The women’s golf team posted a department-best 3.67 semester GPA while the women’s basketball team was second with an impressive 3.65. The men’s golf team posted a 3.61 GPA, the highest of all men’s programs.

Athletes with 4.00 GPAs in the fall include: Vince Donato (baseball), Cameron Murray (baseball), Lou Cardona (baseball), Joe Craycraft (football), Ryan Emans (football), Vitas Hrynkiewicz (football), Justin Mitzel (football), Dominic Carano (golf), Kevin Scherr (golf), Imaan Hassim (tennis), Lucia Zagar (tennis), Ana Stroe (tennis), Kolbrun Jonsdottir (swimming and diving), Kat Keller (swimming and diving), Megan Stelpflug (swimming and diving), Katie Clement (track and field), Jaynee Corbett (track and field), Iva Domitrovich (track and field), Abby Jones (track and field), Teneisha Myers (track and field), Marketa Plesingrova (volleyball), MacKenzie Olesky (bowling), Sarah Cash (basketball), Mary Dunn (basketball), Natalie Myers (basketball), Chelsea Olson (basketball), Morgan Olson (basketball), Anne Secrest (basketball), Kelley Wright (basketball), Courtney Shutt (golf), Iasbella Futchi (soccer), Alexandra Haupt (soccer), Sydney Ossege (soccer), Ruth Pena (soccer), Alan Burns (track and field, cross country), Glen Knowles (track and field), Carl Zallow (track and field), Antonella LaMonica (track and field), Kaitlyn Merwin (track and field), Jennifer Muhlenkamp (track and field, cross country), Erin Kalahar (volleyball) and Morgan Tippie (volleyball).

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