Athletics Inducts Sixth Class into Chi Alpha Sigma

Inductees of the sixth class of Chi Alpha Sigma
Inductees of the sixth class of Chi Alpha Sigma

Athletics Inducts Sixth Class into Chi Alpha Sigma

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. -- The Virginia Wesleyan College athletic department inducted 35 members into its sixth class of the Chi Alpha Sigma National Honor Society on Tuesday evening.

Chi Alpha Sigma is a nonprofit organization established to recognize college student-athletes who earn a varsity letter in at least one sport while maintaining a 3.4 or higher cumulative GPA throughout their junior and senior years.

The governing board represents all levels of competition in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA).

Chi Alpha Sigma's purposes are as follows:

- To encourage and reward high academic scholarship of college athletes at four-year accredited colleges and universities. To recognize outstanding academic achievement by intercollegiate varsity letter winners. To encourage good citizenship, moral character, and friendship among the high academic achievers in college athletics. 

- To recognize and honor the individual athlete, his/her team, sport, athletic department, and college or university. To mentor and to provide leadership to other athletes.

The student-athletes that were inducted on Tuesday, listed alphabetically by last name:

Seth Antozzi Men's Cross Country/Track & Field
Amanda Archer Softball
Liz Bailey Softball
Amanda Baxter Women's Soccer
Jacklyn Cheely Women's Tennis
David Cockerill Men's Golf
Justin Erby Baseball
Drew Fairbanks Men's Tennis
Andrew Freeman

Men's Soccer

Jaquelyn Gabaldon Women's Lacrosse
Megan Gerhart Women's Soccer
Spencer Hawver Men's Cross Country/Track & Field
Jason Hoernke Men's Soccer
Caitlyn Hogge Field Hockey
Wade Jernigan Men's Track & Field
Brendan Kelleher Men's Tennis
Matt Kirkbride Men's Cross Country/Track & Field
Amy Large Softball
Trevor Maloney Men's Cross Country/Track & Field
Tanner Martin Men's Soccer
Chris McTague Men's Lacrosse
Evan Merrill Men's Lacrosse
Jake Morgan Men's Tennis
Alyssa Ochsenfeld Field Hockey
Alana Peters Softball
Kellen Phillips Women's Basketball/Tennis
Emilee Pierson Volleyball
Katie Roberts Women's Soccer
Colleen Smith Volleyball
Emily Taylor Women's Soccer
Zoe Traficante Women's Soccer
Alexia Vassiliadis Women's Soccer
Georgia Walker Cheerleading
Kwonsha Washington    Women's Cross Country/Track & Field