Jan. 29, 2014
WEST POINT, N.Y. – Twenty-two Army runners were recognized by the Patriot League on Tuesday, earning spots on the Academic Honor Roll. The Black Knights were among a list of 115 women’s and 111 men’s cross country competitors to be recognized, having earned at least a 3.20 grade point average during the 2013 fall semester.
Black Knight junior Andreas Kellas, an Arabic major, had the highest grade point average in the Patriot League at 4.112.
Kellas was followed closely by teammates Corey Stewart (Undeclared) 4.097 and Trevor Lafontaine (Civil Engineering) 4.007.
Army senior Kendall Ward (Economics), the Men’s Cross Country Scholar-Athlete winner, was one of six student athletes to make the Academic Honor Roll for the fourth time. Kendall was joined in that group by teammate Ricardo Galindo (Life Science).
Army’s Emily Buck, a junior Environmental Science major, achieved the highest GPA in the League at 4.094. In addition, Black Knights’ Katie Collins, a senior Chemistry major, had the second highest GPA at 4.060. Both girls contributed to a list of 17 student athletes to achieve of a 4.00 grade point average or higher in the fall semester.
For the women, Bucknell led all Patriot League schools with 28 honorees, followed by Navy (14), Lehigh (13) and Loyola (11). On the men’s side, Lehigh led the pack with 20 honorees, followed by the Bison (16), the Black Knights (14 and Navy (14). Colgate and Holy Cross each had 11 honorees to represent the league.
Patriot League Academic Honor Roll
Name/ Year/ Major/ Fall GPA
Brown Bailey/ Fr. / Undeclared /3.342
Drew Beck/ So. / Economics /3.494
Chris Boyle/ Fr. /Undeclared /3.315
Alex Duffy/ So. /Defense and Strategic Studies /3.210
Jim Duncan/ Fr./ Undeclared /3.381
Joshua Ecker/ Sr. /Economics /3.778
Eric Fenton/ So. /Law & Legal Studies /3.480
Jacob Fong/ Fr. /Undeclared /3.353
Ludo Funfrock/ So. /Nuclear Engineering /3.553
Ricardo Galindo/ Sr. /Life Science /3.514
Andreas Kellas/ Jr. /Arabic /4.112
Trevor Lafontaine/ Jr. /Civil Engineering /4.007
Jake Schmitz/ Fr. /Undeclared /3.760
Corey Stewart/ Fr./ Undeclared /4.097
Kendall Ward/ Sr. /Economics /3.975
Emily Buck/ Jr. /Environmental Science /4.094
Dayna Cline/ Jr. /Environmental Engineering /3.618
Katherine Collins/ Sr. /Chemistry /4.060
Lindsay Gabow / So. /International History /3.932
Madison Hill/ So. /French & Portuguese/ 3.796
Katrina Mecklenburg/ Jr. /Systems Management /3.999
Alexandra Sutherland/ Sr. /Systems Engineering /3.450