Navy's Ellen Bradford
June 24, 2014
CENTER VALLEY, Pa. - 2014 Scholar-Athlete of the Year Ellen Bradford of Navy leads the list of 149 student-athletes on the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll for women's swimming and diving.
Bradford, a senior systems engineering major, was one of 15 student-athletes to earn at least a 4.0 GPA in the spring. Army sophomore kinesiology major Natalie Beale logged a 4.06 GPA in the semester, while the following posted 4.0s: American freshman Shannon Scovel (journalism); Boston University junior Katherine Kenney (health studies); Bucknell junior Lauren Perry (accounting & financial management); Holy Cross senior Kelsey Poremba (chemistry); Lafayette seniors Lauren Berry (psychology), Tori Bonisese (psychology & economics) and junior Andrea Parish (biology); Loyola University Maryland seniors Avery Allen (psychology), Stephanie Baliko (speech pathology/audiology) and Noelle Staib (advertising/public relations); and Navy senior Lauren Baguley (oceanography) and sophomores Emily Saitta (Naval Architecture) and Nicole Skaggs (applied physics). Nine Academic All-League selections from March also earned honor roll recognition.
Loyola led all Patriot League schools with 24 student-athletes making the Academic Honor Roll, while Bucknell and Lafayette finished close behind with 22 apiece. American had 20 selections, followed by Army (14), Boston U. (13) and Navy (12).
To be eligible for the Academic Honor Roll, a student-athlete must earn a 3.20 grade-point average in the spring semester and participate in one of the Patriot League's winter or spring championship sports.