A total of 113 student-athletes at Francis Marion University, who earned 3.0 or higher grade point averages during the 2013 fall semester, have been named to the university’s Swamp Fox Honor Roll.
Each academic year, approximately 210 students compete in intercollegiate athletics at Francis Marion. Again this semester, every sport (12 squads and cheerleading) was represented on the honor roll.
Eleven student-athletes, representing eight different sports, posted perfect 4.0 GPAs for the semester: Dalton Gress (baseball), Emmeline Wheeler (women’s cross country), John Lurie Pate (golf), Nick Stover (men’s soccer), Yasmin Bunter (women’s soccer), Kristina Marra (women’s soccer), Jordan Hall (softball), Olivia Zielinski (softball), Natalie Stirewalt (women’s tennis), Paige Perreault (volleyball), and Emily Sears (volleyball).
This marks the 22nd year FMU has honored its students-athletes by announcing the honor roll.
The following is a list of those student-athletes honored, by sport, with their hometowns:
Megan Smith * (Dundalk, MD) Cat Zalud (Sarasota, FL) Olivia Zielinski ** (Greenville, SC) Men's Tennis Richard Ashforth (Winston Park, South Africa) Luke Bateup ** (Beckenham, England) Gavin Davison * (Bingley, England) Eimon Heywood ** (Huddersfield, England) Jannik Roettlingsberger * (Marl, Germany) Tim Ruepke * (Bremen, Germany) Marius Wahlier * (Cologne, Germany) Women's Tennis Julia Graf ** (Aerzen, Germany) Kimberly Hurter * (Cape Town, South Africa) Charne McClurkin * (Ridgeway, SC) Caitlin Siney ** (Harare, Zimbabwe) Natalie Stirewalt ** (Sumter, SC) Volleyball Caroline Boone * (Roanoke, VA) Jessica Imbimbo ** (Hudson, FL) Megan Mooney * (Lake Oswego, OR) Paige Perreault ** (Kankakee, IL) Emily Sears ** (Ashburn, VA) Sloane Shank (Fayetteville, NC) Carlie Smith * (Hampstead, NC) Brianna West * (Lexington, SC) Cheerleading Summer Bacot ** (Florence, SC) A'lonna Tillman * (Columbia, SC) Courtney Wilson ** (Newberry, SC) * Dean's List (3.25-3.74 GPA) ** President's List (3.74-4.00 GPA)