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Two Dozen Cheyney Student Athletes Named Scholar Athletes

July 10, 2012

The Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) is pleased to announce its 2011-12 Scholar-Athletes. A new record of 2,176 student-athletes from the PSAC’s 16 institutions has garnered Scholar-Athlete honors, which breaks the old mark of 2,047 that was set last year.

The total of 2,176 represents 35 percent of all student-athletes competing at the PSAC's 16 schools, which is also a new record, breaking the old mark of 33 percent, which was set in the 2009-10 academic year.

In order to be named a PSAC Scholar-Athlete, a student-athlete must have compiled a cumulative grade point average of 3.25 or above.

Below is a list of the Cheyney University student athletes that were recognized.

Nicholas Carter - Football

Jamil Williams - Football

 Michael Peays - Basketball

Nathaniel McCoy - Track

Brandon Baylor - Basketball

Ronald Burton - Football

Tyresse Oden - Basketball

Blaze Wasserleben - Football

Mychal Evans - Football

Adrese Hicks - Football

Shanavia Thomas - Women's Basketball/Track

Natasha Lyburn - Women's Track

Simone Carter - Women's Track

Denise Hill - Volleyball/Women's Basketball

Taylor Billington - Bowling

Erica Williams - Bowling

Danielle Mines - Volleyball/Bowling

Janae Silver - Bowling

Alexa Kirksey - Women's Track

Jasmine Carter - Women's Track

Taniqua Purdie - Women's Tennis/Track

Alexis Peterson - Women's Basketball

Nichel Bryant - Volleyball

Travonya Kenly - Volleyball