LEWISBURG, Pa. – The Patriot League champion Bucknell women’s cross country team placed 21 student-athletes on the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll, announced by the league office on Friday.

Five Bison earned a perfect 4.0 grade-point average in the fall, including Emma Cousins (early childhood education), Jenna Farmer (biology), Christine O’Kane (neurology), Elizabeth Sheprow (psychology) and Tabitha Wismer (early childhood education).

Among the Bison contingent includes Christine Bendzinski, a four-time Academic All-Patriot League Team selection and CoSIDA Academic All-District Team honoree.

To be eligible for the Academic Honor Roll, a student-athlete must earn a 3.20 grade-point average in the fall semester and participate in one of the Patriot League’s seven fall championship sports.

The Bison captured their 10th title in program history in dominating fashion in 2016, claiming the top four spots in the individual standings and earning five All-Patriot League honorees.  Bucknell’s score of 23 was the lowest by any team since Navy in 2008.

Following are Bucknell’s 2016 Patriot League Honor Roll recipients:
Christine Bendzinski, Jr., Biochemistry
Hope Beyer, Fr., Computer Science and Engineering
Colleen Buckley, So., Animal Behavior
Sarah Chandler, Sr., Psychology
Anna Chiodo-Ortiz, So., School of Management
Sara Christian, Jr., Biology
Mikayla Cochrane, Fr., Animal Behavior
Emma Cousins, Jr., Early Childhood Education
Sarah Decker, Sr., International Relations
Emma Dolen, Fr., Chemistry
Jenna Farmer, So., Biology
Kathleen Fitzgerald, Sr., Interdepartmental – Psychology
Emma Harris, Jr., Chemical Engineering
Jamie Kenney, Jr., Theatre
Lauren Lamoureux, Sr., Accounting and Financial Management
Madison Narr, So., Undeclared
Christine O’Kane, So., Neurology
Elizabeth Sheprow, Sr., Psychology
Seline Tan-Torres, Sr., Computer Science
Margaret Thomson, So., Undeclared
Tabitha Wismer, So., Early Childhood Education