August 13, 2008
Atlantic Coast Conference Announces 2007-08 Academic Honor Roll
A total of 2,710 athletes posted 3.0 or better GPAs in the past academic year

GREENSBORO, N.C. - The 52nd annual Atlantic Coast Conference Academic Honor Roll, noting academic excellence by student-athletes for the 2007-08 school year, was released today by Commissioner John D. Swofford.

The Honor Roll is comprised of those student-athletes who participated in a varsity-level sport and registered a grade point average of 3.00 or better for the full academic year. This year saw 2,710 student-athletes honored for their hard work in the classroom. Boston College led the conference in total selections with 408. Duke, which led the ACC in student-athlete honorees each of the previous 20 years, placed second with 388.

North Carolina was third with 286 honorees, while Maryland was fourth with 272. Virginia saw 226 student-athletes earn spots on the list, followed by Virginia Tech (201), Clemson (188), Florida State and NC State (174), Wake Forest (139), Miami (133), and Georgia Tech (121).

Headlining this year's Honor Roll are 16 five-time honorees and 207 four-time recipients. Wake Forest claimed a league-leading four five-time honorees. Virginia claimed three, while Clemson, Duke, Georgia Tech and NC State had two apiece and Maryland one. Those honorees include Clemson's Jay Crout and Bryce Herrington, Duke's Tony McDevitt and Nicholas O'Hara, Georgia Tech's David Herren and Taylor Narewski, Maryland's Charles Pinto, NC State's Jennifer Boyd and Christopher Kollar, Virginia's Meghan O'Leary, Janine Ricci and Taylor Smith; and Wake Forest's Jill Ahrens, Louis Frazier, Charles Mellies and Matthew Owen.

The 2007-08 Academic Honor Roll includes 19 ACC Players of the Year. Individual honorees included on this year's list are Duke's Amanda Blumenherst (Women's Golf), Matt Danowksi (Men's Lacrosse) and DeMarcus Nelson (Basketball Defender); Florida State's Gonzalo Barroilhet (Men's Indoor Field) and Buster Posey (Baseball); Georgia Tech's Kristi Miller (Women's Tennis), Maryland's Omar Gonzalez (Men's Soccer Defender), Dana Dobbie (Women's Lacrosse), Crystal Langhorne (Women's Basketball) and Hudson Taylor (Wrestling); Miami's Reuben Ross (Men's Diving), Brittany Viola (Women's Diving) and Kristy Whyte (Women's Track); North Carolina's Rachel Dawson (Field Hockey Defender), NC State's Chris Kollar (Men's Cross Country), Wake Forest's Webb Simpson (Men's Golf), and Virginia Tech's Jessica Botzum (Women's Swimming), Brittany Pryor (Women's Indoor Field) and Angela Tincher (Softball Pitcher).

The eight ACC Freshmen of the Year named to the honor roll include Duke's Emma Hamm (Women's Lacrosse), Florida State's Barroilhet (Men's Indoor Field), Georgia Tech's Guillermo Gomez (Men's Tennis), Miami's Brittany Steinbruch (Women's Soccer) and Chris Hernandez (Baseball); NC State's Colleen Wetherbee (Women's Cross Country), Virginia's Emil Heineking (Men's Cross Country) and Wake Forest's Natalie Sheary (Women's Golf).

Virginia Tech (201)

Markus Aigner 1 Soccer James Aitken 2 Swimming
Jennifer Albrecht 4 Volleyball Thomas Amalfe 1 Basketball
Sarah Ameen 2 Swimming Alexander Baden 3 Soccer
Abby Barney 2 Swimming Inga Beermann 3 Tennis
Katherine Berkel 1 Lacrosse Jeffrey Beyer 2 Football
Kelsey Billups 1 Soccer Elise Birnbaum 1 Track & Field
Jessica Botzum 4 Swimming Jake Bova 1 Swimming
Brent Bowden 2 Football Andrew Bowman 1 Football
Matthew Boyd 3 Golf Erin Bragg 1 Cross Country
Jessica Brouwer 2 Tennis Blaire Buergler 2 Swimming
Craig Burnell 1 Soccer Kristen Burtch 3 Lacrosse
Elizabeth Byrum 4 Swimming Kristen Callan 4 Track & Field
Charles Campbell 2 Soccer Millie Campbell 3 Swimming
Peter Cancila 3 Swimming Elizabeth Carpenter 1 Lacrosse
Collin Carroll 1 Football Kristi Castlin 2 Track & Field
Robin Chidester 2 Soccer Robert Clauss 4 Cross Country
Justin Clickett 1 Track & Field Amanda Cloyd 3 Volleyball
Daniel Coale 1 Football Catherine Colliatie 1 Lacrosse
Bryan Collier 2 Soccer Jonathan Collier 2 Soccer
Brittany Cook 3 Basketball Terri Coover 3 Lacrosse
Chelsea Cramp 3 Tennis Rachel Culp 2 Lacrosse
Kristen Cunningham 1 Volleyball Mark Czarny 2 Wrestling
Drew Czekanski 3 Soccer Eric Davis 1 Football
Nicolas DelGabo De Robles 1 Tennis Blake DeChristopher 1 Football
Kelly DeMarrais 2 Swimming Ian DeToll 1 Swimming
Claire Dickey 3 Swimming Scott Dillie 3 Soccer
Gemma Donovan 1 Volleyball Christopher Drager 1 Football
Steffi Drechsel 1 Swimming Jacquelyn Duggins 1 Lacrosse
Judson Dunlevy 3 Football Brendan Dunn 1 Soccer
Jessica Earl 2 Swimming Ashley Early 2 Track & Field
Aaron Eckstein 1 Golf Alexandra Emala 1 Lacrosse
Jessica Emanuele 1 Volleyball Jessica Fanning 4 Cross Country
Tasmin Fanning 3 Cross Country Samantha Ference 3 Cross Country
Matthew Finnegan 1 Football Meghan Flesch 1 Soccer
Christen Fratter 4 Lacrosse Megan Fuson 1 Cross Country
Sarah Garner 1 Lacrosse Jillian Gergen 1 Volleyball
James Gilson 2 Soccer Sean Glennon 4 Football
William Gorham 1 Football Elizabeth Gosby 1 Softball
Pedro Graber 1 Tennis Alex Grassi 1 Wrestling
Sherlenia Green 3 Track & Field Christina Griel 3 Lacrosse
Paul Grinups 1 Wrestling Kyle Guglielmo 2 Track & Field
Matthew Hacker 1 Baseball Amber Hall 3 Basketball
Heather Hallberg 4 Soccer Jennifer Harvey 1 Soccer
Laura Haskins 3 Basketball Kimberly Hickey 3 Soccer
Stefan Hock 1 Soccer Jesslyn Hodge 1 Softball
Kelsey Hoffman 1 Softball John Hohman 1 Baseball
Rebecca Horning 4 Swimming Sebastien Jacques 1 Tennis
Bethan James 2 Tennis Catherine Jansen 3 Volleyball
Julian Johnson 2 Soccer Jared Jones 1 Wrestling
Mallory Jones 2 Soccer Stephanie Jones 3 Swimming
Edward Judge 1 Cross Country Emily Jukich 2 Soccer
Kevin Kadak 2 Cross Country Nicholas Kaminski 2 Football
Christopher Kay 1 Baseball Dustin Keys 1 Football
Mallory Kimsey 1 Soccer Lindsey King 1 Cross Country
Nicole King 1 Soccer Scott King 2 Football
Ashley Kinser 4 Soccer Natalie Kretzer 3 Tennis
Michelle Lang 1 Volleyball Paul LaPenna 3 Cross Country
Adriana Lemaitre 3 Basketball Marjorie Liberati 3 Soccer
Lakeisha Logan 1 Basketball Jessica Long 4 Tennis
Sarah Losinger 1 Swimming Lisa MacPherson 2 Cross Country
Erin Mahony 4 Track & Field Katherine McBrearty 2 Lacrosse
Jordan McHorney 3 Swimming Bart McMillin 2 Football
Barrett Mears 2 Football Abigail Meyer 1 Swimming
Benjamin Miller Swimming Timothy Miller 2 Wrestling
Kari Morrison 2 Lacrosse Nicholas Murray 1 Wrestling
Matej Muza 3 Track & Field Megan Newell 2 Swimming
Mary Elizabeth Newton 4 Soccer Kevin O'Connor 1 Wrestling
Erin Ota 3 Softball Christopher Padilla 3 Cross Country
Phillip Padilla 3 Cross Country Jordan Parsels 1 Soccer
Rosemary Patterson 4 Lacrosse Kelly Phillips 2 Track & Field
Dustin Pickle 3 Football Shakirra Pinnock 1 Track & Field
Timothy Pisano 1 Football Brittany Pryor 1 Track & Field
Laura Beth Puglisi 3 Soccer Yoann Re 1 Tennis
Marcus Reed 3 Soccer Jenna Reich 3 Lacrosse
Jenna Rhodes 3 Softball John Riley 2 Swimming
Lauren Ritter 1 Swimming Ignaci Roca 4 Tennis
Andrew Rogers 2 Swimming Katie Rotanz 1 Lacrosse
Sean Ryan 1 Baseball Julie Sablik 2 Swimming
Matthew Saunders 1 Cross Country Ashley Seldon 1 Soccer
Sara Shapiro 1 Swimming Natalie Sherbak 4 Cross Country
Amber Sholl 1 Cross Country Kristi Sieber 2 Soccer
Sara Smith 3 Swimming Anthony Sosnoskie 2 Baseball
Britni Spruill 4 Track & Field Kylie Stankovics 1 Soccer
David Stanton 1 Football Trey Stewart 1 Swimming
Caroline Stolle 3 Softball Megan Strawther 2 Soccer
Katharine Suhr 2 Swimming Theresa Sweeney 1 Lacrosse
Zachary Thomas 4 Cross Country Caitlin Thornley 2 Track & Field
Grant Throckmorton 2 Football Angela Tincher 4 Softball
Jessica Trapeni 1 Cross Country Matt Tuttle 1 Football
Jurrian van der Vaart 3 Golf Christopher Walizer 1 Cross Country
Courtney Walsh 2 Swimming Taylor Walsh 3 Soccer
Briana Warner 2 Lacrosse Casey Warner 3 Lacrosse
Brett Warren 1 Football Asia Washington 2 Track & Field
Carlton Weatherford 3 Football Andrew Weaver 3 Golf
Andrew Wells 4 Baseball Matthew Welsh 2 Football
Amy Wengrenovich 1 Volleyball Natalie West 1 Swimming
Michele White 1 Swimming Caitlyn Wier 1 Lacrosse
Felicia Willoughby 1 Volleyball Justin Young 1 Football
Kenny Younger 2 Football Ashley Zanko 1 Cross Country
David Zappacosta 2 Baseball Marc Zecchino 1 Baseball
Georg Zehender 1 Soccer
Number beside each name represents the number of appearances on the ACC Academic Honor Roll

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