May 15, 2013

Athletes Receive Academic Honors

Marquette, Mich.—United States Olympic Education Center athletes finished the 2013 winter semester by naming 25 student athletes to its All-Academic Team for earning a grade-point average of 3.0 or higher. Although the semester is over, the athletes remain on-campus for additional training.

The Greco-Roman wrestling team is preparing for the University Championships taking place on May 24 in Akron, Ohio. Following the competition, the wrestlers train to compete in the World Team Trials, which are June 21-22 in Stillwater, Okla. The competition rounds out the 2012-13season.

Members of the weightlifting teamare training in Marquette throughout the summer. They will compete in thePan American Championships June 22-30 in Caracas, Venezuela; the University Worlds July 6-17 in Kazan, Russia; and the Senior Nationals July 26-28 in West Chester, Ohio.

All-Academic Team Members:
Greco-Roman wrestling
Alan Alvarez, sophomore, pre-chiropractic, Miami
Austin Barton, sophomore, economics, Phoenix
Anthony Carmona, freshman, undeclared, Brawley, Calif.
Arthur Carmona, freshman, business management, Brawley, Calif.
Jason Chudzinski, junior, physical education, Colonie, N.Y.
Joseph DeNova, junior, business management/accounting, Fortson, Ga.
Ethan Dondlinger, junior, history, Slinger, Wis.
Toby Erickson, junior, English, East Helena, Mont.
Zeke Honegger, freshman, undeclared, Lake Zurich, Ill.
Max Nowry, junior, secondary physical education, Wheeling, Ill.
Mark Stenberg, junior, industrial technology, Lockport, Ill.
Isaiah Varona, freshman, biology/pre-medicine, Miami
Jessy Williams, freshman, sports science, Windsor, N.Y.

Weightlifting
Joshua Barnett, senior, computer science, Sanford, Fla.
Ann Bengry, sophomore, sports science, Marquette, Mich.
Ryan Borges, freshman, special education, Bradenton, Fla.
Max Cretcher, senior, physics/pre-medicine, Rochester Hills, Mich.
Jeffry Everson, graduate student, exercise science, Cedar, Mich.
Dan Gorelik, junior, international studies, Moorestown, N.J.
Brennan Jaquint, junior, sports science/pre-medicine, Evansville, Wis.
Holly Krzeminski, sophomore, undeclared, Port Charlotte, Mich.
Kyle LaJoye, senior, biology, Marquette, Mich.
Chris Lenahen, senior, biology, Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.
Marc Spurlock, senior, sports science, Phoenix, Ill.
Andrew Wener, freshman, computer science, Munising, Mich.

 

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Prepared By
Mike Kaurala
USOEC Operations Manager
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