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 Baxter||Women's Soccer|
|Jacklyn Cheely||Women's Tennis|
|David Cockerill||Men's Golf|
|Drew Fairbanks||Men's Tennis|
|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|
|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|
|Kellen Phillips||Women's Basketball/Tennis|
|Katie Roberts||Women's Soccer|
|Emily Taylor||Women's Soccer|
|Zoe Traficante||Women's Soccer|
|Alexia Vassiliadis||Women's Soccer|
|Kwonsha Washington||Women's Cross Country/Track & Field|