Two Dozen Cheyney Student Athletes Named Scholar Athletes
July 10, 2012
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