June 11, 1999
ANN ARBOR, Mich. - The Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association (CRCA) announced the first annual National Scholar-Athlete awards today.
The National Scholar-Athlete award is designed to recognize the outstanding academic accomplishments of female rowers and coxswains during the current season. The criteria include meeting eligibility rules as defined by her institution, participating in their second, third or fourth year of eligibility, participating in at least 75% of the season's races in the varsity boat, the student-athlete's Head Coach must be a member in good standing of the CRCA and the student-athlete must have a 3.5 or higher cumulative GPA through the fall semester of the current season.
For the 1999 season, 52 Division I student-athletes received the National Scholar-Athlete Award, while 18 Division II and III student-athletes received the award.
1999 Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association Awards
Danae Ringelmann UNC-Chapel Hill 3.71 American Studies Dana Pierce UNC-Chapel Hill 3.53 Biology Lucienne Papon UNC-Chapel Hill 3.67 Political Science/Communications Erin Neppel UNC-Chapel Hill 3.49 Exercise Psychology/Sport Science Marie Hermitte UNC-Chapel Hill 3.78 African-Amer. Studies Lauren Agrella UNC-Chapel Hill 3.81 Women's Studies/Intl. Studies Risa Petty Kansas 4.00 Social Welfare/Human Development Aspen Branch-Moore Duke 3.90 Visual Art Katherine Peterson Duke 3.50 Public Policy Alison Hickey Michigan 3.67 Psychology/Political Science Dawn Jackson Clemson 3.77 History/English Catherine Pitko Clemson 3.51 Packaging Science Kathryn Hammes Wisconsin 3.77 Bacteriology Tessa Michaelson Wisconsin 3.90 Elem. Ed. Jennifer Storino Wisconsin 3.79 Elem. Ed. Kate Ronkainen Texas 3.70 Art History/Studio Art Jill Husak Texas 3.68 Marketing/Business Aisha Chow Miami 3.97 Microbiology & Immunology Amber Van Kirk Creighton 3.93 Nursing Jessica Bracken Creighton 3.72 Biology Kelly Johnson Creighton 3.55 Marketing Rachelle Ginsberg Creighton 3.57 Exercise Science Megan Jewett Michigan State 3.82 Political Economics Jodi Futrell Murray State 3.90 Animal Health Technology Jennifer Stedelin Murray State 3.72 Political Science Debbie Schulten Murray State 3.63 Biology Tricia Stockebrand Kansas State 3.89 Engineering Emily Benz Kansas State 3.60 BiologyWEST REGION
Lisa Phillips Washington State 3.86 Education Anna Carlson Washington State 3.73 Speech/Hearing Emily Larson Washington State 3.87 Undecided Liz Snook Washington State 3.63 Human Resources/Personnel Mgt. Amanda Westfall Oregon State 3.57 Exercise/Sport Science Annie Godwin Oregon State 3.62 Undecided Cassie Bouska Oregon State 3.87 Biology Teresa Bond San Diego State 3.55 Kinesiology/Management Cory Strucker San Diego State 3.62 Psychology Meredith Johnson San Diego State 3.75 Pre-Physical TherapyMID-ATLANTIC REGION
Lauri Kauffman Pennsylvania 3.53 English Laurie Spinella George Washington 3.77 Political Science Anne McDonough George Washington 3.97 Marketing Steph Kirchgaessner George Washington 3.72 Journalism Maria Bogen George Washington 3.63 International Affairs Alanna Castillo George Washington 3.65 English Megan Doyle George Washington 3.91 Arts & Sciences Marcia McClintick Rutgers 3.62 BiochemistryNEW ENGLAND REGION
Diane Marks Harvard 3.90 Government Gwen Callahan Massachusetts 3.51 Exercise Science Sara Pragluski Massachusetts 3.85 Exercise Science Francesca Beaudan Massachusetts 3.60 Education Renee Jacques Fairfield 3.59 French/International Studies Correy Stephenson Fairfield 3.79 Religious StudiesDIVISION II AND III
Laura Dulin Mount Holyoke 3.65 English/Spanish Christy Peabody Humboldt State 3.80 Exercise Science Jodi Marsik Humboldt State 3.57 Psychology Amy Zarora Humboldt State 3.79 Social Work Kelly McNicholas Humboldt State 3.81 Biology Celina Zlotoff Williams 3.81 Mathematics Rita Belle Bosworth California, Davis 3.82 Rhetoric & Communications Laura Howard California, Davis 3.62 Biochemistry Elizabeth Losada Wellesley 4.00 History Catherine Humphries Wellesley 3.66 Undeclared Maggie Brokaw Wellesley 3.76 History/Art History Meghan Baivier Wellesley 3.72 Computer Science/Economics Alyssa Wiedenmayer Washington 3.57 Biology Jennifer Simpson Washington 3.76 Chemistry Johanna Gordon Connecticut 3.86 Psychology Jen Kinder Connecticut 3.56 Psychology/Anthropology Maya Dworkis Connecticut 3.53 Government/French Karen Klinger Smith 3.70 Religion