MADISON, NJ -- Drew University has placed 32 student-athletes on the 2018 Landmark Conference Spring Academic Honor Roll. A total of 78 Drew Rangers were recognized for their success in the classroom during the 2017-18 academic year. The baseball team -- including Zach Lipshitz of Scotch Plains -- led the way with 14 honorees.
Student-athletes who've completed at least two semesters at their institution and boast a cumulative GPA of 3.20 or higher are eligible for the Academic Honor Roll. Five Drew University Rangers were named to the Academic Honor Roll for the third consecutive year, while seven others were chosen for the second straight time.
Baseball: Brandon Bottari (Shoreham, NY), Harry Cohen (Fort Lee, NJ),* Brian Dagostino (Southbury, CT), Eric DiPietro (Devon, PA),* Max Felsenstein (Glen Rock, NJ), Joseph Grossane (Merrick, NY),* Matthew Lange (Glen Rock, NJ), Brent Lincoln (Stockton, NJ), Zach Lipshitz (Scotch Plains, NJ),* Zach Luke (Nazareth, PA), Mike Pettigrew (Kearny, NJ),* Brandon Radd (Edison, NJ), Paul Roth (Bethlehem, PA),** Anthony Tagliaferro (Monroe Township, NJ)
Men's Golf: Ryan D'Alessandro (Glen Ridge, NJ), Sotirios Doolen (Essex Fells, NJ)
Men's Lacrosse: Thomas Ensmenger (Old Bethpage, NY), Kevin Goettlich (Florham Park, NJ), Kyle MacDonnell (Niantic, CT), Nicholas Polacek (Blairstown, NJ), Nate Sanders (Annapolis, MD), Greg Swenson (East Lyme, CT)**
Women's Lacrosse: Cailyn Breski (Bethlehem, PA),** Nicole Kinney (West Caldwell, NJ),** Isabella Kudas (Kennebunkport, Maine), Shaylyn MacKinnon (Colchester, CT)*
Men's Tennis: Lloyd Goldstein (New Providence, NJ), Vineet Vemulapally (Ashburn, VA)*
Women's Tennis: Maria Navas Espinal, Cristina Riccio (New Providence, NJ), Sami Strathern (Great Meadows, NJ)
Drew's Spring Academic Honor Roll selections were (* = repeat selection, ** = three-time selection):
Drew University, a Phi Beta Kappa liberal arts university, includes the College of Liberal Arts, the Drew Theological School and the Caspersen School of Graduate Studies. Drew is located on a beautiful, wooded, 186-acre campus in Madison, New Jersey, a thriving small town close to New York City. It has a total enrollment of more than 2,000 students and has 145 full-time faculty members, 94% of whom hold the terminal degree in their field.