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Press Release

May 18, 2006

Six Bearcats Earn Distinction on MIAA Commissioner's Academic Honor Roll

Courtesy MIAA Sports Information

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. -- The Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association is proud to announce the 2006 Commissioner's Academic Honor Roll for the sport of softball.

Student-athletes are named to the list under the following criteria: 1.) The student-athlete must have a cumulative grade-point average of 3.00 or better at the qualifying institution; 2.) The student-athlete must have at least two terms of attendance at the member school, excluding summer sessions; 3.) The student-athlete must be a sophomore, junior or senior in athletic eligibility; 4.) Student-athletes inactive due to redshirt or hardship qualification are not eligible.


2006 MIAA Commissioner's Academic Honor Roll -- Softball

Name School Pos. Cl. Major(s) Hometown
Bax, Megan CMSU 3B Sr. Physical Education Jefferson City, Mo.
Beattie, Bree ESU SS Sr. Education Olathe, Kan.
Belcher, Christen TSU OF So. Psychology Lee's Summit, Mo.
Bembnister, Janet TSU OF Jr. French/Secondary Education Morris, Ill.
Benash, Shannon MWSU 2B Sr. Criminal Justice/Medical Technology Beatrice, Neb.
Beverly, Amy MWSU 1B Sr. Recreation Administration Ankeny, Iowa
Blackney, Hallie TSU C/3B So. Exercise Science Maryville, Mo.
Bott, Anne PSU P Sr. Biology Paola, Kan.
Bowen, Racheal MSSU 1B Jr. Health Promotion & Wellness Lansing, Kan.
Buche, Cassie PSU C Jr. Biology (pre-medicine) Frontenac, Kan.
Canon, Talina NWMSU P Jr. Psychology Maryville, Mo.
Caskey, Kym CMSU OF Sr. Physical Education McLoud, Okla.
Christensen, Carrie MWSU C Jr. Finance Omaha, Neb.
Clark, Chelsea PSU C Sr. English Oklahoma City, Okla.
Clark, Missy MSSU OF Jr. Secondary Education/Social Science Riverton, Kan.
Crosswhite, Lyndsey PSU 2B Sr. Plastics Engineering Wyandotte, Okla.
Davison, Megan ESU 3B Jr. Physical Education Derby, Kan.
Devader, Brooke WU SS So. Political Science Emmett, Kan.
Ellis, Katie ESU P So. Chemistry Overland Park, Kan.
Farrow, Amy NWMSU OF/DP So. Business Managment/Marketing Lenexa, Kan.
Fisher, Lyndsey SBU P So. Education Strafford, Mo.
Furrer, Kristy CMSU 1B Sr. Elementary Education St. Louis, Mo.
Gastineau, Emily PSU 1B/DP Sr. Biology (pre-medicine) Clinton, Okla.
Heineman, Nicole MWSU OF Jr. Physical Education Omaha, Neb.
Hollenbach, Megan CMSU C Jr. Business Administration Ballwin, Mo.
Hummer, Kherri-Dean CMSU C So. Computer Aided Draffting & Design Clarksdale, Mo.
Huske, Kala WU 1B Sr. Elementary Education Overland Park, Kan.
John, Katy NWMSU 2B Sr. Psychology Blue Springs, Mo.
Johnson, Sherri TSU 2B So. Undeclared St. Louis, Mo.
Ketcham, Gregan PSU OF Sr. Marketing Neosho, Mo.
Krohn, Janelle NWMSU 1B So. Physical Education Harrisonville, Mo.
Loncarich, Ashley PSU OF Sr. Marketing Neosho, Mo.
Luschen, Sarah ESU 1B So. Secondary Education Shawnee, Kan.
Marshall, Amy SBU 2B So. Elementary Education West Plains, Mo.
Martin, Stephanie SBU P/DP So. Athletic Training St. Charles, Mo.
Mohler, Mikala WU 3B Jr. Business Harveyville, Kan.
Moore, Stephanie PSU P So. Elementary Education Pawhuska, Okla.
Muenks, Meredith CMSU P Jr. Nursing Raymore, Mo.
Myer, Miranda CMSU OF Sr. Accounting Kansas City, Kan.
Nguyen, Mary SBU OF Jr. Physical Therapy Republic, Mo.
Nitz, Channon ESU DP Sr. Sociology Omaha, Neb.
O'Brien, Alisha PSU OF Sr. Marketing Tulsa, Okla.
Overman, Libby PSU SS Sr. Accounting/Finance Columbus, Kan.
Palmer, Melissa CMSU 2B/OF So. Physical Education St. Joseph, Mo.
Pfautsch, Laura ESU OF Jr. Elementary Education Lenexa, Kan.
Pierce, Erin WU P Sr. Elementary Education Topeka, Kan.
Predovich, Lindsey MWSU DP/P Jr. Physical Ed./Health/Exercise Science Virginia, Minn.
Pride, Ashley NWMSU 3B Sr. Elementary Education Ravenwood, Mo.
Reed, Courtney ESU P Jr. Business Bonner Springs, Kan.
Rich, Taylor PSU 3B So. Political Science Kearney, Mo.
Rizzuti, Lindsey MWSU OF Jr. Nursing Olive, Iowa
Sandberg, Whitney CMSU UT So. Physical Education Olathe, Kan.
Schneider, Amy MSSU P Sr. Physical Education Garland, Texas
Sherman, Jenny CMSU OF Jr. Graphic Arts Overland Park, Kan
Soltys, Natalie TSU 1B So. French Lee's Summit, Mo.
Sova, Megan MWSU SS Sr. Biology Omaha, Neb.
Stalder, Megan NWMSU UT So. Psychology Omaha, Neb.
Stanford, Callie MSSU P Sr. Secondary Education/English Webb City, Mo.
Stevens, Courtney ESU C Jr. Business/Spanish Blue Springs, Mo.
Stevens, Melissa ESU P Sr. Marketing Lenexa, Kan.
Tarbutton, Mandy WU OF Jr. Elementary Education St. Marys, Kan.
Taylor, J.T. MSSU 2B So. Physical Education Springfield, Mo.
Treff, Eileen PSU 2B/SS So. Psychology Kansas City, Kan.
Unger, Kara MWSU OF/P Sr. Physical Ed./Health/Exercise Science Missouri Valley, Iowa
Viola, Morgan ESU OF Jr. Health Promotion McPherson, Kan.
Walsh, Gina TSU 2B/OF Jr. Business Administration Crown Point, Ind.
Walsma, Kelly TSU DP/P Jr. Exercise Science Manchester, Mo.
Wertz, Dana MWSU P Jr. Management Lincoln, Neb.
Whitcomb, Heather CMSU 2B Jr. Elementary Education Topeka, Kan.
Wiard, Jessie ESU OF So. Physical Education Overland Park, Kan.
Young, Lauren CMSU P/DP Jr. Public Relations Lenexa, Kan.

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