Athletics News |
May 3, 2010
CINCINNATI - University of Cincinnati baseball player Brian Garman (Wapakoneta, Ohio/Wapakoneta) and women’s swimmer Elinore de Jong (Bussum, Netherlands/Goois Lyceum) have been named the Department of Athletics top scholar-athletes of the winter quarter after both individuals earned perfect 4.0 grade point averages (GPA).
A total of 17 student-athletes, representing each of UC’s sports, were named scholar-athletes of the quarter and the contingent will have their photos added to the Academic Wall of Fame just outside the Nancy Hamant Academic Center on the fifth floor of the Richard E. Lindner Center.
In addition to Garman and de Jong, cross country runners Brian Berling (Cincinnati, Ohio/Elder), Tamara Masters (Sylvania, Ohio/Northview), football player J.K. Schaffer (Cincinnati, Ohio/LaSalle), lacrosse player Jen Mott (Cincinnati, Ohio/Sycamore), men’s swimmer Nicholas Saul (Napoleon, Ohio/Napoleon), tennis player Kseniya Slynko (Odessa, Ukraine/ Odessa), track and field athletes Jason Berling (Cincinnati, Ohio/Elder), Ashley Arnold (Huber Heights, Ohio/Wayne), Boudine Bouma (Purmerend, The Netherlands/DaVinci College), all earned 4.0 GPAs during the winter quarter.
A total of 239 student-athletes were named to either the Bearcat or the Topcat Honor Roll. To qualify for the Bearcat Honor Roll, a student-athlete must have earned a grade point average between 3.0 and 3.49 for the quarter, while Topcat honorees must maintain between a 3.5 and a 4.0 GPA.
Scholar Athletes of the Quarter
Top Female Scholar-Athlete of the Quarter
Elinore de Jong, Women’s Swimming
Top Male Scholar-Athlete of the Quarter
Brian Garman, Baseball