Nearly 100 Student-Athletes Named to 2018-19 CAC All-Academic Team

Nearly 100 Student-Athletes Named to 2018-19 CAC All-Academic Team

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. – A total of 94 Penn State Harrisburg student-athletes have been named to the Capital Athletic Conference's (CAC) 2018-19 All-Academic Team.


Student-athletes in one or more CAC championship sports that attain a 3.20 grade point average (GPA) for the academic year earn a spot on the conference's all-academic team. Penn State Harrisburg saw more than 42 percent of its student-athletes earn spots on the CAC All-Academic Team.


Among the honorees is U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) All-American Rae Rae Taylor, as well as two-time all-American and American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) Mid-Atlantic Regional Player of the Year Bret Williams. USTFCCCA All-Region honorees Sarah Lehman and Alex White also earned the academic honor.


CAC First-Team All-Conference women's basketball player Shanique Mattis, second-team all-conference softball player Allison Hartman, all-conference second team men's soccer player Ethan Hoover and second-team all-conference women's soccer players Mackenzie Haladay, Madison Hemler and Kaeleigh Smedley are also among the nominees.


Most impressively, five Penn State Harrisburg student-athletes earned 4.00 GPAs during the 2018-19 campaign, including women's basketball's Laurel Amey and Kendis Butler, women's tennis' Abigail Clifford, volleyball's Alexis Imler and men's soccer's Jacob Krantweiss.


Women's soccer had the highest percentage of student-athletes earn the honor with 21 of the team's 28 players recognized (75 percent), while 73 percent of the women's basketball team earned recognition. Baseball was the top male squad with 18 recipients (47 percent).


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Penn State Harrisburg honorees are:



Tyler Aug

Nate Bream

Tucker Ell

Luke Falcon

Zach Gettys

Bryce Huss

Justin Kaplan

Kieran Kearns

Ethan Kell

Zachary Koroneos

Travis Kraft

Austin Kunkel

Caden Malone

Brad Richards

Chase Smith

Tyler Stabley

Jackson Struve

Bret Williams


Men's Basketball

Brandon Coleman

Pedro Rodriguez

Kahlil Williams

Keenan Wise


Men's Golf

Andrew Fink

Montana Gleason


Men's Soccer

Carlos Acosta

Eric Caldwell

Oscar Cartagena

Zach Hambleton

Ethan Hoover

Mohamed Kotby

Jacob Krantweiss

Toma Nichik

Dustin Rohrbach

Christian Schmoyer

Aaron Smith

Luis Velasco


Men's Tennis

Jared Gluck

Hyun Jun Kwon


Men's Indoor and Outdoor Track & Field

Cole Hovis

Alex Terody

Alex White



Allison Hartman

Katie Humphrey

Maddie Krantz

Kaylee Simon


Women's Basketball

Laurel Amey

Kendis Butler

Kayla Cade

Macy Carroll

Madison Hemler

Katie Humphrey

Nicole Hill

MacKenzee Jester

Katelyn Kosovac

Shanique Mattis

Myasia Taylor


Women's Soccer

Casey Albright

Sheila Ansary

Kayla Arnold

Danielle Bressler

Megan Carver

Elizabeth Clippinger

Kaylie Derrickson

Romina Dichio

Tabitha Fake

Mackenzie Haladay

Eden Haldeman

Madison Hemler

Hollie Holthaus

Katelyn Kosovac

Jenna Mdarhri-Alaoui

Paige Sharrow

Kaeleigh Smedley

Bailey Smith

Rhyan Socash

Haley Vavrek

Morgan Wilson


Women's Tennis

Sheila Ansary

Sheiva Ansary

Courtney Bennett

Soorya Chitibabu

Abigail Clifford

Erin Harnish

Elle Mellott


Women's Indoor and Outdoor Track & Field

Katelyn Gormley

Rachale Hair

Sarah Lehman

Jennifer Ross

Rae Rae Taylor



Kari Ammerman

Cheyanna Buckingham

Corrinne Cook

Jewel Crumbley

Megan Hamm

Katelyn Hossler

Alexis Imler

Kerri Miller

Brittany Wolf