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Collegiate Equestrian: IHSA Members Lauded For Academic Achievements

Skylar Laakso, of Centenary College hugs her horse after winning the flat phase of the Cacchionne Cup at the IHSA Zone 3 hunter seat finals on April 7, 2018. She also earned academic honors. Credits: Lillian Shupe
Rachel VanDemark, of Rutgers University, shown here competing in the Cacchione Cup flat class on April 7, 2018 at Centenary University, earned accolades for her academic achievements from the IHSA. Credits: Lillian Shupe

FAIRFIELD, Conn. — The IHSA announced the list of nearly 800 recipients for their National All-Academic Award. The National All-Academic Award recognizes academic achievement for an IHSA undergraduate or alumni member based on their fall 2017 semester grades. All the recipients competed in at least one IHSA competition during the academic year.

Students who achieved a grade point average of 3.8 or higher received First Team honors and students who earned a grade point average of 3.5 or higher received Second Team honors.

Recipients from schools located in New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania:

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Adelphi University: Martin, Emma; Napoli, Samantha

Alfred State College: Laibe, Amber;

Alfred University: Burch, Nellie Faie; D'Andrea, Heather Anne; Evoy, Kelsey Madden; Hameister, Ava W; Kotze, Samantha J; Naclerio, Allison Caroline; Ruffner, Haley, Schweiger, Rachel Anne; Slack, Courtney Amnmn; Sokolow, Kendall Dexter; Stamp, Samantha; Sudore, Angelica L; Sugg, Nicholas Alexander; Tuttle, Emily Louise

Binghamton University: Ansons, Dana; Ballabon, Maya; Dewhurst, Jennifer; Ferrota, Annalisa; Kenny, Amanda; Mann, Kelly; McGarry, Claire; Renshaw, Elizabeth; Sausville, Erin; Xia, Melissa

Bloomsburg University: Glenn, Allison, Grater, Erica Jaclyn; Hess, Sara Leslie; Miller, Makaela A; Shook, Aleah

Cazenovia College: Beinars, Danielle; Currier, Kaitlyn; Gambino, Keeley; Hankins, Erin;

Centenary University: Aksterowicz, Hana; Bianchi, Cheyenne; Cocurullo, Hannah; Cooper, Kimberly; Frederick, Meghan; Graham, Abigail; Hobbs, Haley; Leeds, Nina; Marino, Megan; Taylor, Sara; Ungarten, Jena; Valerio, Emily; Wigger, Caitlin

Cornell University: Boozer, Caroline; Harder, Haley; He, Megan; O'Shea, Molly; Raucher, Mackenzie; Selland, Emily; Thompson, Tamara; Vivancos-Koopman, Irene; Wilkinson, Hunter

Dickinson College: Findling, Hannah; Soba, Sara; Warnick, Justina; Zalph, Rose-Lang; Zeiter, Ilana

East Stroudsburg University: Foreman, Madison; McFarland, Madison; Miller, Samantha; Warner, Lacey

Gettysburg College: Caldwell, Madison; Greenman, Jessica 

Morrisville State College: Bonarrigo, Katelyn; Cammarano, Danielle; Graham, Austin; Haught, Zoie; Kevan, Christine; Scott, Elyse

Oneonta State College: Lojewski, Alicia;

Rutgers University: Bond, Christina; Nary, Jenn; Segal, Stella; Valvano, Alyssa

Skidmore College: Benneyan, Hadley; Callanan, Madeleine; Foley, Maeve; Haskell, Mackenzie; Johnson, Claire; Krause, Amalia; Kristschgau, Janine; Miniter, Brigid; Plutte, Courtney; Romano, Juliet; Santucci, Alison

Slippery Rock University: Dumbach, Emilie; Grady, Madeline; Ifft, Abby; McManus, Ashley

University of Pennsylvania: Bruyn, Olivia;

University of Rochester Busch, Stephanie; Herms, Courtney; Materson, Monica; Sia, Isabel

2018 All Academic Award Second Team

Alfred State College: McNeal, Rachel; Schaus, Hannah; von Hagn, Rechel

Alfred University: Downs, Hannah Katherine; Dudka, Melanie A; Karch, Emma Reilly; Mendelson, Megan Elizabeth; Picow, Shaylee Barbara; Rieks, Lily J; Schreck, Alexandra N; Stansfield, Molly Rose; Steiner, Emily F; Warren, Gabrielle Catherine-Bean; Watt, Hannah M; Woznica, Elizabeth Marie; Zaengle, Thomasina H

Binghamton University: Bieder, Ashleigh; Geer, Sarah; Giancinto, Julia; Gursky, Alexis; Katz, Abigail; Magnani, Lia; Ultzhoffer, Rebekah

Bloomsburg University: Keim, Erica; Laubach, Katie Ann; Cazenovia College Darmstatter, Saralyn; Leone, Jamie; Luck, Sadie; Mannes, Savannah

Centenary University:  Arnold, Nicole; Biondo, Arianna; Clark, Hope; Erlemeier, Jillian; Jacquier, Bailey; Laakso, Skylar; Newman, Katherine; Peter Paul-Loor, Daniella; Presuto, Stephanie; Purnel, Mara; Wanio, Lena; Weiss, Lisamarie

Cornell University: Caracappa, Katherine; Carr, Lara; Levkulic, Samantha; Mayer, Emma; Reeb, Lena; Slutsky, Sophie; Younger, Lucia; Drigotas, Elaine; Greaves, Emily; Keefer, Katelyn; Parrott, Leigh; Stanion, Sydney

East Stroudsburg University: Alderfer, Amy; Nicholas, Kylee; Rinkus, Ashley; Gettysburg College Braun, Abigail; Weber, Keelyn

Morrisville State College: Book, Grace; Cormier, Mikaela; Gussler, Sienna; Inhaber-Courchesne, Lea; Kellish, Jeffery; Schul, Abigail

Rutgers University: VanDemark, Rachel

Skidmore College: Alison, Melanie; Beard, Sheridan; Carpenter, Claire; Chemerinsky, Mara; Claman, Madeline; Gerlach, Gabriella; Hartman, Alexandra; Paine, Marcy; Tuckner, Hannah

Slippery Rock University: DeAngelo, Jenna

Slippery Rock University: Shulte, Lena

 University of Pennsylvania: Kanna, Suganth

University of Rochester: Frye, Madison; Lee, Yu-chi

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