MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. - Seventeen Central Michigan University student-athletes were named Distinguished Scholar Athletes by the Mid-American Conference.
The MAC recognized 194 athletes representing its 13 full and affiliate members from the seven fall sports - men's and women's cross country, field hockey, football, men's soccer, women's soccer and volleyball -- in which its recognizes a champion.
Those honored from CMU, including their sport, academic year, major, grade point average, and hometown:
Nate Ghena, men's cross country, junior, 3.38, dietetics, Newport. Abbey Kelto, women's cross country, senior, 3.71, exercise science, Munising. Breanne Lesnar, women's cross country, senior, 3.95, health education, Freeland. Jordyn Brengosz, field hockey, senior, 3.89, actuarial science, Hartland, Wis. Kaysie Gregory, field hockey, junior, 3.81, psychology, Rome, N.Y. Taylor McKeon, field hockey, junior, 3.98, communication disorders, Fleetwood, Pa. Christen Chiesa, women's soccer, sophomore, 4.00, exercise science,, Pittsburgh, Pa. Jennifer Gassman, women's soccer, senior, 3.86, recreation/event management, Carmel, Ind. Laura Gosse, women's soccer, senior, 3.76, sociology, Markham, Ont. Kaylin Hoomaian, women's soccer, sophomore, 4.00, exercise science, Novi. Jordan Young, women's soccer, sophomore, 4.00, biology, Lansing. Kaitlyn McIntyre, volleyball, senior, 3.90, exercise science, Beaver Dam, Wis. Ron Coluzzi, football, sophomore, 3.58, marketing, Naperville, Ill. Mike Kinville, football, senior, 3.90, sport management, Northville. Jesse Kroll, football, junior, 3.57, psychology, Algoma, Wis. Joe Ostman, football, sophomore, 3.67, marketing, St. Ignace. Cooper Rush, football, sophomore, 3.93, actuarial science, Charlotte.