BIG EAST Announces Academic All-Star Team
The Beat
July 18, 2002

BLACKSBURG - Ninety-seven Virginia Tech student-athletes have been named to the 2001-02 BIG EAST Conference Academic All-Star Team, as released Thursday by the conference.

Each school was permitted to nominate an unlimited number of student-athletes regardless of class and according to the following criteria.
  • minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA during the 2001-02 academic year (both semesters)
  • must participate in a BIG EAST sport and have earned a varsity letter
  • freshmen, sophomores, juniors and seniors are eligible
  • unlimited number of nominations per school

Football has its own academic all-star team and the Virginia Tech wrestling team participates in the Eastern Wrestling League (EWL).

Following is the full list of Hokie athletes named to the team.
Tom BlazakBaseballFr.Biology
Jason BushBaseballSr.Industrial and Systems Engineering
Brian CopelandBaseballSr.Chemical Engineering
Matt DaltonBaseballJr.Chemical Engineering
Spencer HarrisBaseballJr.Human Nutrition, Foods, and Exercise
Chris McKeelMen's GolfJr.Chemical Engineering
Carrie BirelyWomen's LacrosseSr.Housing, Interior Design, and Resource Mgmt.
Deana CannonWomen's LacrosseJr.Human Nutrition, Foods, and Exercise
Kathleen CoolhanWomen's LacrosseSo.Biology
Kellyn HentzWomen's LacrosseJr.Sociology
Kiersten HuberWomen's LacrosseJr.Finance
Lauren KenneyWomen's LacrosseJr.Housing, Interior Design, and Resource Mgmt.
Kristin LoughlinWomen's LacrosseFr.Art and Art History
Ashley MazaWomen's LacrosseSo.University Academic Advising
Jamie McGrawWomen's LacrosseSo.University Academic Advising
Samantha SybertWomen's LacrosseJr.Political Science
Kate ThreadgoldWomen's LacrosseSo.Human Nutrition, Foods, and Exercise
Rachel UrbanWomen's LacrosseSo.Animal and Poultry Science
Lindsey WelchWomen's LacrosseSo.Sociology
Carlton CarterMen's Basketball Sr.Economics
Casey FrazierMen's Cross CountrySo.Architecture
Josiah OliverMen's Cross CountrySo.Mechanical Engineering
Justin SkaareMen's Cross CountryFr.Psychology
Jason HettenbaughMen's Cross Country/Track & FieldJr.Health and Physical Education
David CookMen's Track & FieldFr.Business
Jason FluddMen's Track & FieldSo.University Studies
David FritzMen's Track & FieldSo.Computer Science
Richard HummelMen's Track & FieldSr.Marketing
Adam JuryMen's Track & FieldSo.Materials Science and Engineering
Ryan NorwoodMen's Track & FieldFr.Computer Science
Dustin BondMen's SoccerFr.Business Information Technology
Stephen D'AdmoMen's SoccerSr.Aerospace Engineering
Greg MedskerMen's SoccerJr.Business Information Technology
Drew MyersMen's SoccerSr.Art and Art History
Eric PrigotMen's SoccerSr.Health and Physical Education
Karl SchlegelMen's SoccerJr.Industrial Design
Stephen HorningMen's Swimming & DivingSr.Computer Engineering
Adel AbbasMen's TennisFr.University Studies
Davor DupljakMen's TennisSr.Finance
David EmeryMen's TennisFr.University Studies
Saber KadiriMen's TennisJr.Political Science
Michael KurzMen's TennisJr.Finance
Andreas LaulandMen's TennisSo.Business Information Technology
Clarissa CrowellSoftballSr.Psychology
Ashlee DobbeSoftballSr.Human Nutrition, Foods, and Exercise
Carmen FarmerSoftballJr.Architecture Urban Affairs and Planning
Kathleen JonesSoftballFr.University Studies
Amy VoorheesSoftballSr.Health and Physical Education
Renee CollinsWomen's VolleyballSr.Health and Physical Education
Hollace DisserWomen's VolleyballSr.Human Nutrition, Foods, and Exercise
Jenny HillWomen's VolleyballSo.Human Nutrition, Foods, and Exercise
Ana LangWomen's VolleyballJr.Human Nutrition, Foods, and Exercise
Sarah RogersWomen's VolleyballJr.Marketing
Christine ShubatWomen's VolleyballSr.Marketing
Cheryl StinsonWomen's VolleyballJr.Computer Science
Erin GibsonWomen's BasketballFr.Human Nutrition, Foods, and Exercise
Lisa GuarneriWomen's BasketballSr.Human Nutrition, Foods, and Exercise
Ieva KublinaWomen's BasketballSo.Psychology
Amy LingenfelderWomen's BasketballSo.General Engineering
Emily LiptonWomen's BasketballJr.Human Nutrition, Foods, and Exercise
Mollie OwingsWomen's BasketballSr.Marketing
Fran RecchiaWomen's BasketballFr.Health and Physical Health Education
Chelsea AlversonWomen's Cross CountrySr.Hospitality and Tourism Management
Jessica HammackWomen's Cross CountryFr.Biology
Jessica MorrisWomen's Cross Country/Track & FieldFr.Economics
Damali HayWomen's Track & FieldSr.Economics
Christy HermanWomen's Track & FieldJr.Architecture Urban Affairs and Planning
Jaime JohnsonWomen's Track & FieldFr.Biology
Emily BarnhartWomen's SoccerSo.Business
Linda Bruce Women's SoccerSr.Human Development
Carmen ChestnutWomen's SoccerSr.Communications
Krista DooleyWomen's SoccerJr.Health and Physical Health Education
Blair EasonWomen's SoccerSo.Marketing
Katie HancockWomen's SoccerSo.Biology
Wendy KotwasWomen's SoccerSr.Health and Physical Health Education
Joy NsubugaWomen's SoccerSr.Health and Physical Health Education
Victoria Sarfo-KantankaWomen's SoccerSr.Communications
Amy Rappaport Women's SoccerSo.University Studies
Jessica RussellWomen's SoccerSo.University Studies
Jennifer BrielmaierWomen's Swimming & DivingSo.Psychology
Kelly BurkeWomen's Swimming & DivingFr.University Studies
Meagan DroletWomen's Swimming & DivingJr.Human Nutrition, Foods, and Exercise
Kayleen GloorWomen's Swimming & DivingSo.Animal and Poultry Science
Kathryn GrossiWomen's Swimming & DivingSo.Human Development
Allyson HamiltonWomen's Swimming & DivingJr.Housing, Interior Design, and Resource Mgmt.
Kristen LaineWomen's Swimming & DivingSr.Human Nutrition, Foods, and Exercise
Erin MilfeitWomen's Swimming & DivingSr.Architecture Environmental Design & Planning
Jamie TrivettWomen's Swimming & DivingSo.Women's Studies
Jill TurnerWomen's Swimming & DivingJr.Marketing
Monica ArchondoWomen's TennisSr.Marketing
Bridget BrunerWomen's TennisJr.Communications
Danielle FaucherWomen's TennisSr.Hospitality and Tourism Management
Elizabeth GordonWomen's TennisSo.Human Nutrition, Foods, and Exercise
Ines KhelifiWomen's TennisSr.Computer Science
Carolyn KramerWomen's TennisFr.Human Nutrition, Foods, and Exercise
Alena SimmondsWomen's TennisFr.General Engineering
Kristen StubbsWomen's TennisJr.Human Nutrition, Foods, and Exercise