Feb. 1, 2012
LEWISBURG, Pa. - For the fourth consecutive year, Bucknell women's cross country paced the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll with 29 honorees, the league announced on Wednesday. Four Bison finished the fall semester with perfect 4.0 grade-point averages, including Kelly Grosskurth (Huntington Station, N.Y./Half Hallow Hills East), Kelsey Kodak (Hershey, Pa./Hershey), Caroline Tolli (Lockport, N.Y./Lockport) and Kate VanNess (Alexandria, Ohio/Granville).
The Bison's 29 student-athletes on the honor roll were nearly double the total of the next closest Patriot League schools. Holy Cross and Navy each had 15 selections. The Patriot League recognized a total of 107 women's cross country student-athletes for their academic success during the fall.
Tolli's honor was her second of the season. The junior, who is majoring in education, was also named to the Academic All-Patriot League Team during the cross country season.
To be eligible for the Academic Honor Roll, student-athletes must achieve a 3.2 grade-point average in the fall semester.
Following is a list of Bucknell women's cross country student-athletes who were named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll:
Beth Braunegg, So., Biology, Williamsport, Pa./Loyalsock Twp.
Stephanie Bryan, So., Undeclared, Frederick, Md./Gov. Thomas Johnson
Hana Casalnova, So., Biomedical Engineering, Grove City, Pa./Grove City
Caitlin Cavanaugh, Sr., Psychology, Danville, Pa./Danville Area
Alison Dillon, Fr., Mechanical Engineernig, McKean, Pa./General McLane
Madeline Dulac, Fr., Undeclared, Baltimore, Md./McDonough School
Betsy Edinger, Fr., Undeclared, Greenwich, N.Y./Greenwich Central
Ali Foote, Fr., West Islip, N.Y./West Islip
Stephanie Fulmer, Sr., Psychology, Pottstown, Pa./St. Pius X
Leah Goeke, Jr., Biology, Garnet Valley, Pa./Garnet Valley
Kelly Grosskurth, Sr., Biology, Huntington Station, N.Y./Half Hallow Hills East
Erin Holbrook, So., Undeclared, East Aurora, N.Y./East Aurora
Alysha Hooper, Sr., Computer Science, Meaford, Ontario/St. Mary's
Erin Horleman, So., Undeclared, Beach Haven, N.J./Southern Regional
Katie Jessee, Fr., Undeclared, Concord, Mass./Concord Carlisle
Kelsey Kodak, Fr., Undeclared, Hershey, Pa./Hershey
Sara Lederman, Jr., Management, Livingston, N.J./Livingston
Alison Lockwood, Fr., Undeclared, Geneva, N.Y./Geneva
Chelsea Lodato, So., Management, Matawan, N.J./Old Bridge
Morgan Roche, Fr., Undeclared, West Hartford, Conn./Hall
Kirstin Rudd, Sr., Neuroscience, Ithaca, N.Y./Ithaca
Justine Schnell, Fr., Undeclared, Ho-Ho-Kus, N.J./Northern Highlands
Melissa Smith, Sr., Elementary Education, Mercer, Pa./Mercer Area
Stefanie Spanfeller, So., Undeclared, New York, N.Y./Nightingale-Bamford
Caroline Tolli, Jr., Education, Lockport, N.Y./Lockport
Kate VanNess, Fr., Physics, Alexandria, Ohio/Granville
Emily Waksmunski, So., Civil Engineering, Carrolltown, Pa./Bishop Carroll
Kara Weichler, Sr., Biology, Pittsburgh, Pa./Plum
Kady Weisner, So., Early Childhood Education, Saint Mary's, Pa./Elk County Catholic