Seven Aces Earn MVC President’s Council Academic Award


ST. LOUIS – Continuing to showcase their excellence in the classroom, seven University of Evansville student-athletes have received the Missouri Valley Conference’s President’s Council Academic Award, the highest academic honor given out by the conference.

The seven Aces honored are men’s golf’s Dallas Koth, women’s golf’s Alyssa McMinn, men’s track and field’s Andrew Schuler, women’s soccer’s Lauren Fischer and Kristen Harvey, and women’s swimming and diving’s Sarah Kempf and Emily Vasquez.

The Presidents’ Council Academic Excellence Award requires a minimum 3.8 cumulative grade point average, participation in athletics a minimum of two years, and the student-athlete must be within 18 hours of graduation (by the end of the Spring 2021 semester).

Also, 894 student-athletes in The Valley and 66 UE student-athletes received the league’s Commissioner’s Academic Excellence Award, which requires a minimum grade point average of 3.5 for each of the previous two semesters, a minimum 3.2 cumulative grade point average, and participation in athletics a minimum of two years.  The Aces who earned this honor are listed below.

In addition, the Missouri Valley Conference has announced its 2021-22 Honor Roll, which recognizes the academic achievement of student-athletes.  To qualify for the Valley Honor Roll, a student-athlete must have recorded a minimum 3.2 grade point average for a specified term (Fall 2021/Spring 2022), must have been a member of an athletics team, and must have been enrolled full-time during the term they earned the honor. In all, 198 UE student-athletes were named to the MVC Honor Roll and those names can be found in the release linked above.


Tanner Craig Baseball

Tyler Denu Baseball

Drew Dominik Baseball

Donovan Schultz Baseball

Nicholas Gushrowski Men’s Golf

Michael Ikejiani Men’s Golf

Dallas Koth Men’s Golf

Caleb Wassmer Men’s Golf

Raphaello Colasito Men’s Soccer

Ethan Garvey Men’s Soccer

Jakub Hall Men’s Soccer

Jacob Madden Men’s Soccer

Porter Pomykal Men’s Soccer

Brock Wandel Men’s Soccer

Steven Burkhart Men’s Track & Field

Carson Kline Men’s Track & Field

Jackson Maurer Men’s Track & Field

JJ Pedersen Men’s Track & Field

Trey Riggs Men’s Track & Field

Joseph Rucinski Men’s Track & Field

Luke Watts Men’s Track & Field

Abby Feit Women’s Basketball

Jossie Hudson Women’s Basketball

Nataya Partee Women’s Basketball

Sydney Thurwalker Women’s Basketball

Allison Enchelmayer Women’s Golf

Carly Frazier Women’s Golf

Alyssa McMinn Women’s Golf

Caitlin O’Donnell Women’s Golf

Mallory Russell Women’s Golf

Megan Brenton Softball

Alexa Davis Softball

Elyse Hickey Softball

Mackenzie McFeron Softball

Jenna Nink Softball

Haley Woolf Softball

Nicole Benati Women’s Soccer

Cassandra Bykowicz Women’s Soccer

Alexandra Eyler Women’s Soccer

Lauren Fischer Women’s Soccer

Kristen Harvey Women’s Soccer

Emilie Hill Women’s Soccer

Georgia Katsonouri Women’s Soccer

Monique Landrum Women’s Soccer

Abbigail Lenk Women’s Soccer

Isabel Lynch Women’s Soccer

Emily Ormson Women’s Soccer

Rachel Rosborough Women’s Soccer

Emily Wiebe Women’s Soccer

Emily Wolak Women’s Soccer

Sonsoles Aguayo Women’s Swimming & Diving

Maggi Franz Women’s Swimming & Diving

Fae Keighley Women’s Swimming & Diving

Sarah Kempf Women’s Swimming & Diving

Allison McDonald Women’s Swimming & Diving

Emily Vasquez Women’s Swimming & Diving

Nicolette Wickes Women’s Swimming & Diving

Julie Burkholder Women’s Track & Field

Mariah Schaefer Women’s Track & Field

Emma Boebinger Women’s Track & Field

Claire Griffy Women’s Track & Field

Anna Lowry Women’s Track & Field

Kaylee Peck Women’s Track & Field

Elise Moeller Women’s Volleyball

Laura Ruiz Women’s Volleyball

Hannah Watkins Women’s Volleyball