POTSDAM - A number of student athletes competing in winter and spring sports at SUNY Potsdam received recognition from the State University of New York Athletic Conference for their academic success during the spring 2012 semester, the league announced Wednesday.
A total of 68 student-athletes were honored, completing a 2011-12 academic year in which 106 Potsdam student-athletes were recognized.
Sixty-four student-athletes were named to the All-Academic Team, which includes players posting a minimum 3.3 grade point average for the semester.
Another 32 students collected Commissioners List accolades. Players named to the Commissioners List have a minimum 3.3 GPA based on three semesters at Potsdam. A total of 28 student-athletes are on both lists.
All the honorees are listed below, sorted by sport and designated as All-Academic Team (A) and Commissioners List (C) honorees.
Tony Efese (A) Spring Valley, N.Y.
Adedoyin Akingba (A, C) Brooklyn, N.Y.; Katy Briedis (A, C) Canton, N.Y.; Bailey Weigel (A) Williamsville, N.Y. Chenice Russell (A) Moira, N.Y.; Hannah Kmiecinski (A, C) Webster, N.Y.; Jessica Kouzan (A) Webster, N.Y.; Sophie Parks (A, C) Athens, Ga.; Stephanie Marcotte (A) Willsboro, N.Y.
MENS ICE HOCKEY
Bill Tsekos (A, C) Montreal, Quebec; Kenny Simon (A) Norwell, Mass.; Kevin Carpenter (A, C) Denver, Colo.; Kevin Weiler (A, C) Binghamton, N.Y.; Max Fogel (A) Williamsville, N.Y.
WOMENS ICE HOCKEY
Alexandra Holowka (A) Winnipeg, Manitoba; Breanna Roy (A, C) Orleans, Ontario; Brittany Lucky (A, C) Kanata, Ontario; Caitlin Manahan (A, C) St. Albans, Vt.; Dawna Salvarinas (A, C) Mississauga, Ontario; Emilee Hazelden (A) Bloomingdale, N.Y.; Izzy Fayerman (A) Calgary, Alberta; Jen Conophy (A, C) Glenmont, N.Y.; Jenn Crawford (A) Burlington, Ontario; Jessica Silveira (A) Brampton, Ontario; Katie Komsa (A, C) Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario; Nadine Cunningham (A, C) Bow, N.H.
Amy Smith (A, C) Potsdam, N.Y.; Andrew Rao (C) Poughkeepsie, N.Y.; Dan Costa (A) Spencerport, N.Y.; Liz Ringer (A, C) Queensbury, N.Y.; Ellen Lehet (A) Waterford, Conn.; Elora Garland (A, C) Potsdam, N.Y.; Emily Kanoza (A) Syracuse, N.Y.; Kaitlyn Colgan (C) Southfields, N.Y.; Kallee Frego (A) Massena, N.Y.
Laurissa Coombs (A, C) Port Jefferson, N.Y.; Marcus Domfort (A, C) East Greenbush, N.Y.; Richie Zimmerman (A) Victor, N.Y.; Victoria Blakeslee (A) Gloversville, N.Y.; Victoria Kavitt (A) West Islip, N.Y.
Jeff Love (A, C) Watertown, N.Y.; Joe Fitzgerald (C) Rome, N.Y.; Kyle Nicholas (A) Syracuse, N.Y; Rashaun Durden (A, C) Buffalo, N.Y.; Bobby Morris (A) Liverpool, N.Y.; Ryan Mousaw (A) Potsdam, N.Y.; Ryan Paparella (A, C) Whitesboro, N.Y.
Aubrey Macintosh (C) Burnt Hills, N.Y.; Brittany Coffey (C) Canton, N.Y.; Denise Johns (A) Syracuse, N.Y.; Lizzy Penree (A, C) Fort Drum, N.Y.; Erika Olsowske (A, C) Seneca Falls, N.Y.; Jen Chmiel (A, C) Rochester, N.Y.; Kaci Milligan (A, C) Liverpool, N.Y.; Margaret Wall (A, C) Rochester, N.Y.; Maribeth Simmons (A, C) Clinton, Conn.; Shannon Miller (A) Nyack, N.Y.; Sierra Langkammerer (A, C) Fayetteville, N.Y.
Ashley Thayer (A) Winthrop, N.Y.; Carissa Cornwell (A) Homer, N.Y.; Erin Klettke (A) Lewiston, N.Y.; Jenny Jones (A) Watertown, N.Y.; Katie Nawrot (A) Buffalo, N.Y.; Megan Johnson (A) Heuvelton, N.Y.; Molly McCuin (A) Brasher Falls, N.Y.; Sami Brown (A) Canton, N.Y.; Shannon Pagliaro (A, C) Beacon, N.Y.