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Forty Thiel College student-athletes recognized by PAC


Forty Thiel College student-athletes recognized by PAC

GREENVILLE, Pa.—Forty Thiel College student-athletes were recognized for academic achievement in the fall 2019 semester by the Presidents’ Athletic Conference.

The PAC Academic Honor Roll recognizes student-athletes on varsity sports teams who have earned a grade-point average of 3.6 or higher on a 4.0 scale during their semester of competition.

The volleyball team had eight student-athletes on the list, the most of any team at Thiel in the fall semester, while the soccer program had 12 athletes earn accolades, the most for a sport this fall.

Abbreviations after the students name represent: 1–first team all-Presidents’ Athletic Conference; 2–second team; H–honorable mention and S–sportsmanship team selections.

Students are grouped by hometowns and then alphabetically.

Name Year Major(s) Sport Homeown State
Jordyn Liedike FY. Psychology Volleyball Anchorage Alaska
Ryan Stiles FY. Exercise Science Football Anchorage Alaska
Kohei Hayashi So. Accounting Soccer Hyogo Japan
Yuta Koike FY. Business Administration Soccer Ichikawa Japan
Cassandra Bown FY. Biology Volleyball Broadalbin N.Y.
Raquel McDonald (2,S) FY. Criminal Justice Studies and Psychology Volleyball Syracuse N.Y.
Andreas Hauge Jonassen (H) Jr. Accounting, Business Information Systems Soccer Stavanger Norway
Marissa Ramirez (S) Sr. History, Secondary Education Certificiation Soccer Amherst Ohio
Brock Newsome FY. Accounting Soccer Clyde Ohio
Sarah Padula Sr. Early Childhood and Special Education Soccer Cuyahoga Falls Ohio
Emily Harriman So. Early Childhood and Special Education Soccer Geneva Ohio
Emily Sears So. Exploratory Volleyball Jefferson Ohio
Dylan Santore FY. English/Literature Specialization Cross Country Kinsman Ohio
Hannah Strott FY. Exploratory Soccer Mogadore Ohio
Abby Triskett So. Early Childhood and Special Education Volleyball Orwell Ohio
Taylor Williams Jr. Communication Sciences and Disorders Volleyball Tuscarawas Ohio
Bethany Bonnar FY. Political Science and PR, Advertising & Integrated Marketing Communication Soccer Beaver Pa.
Donny Pattison FY. Mathematics, Secondary Education Certificiation Football Bradford Pa.
Samantha Kurchena Sr. Conservation Biology Soccer Bridgeville Pa.
Chad Pakozdi (S) Jr. Environmental Science Cross Country Butler Pa.
Jade Rhoads FY. Neuroscience Cross Country Carlton Pa.
Keara Henry FY. Neuroscience Volleyball Clarion Pa.
Alexander Scott FY. Criminal Justice Studies Football Cochranton Pa.
Courtney Grubbs (1) So. Early Childhood and Special Education Volleyball Freeport Pa.
Logan Addison Jr. Early Childhood and Special Education Cross Country Greenville Pa.
Alexa Banic Jr. Early Childhood and Special Education Cross Country Greenville Pa.
Matt Crawford (H) Sr. History, Secondary Education Certificiation Football Greenville Pa.
Mya Storll FY. Biology Volleyball Linesville Pa.
Michaela Brown FY. Exploratory Tennis Martinsburg Pa.
Madison Walsh FY. Political Science Soccer Monongahela Pa.
Rebecca Dougherty Sr. Communication Studies Volleyball New Bethlehem Pa.
Dylan Kleckner (H) Sr. Environmental Science Football New Castle Pa.
Isabella Merlino (H) FY. Early Childhood and Special Education Cross Country Oakdale Pa.
Allyson Stanley (H) Jr. Criminal Justice Studies Tennis Oil City Pa.
Muataz Algass Ishaq So. Neuroscience Soccer Pittsburgh Pa.
Angela Campbell (H) Sr. Criminal Justice Studies, Psychology and Sociology Tennis Pittsburgh Pa.
Mario Demma Jr. Criminal Justice Studies Football Pittsburgh Pa.
Natalie Zgurich (H) FY. Business Administration/HR Management Track Tennis Pittsburgh Pa.
Shyann Foreman (H) Sr. Biology and Psychology Tennis Wellsboro Pa.
Isaac Evans FY. Biology Cross Country Youngwood Pa.

About Thiel College

Thiel College is an independent college founded in the Lutheran tradition. Located in Greenville, Pa., the College offers 60 majors and minors, 24 varsity sports, and an 11:1 student-faculty ratio. The College is also home to a Bachelor of Science in Nursing program and graduate programs in, Business Administration, Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Communication and Leadership, Physician Assistant and Speech-Language Pathology. All of Thiel College’s master’s degree programs offer innovative and accelerated five-year paths which allow students to earn a bachelor’s and master’s degree in five years. A dedicated faculty paired with dynamic research and internship opportunities produce outstanding graduate school and job placements. Coeducational from its beginnings, the College remains committed to diversity and inclusion. The College combines tradition with innovation as it honors its past and celebrates its future.

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