Seniors Honored at Scholar Athlete Reception

SOUTH HADLEY, Mass. (May 22, 2009) – Prior to the annual athletics awards celebration earlier this month, 18 Mount Holyoke seniors representing ten teams were honored as part of the College’s inaugural Scholar Athlete Reception. The recognition event highlighted those student-athletes who have excelled both on the field and in the classroom. It was organized by Mount Holyoke Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC).

Honorees included seniors with cumulative grade point averages of 3.5 or higher who have participated on a varsity team for three or more years. They were able to celebrate their accomplishments with select faculty at the event, which took place on Thursday, May 7.

Senior Scholar Athletes

2009 Scholar Athlete Honorees

Katherine Austen, Basketball
Madison Ballard, Crew
Elissa Center, Crew
Paige Cote, Crew
Sarah Gray, Crew
Whitney Green, Crew
Jessamyn Rising, Cross Country
Martha Elson, Golf
Ava Gottschall, Lacrosse
Myra Braswell, Riding
Katrina Kelly, Riding
Lisa Nash, Swimming and Diving
Ashley Fallon, Tennis
Helena Jedziniak, Tennis
Chelsea McCracken, Track and Field
Kathryne Schwartz, Volleyball
Brenna Shepherd, Volleyball
Amanda Trask, Volleyball