June 20, 2013
Center Valley, Pa. - Navy senior Christopher Galvin, the 2013 Scholar-Athlete of the Year in men's indoor and outdoor track and field, highlights a list of 180 student-athletes named to the 2013 Patriot League Men's Track and Field Academic Honor Roll.
Galvin, who majored in mechanical engineering, earned a 4.00 grade-point average during the spring term.
Of the 180 student-athletes on the Honor Roll, 17 scored a 4.00 GPA or higher this spring.
Navy led the way with six student-athletes earning a 4.00 GPA or better. Junior Brett Bogaard (quantitative economics), sophomore Tom Buffone (physics), junior Drew Calcagno (economics), junior Jordan Gruber (mechanical engineering), and junior Andrew Mighty (history) all logged a perfect 4.0 in the spring along with Galvin. Army sophomore Andreas Kellas (4.10; Arabic), junior Ian MacPherson (4.20; economics), and junior Mark Van Benschoten (4.22; economics) eclipsed the 4.00 threshold. American's Thomas Woermer (Cleg and Mathematics), Colgate's Nicholas Harper (geography), Matthew Levitsky (neuroscience) and Christopher Wendt (history) and Lafayette's Nick Hepp (engineering), Ryan McVeigh (engineering), Thomas Day (Physics) and Nick Orzol (electrical and computer engineering) all earned a 4.00 GPA during the spring term. Twelve members of the Academic All-Patriot League team also received honor roll recognition.
Army led all Patriot League schools with 30 student-athletes making the Academic Honor Roll. Holy Cross was a close second adding 29, while Bucknell tallied 28 student-athletes for Honor Roll selection. Navy followed with 22 selections, Lafayette had 21, Colgate notched 20 and Lehigh totaled 18.
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.
View the entire Patriot League Men's Track and Field Academic Honor Roll