April 5, 2011
Winter Academic All-Ivy -- 2011
PRINCETON, N.J. -- The Ivy League released its list of student-athletes selected for 2011 All-Ivy Academic honors in winter sports today. The 80 men and women were starters or key reserves on an officially recognized varsity team with 3.0 or better cumulative grade point averages. Each institution nominated five men and women from its eligible student-athletes. The full list, alphabetically by institution, follows.
Chelsey Binkley, Sr., Womenís Gymnastics, Literature and Culture in English (Marietta, Ga.)
ECAC Scholar Athlete of the Year/ECAC All-Academic selection; Earned All-ECAC honors on the vault.
Krista Consiglio, Sr., Womenís Skiing, Political Science (Bethany, Conn.)
Third at Nationals combined (First Team All-American); Team captain; Seventh at Nationals in giant slalom; Fifth at Nationals in slalom.
Ryan Kikuchi, Sr., Menís Swimming and Diving, Commerce, Organizations and Entrepreneurship (Temecula, Calif.)
Swam the programís eighth-fastest time at the 2011 Ivy League Championships in the 200 backstroke (1:49.98) and was part of the 400 medley relay that finished fifth at the Ivy League Championships.
Adrian Leanza, Sr., Menís Squash, Chemistry (Denver, Colo.)
Brownís number one player this season; Nominated for CSA Sportsmanship award.
Jack Maclellan, Jr., Menís Hockey, Commerce, Organizations and Entrepreneurship (Calgary, Alberta)
Second Team All-ECAC Hockey; Teamís assistant captain; Teamís leading scorer with 31 points and 17 assists.
Natascha Mangan, Sr., Womenís Swimming and Diving, Biomedical Engineering (Keizer, Ore.)
Set the fourth-fastest time in program history in the 100 fly at the 2011 Ivy League Championships (55.81), finishing 13th in the event.
Hannah Passafuime, Jr., Womenís Basketball, History (Soquel, Calif.)
Brownís second-leading scorer with 9.4 ppg; One of just two Bears to have started in all 28 games this season.
Brynn Smith, Sr., Womenís Track and Field, Public Policy and American Institutions (Saco, Maine)
First Team All-Ivy in both shot put and weight throw at 2011 Ivy League Indoor Heptagonal Championships.
Peter Sullivan, Sr., Menís Basketball, Commerce, Organizations and Entrepreneurship (Wilmette, Ill.)
Finished as Brownís fourth all-time leading scorer with 1,361 points.
Harry Zolnierczyk, Sr., Menís Hockey, Economics (Toronto, Ontario)
Team captain; Ivy League Player of the Year; First Team All-Ivy; Teamís leading scorer with 31 points, scored 16 goals including six power play goals and three game-winning goals.
Brian Barbour, So., Menís Basketball, Undecided (Alamo, Calif.)
Honorable mention All-Ivy; Ranked ninth in the nation in free throw shooting percentage.
Kathleen Barry, Sr., Womenís Basketball, Hispanic Studies (Valley Center, Calif.)
Team captain; First Team All-Ivy; First Team Academic All-American.
Eren Civan, Jr., Wrestling, Economics (Bethesda, Md.)
Second team All-Ivy; NCAA qualifier.
Clayton Dahlman, Sr., Menís Squash, Chemical Engineering (Denver, Colo.)
Team captain; Played No. 2-3 for the Lionsí first ever varsity team.
Dylan Isaacson, Sr., Menís Indoor Track and Field, Neuroscience and Behavior (Meadowbrook, Pa.)
2011 Ivy League Indoor Heptagonal Champion in the 4x800m.
Lydia Kopecky, So., Womenís Fencing, Undecided (Chicago, Ill.)
Second Team All-American; Second Team All-Ivy.
Hyun Lee, Sr., Menís Swimming and Diving, Industrial Engineering and Operations Research (Seoul, South Korea)
2011 Ivy League Champion in the 500 free, 200 free, 200 fly and 400 free relay; Won Phil Moriarty Award as the High Point Swimmer of the 2011 Ivy League Championships.
Katie Meili, So., Womenís Swimming and Diving, Undecided (Colleyville, Texas)
2011 Ivy League Champion; School record holder.
QueenDenise Okeke, So., Indoor Track and Field, Undecided (Irving, Texas)
2011 Ivy League Indoor Heptagonal Champion in the triple jump; School record holder.
Laura Vogel, Sr., Womenís Indoor Track and Field, Environmental Science (Mercer Island, Wash.)
School record holder in the 4x800m.
Max Constant, Sr., Menís Polo, Biology and Society (New York, N.Y.)
Played at No. 1; Teamís leading scorer; All-Region and All-American for nationally ranked polo team.
Alex Domenick, Jr., Menís Squash, Communication (Philadelphia, Pa.)
A First-Team All-Ivy selection after recording a 9-5 record at the No. 2 position.
Jennifer Gemmell, Sr., Womenís Squash, Science and Technology Studies (Toronto, Ontario)
Team captain; Played primarily at the No. 2 and No. 3 spots for a team that finished the year ranked seventh in the country.
Dean Holcomb, Sr., Menís Swimming and Diving, Biological Sciences (Claremont, Calif.)
Two-time All-Ivy in 400 IM; Team captain in 2011.
Justin Kerber, Sr., Wrestling, Applied Economics and Management (Emmetsburg, Iowa)
NCAA qualifier; First-team All-Ivy; Two-year member of NWCA All-Academic Team.
Amanda Mazzotta, Jr., Womenís Hockey, Human Development (London, Ontario)
Goaltender led NCAA in goals against average (1.11); Helped Cornell to a repeat appearance in the Frozen Four.
Georgina Melbye, Sr., Equestrian, Industrial and Labor Relations (Boulder, Colo.)
Regional qualifier in Open Flat; Ranked No. 2 in Cacchione Cup rider standings.
Maddie Pearsall, Sr., Womenís Gymnastics, Information Science, Systems and Technology (LaGrange, Ill.)
NCAA Regional qualifier; Six-time USAG All-American and Capital One Academic All-American.
Lizzie Wisner, Sr., Womenís Polo, Animal Science (Upperco, Md.)
Started at No. 1 and No. 2 for the top-ranked and unbeaten Big Red.
Chris Wroblewski, Jr., Menís Basketball, Applied Economics and Management (Highland Park, Ill.)
Second Team All-Ivy; Led conference in assists and steals.
Michael Ahern, Jr., Menís Swimming, History (Old Westbury, N.Y.)
Finished fifth in the 200 back at the 2011 Ivy League Championships, setting a school record; Part of 400 medley relay team that placed second at Ivy Championships.
Hannah Conant, Sr., Womenís Squash, Psychology (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Posted a 9-8 record at No. 2 and earned All-Ivy honors; Reached the consolation quarterfinals of the CSA Individual Championships.
Courtney Hammond, Sr., Alpine Skiing, Psychology (Mercer Island, Wash.)
Five-time All-American during her four years; Finished 10th in the giant slalom at the 2011 NCAA Championships to earn Second Team All-America honors.
Chris Hanson, So., Menís Squash, Undeclared (Greenwich, Conn.)
Two-time All-American and First Team All-Ivy; Advanced to the consolation finals of the Pool Division of the National Individual Championships.
Jenna Hobeika, Jr., Womenís Hockey, Biomedical Engineering (Alpine, N.J.)
Assistant captain; Played in 34 games; Scored 11 goals and gave out 14 assists.
Eric Packer, Jr., Nordic Skiing, Engineering (Anchorage, Alaska)
First-team All-American in the 10K freestyle for finishing fifth at the NCAA Championships; Won three races during the 2011 carnival season this year.
Kelsey Pinson, Jr., Womenís Swimming, Biology (Portland, Ore.)
Placed eighth at the 2011 Ivy League Championships in the 100 fly with the second fastest time in school history; Also fourth all-time at Dartmouth in the 200 fly.
Faziah Steen, So., Womenís Basketball Psychology (Kalamazoo, Mich.)
Second-team All-Ivy; Averaged 12.8 points, 3.3 rebounds and a league-best 2.2 steals per game; Second in League at 15.0 points per game in Ivy play.
Joe Stejskal, Sr., Menís Hockey, Sociology (Grand Rapids, Minn.)
Second-team All-Ivy and third-team All-ECAC as a defenseman; Signed a professional contract with the Montreal Canadiens after the season.
Clive Weeden, Sr., Menís Basketball, Sociology (Stow, Mass.)
Started every game and tied a Dartmouth record by playing in 109 games in his career; Seventh in Ivy League in blocked shots and 13th in rebounding.
Brandyn Curry, So., Menís Basketball, Sociology (Huntersville, N.C.)
Second Team All-Ivy as a guard; Ranked first in the League and 16th in the country with 5.9 assists per game; Handed out 178 assists on the season which tied for the most in school history; Recorded three double-doubles; Reached double digits in scoring on 16 occasions; Averaged 9.3 points per game overall and 9.8 points per Ivy contest.
Jillian Dempsey, So., Womenís Ice Hockey, Sociology (Walpole, Mass.)
Led the Crimson with 18 assists on the season; Was the second-highest scoring defenseman on the team with 22 points (4g,18a) and ranked eighth in the league in defenseman scoring; Was named to All-ECAC third team and received All-Ivy League honorable mention accolades.
Laura Gemmell, So., Womenís Squash, Human Evolutionary Biology (Toronto, Ont.)
2011 Ivy League Womenís Squash Player of the Year; First-team All-America; Went 16-1 as Harvardís No. 1; Runner-up at CSA Individual National Championship; Team finished second in national rankings.
Kate Mills, Sr., Womenís Swimming and Diving, History of Art and Architecture (Sacramento, Calif.)
Led all Harvard swimmers with four All-Ivy awards; Garnered First Team All-Ivy honors in the 400 IM and 800 free relay and Second Team accolades in the 200 fly and 400 free relay; Graduates with three individual and two relay school records; Received Career High Point Swimmer award at 2011 Ivy League Championships.
Noam Mills, Jr., Womenís Fencing, Economics (Kfar Saba, Israel)
Mills earned her third-straight All-American nod with a runner-up finish at the 2011 NCAA National Championships in womenís epee.
Walter Peppelman, So., Wrestling, Government (Harrisburg, Pa.)
Unanimous First Team All-Ivy selection, All American; Finished eighth at 2011 NCAA Championships; 33-9 overall record; Future NWCA All-Academic selection.
Zac Ranta, Sr., Menís Swimming and Diving, Molecular and Cellular Biology (Hales Corner, Wisc.)
Earned second-team All-Ivy accolades for a second-place finish in the three-meter diving competition at the 2011 Ivy League Championships; Received the 2011 Ron Keenhold Award as the career high-point diver at the Ivy Championships.
Claire Richardson, Sr., Womenís Indoor Track and Field, History and Science (St. Paul, Minn.)
Helped womenís team to best finish in school history at ECAC Championships with second-place finish in the 3,000 meter run; Took third in the 3,000 at the 2011 Ivy League Indoor Heptagonal Championships.
Valentin Staller, Jr., Menís Fencing, English (Old Field, N.Y.)
Team co-captain; Earned his second straight All-American honor with a ninth-place finish at the 2011 NCAA Fencing Championships; Recorded 13 wins and 93 touches over the two days of competition; Garnered Second Team All-Ivy honors after helping lead the Crimson to its first Ivy League Championship since 2007.
Michael Stanton, So., Menís Swimming and Diving, Mathematics (Potomac, Md.)
Defended his Ivy League title in the one-meter diving competition and earned First Team All-Ivy accolades at the 2011 Ivy League Championships; Won the three-meter diving consolation final at the 2011 Ivy Championships; Top Harvard scorer at NCAA Zone diving championships, placing 13th at one-meter and 16th at three-meter.
Amrit Bhinder, So., Womenís Fencing, Undeclared (Newburgh, N.Y.)
Fenced her way to Second Team All-American honors by finishing seventh at the 2011 NCAA Championships, helping Penn to an eighth-place finish overall.
Tim Carey, So., Menís Track and Field, Political Science (Sewell, N.J.)
A three-time All-Ivy honoree and among Top-10 in school record book in five different events; 2010 Ivy League Indoor Heptagonal Champion in 60-meter hurdles and NCAA East qualifier in 400 hurdles.
Naomi Delphin, Sr., Womenís Swimming, Environmental Studies and Urban Studies (Rockport, Mass.)
Helped set Penn records in 400 medley relay, 400 free relay and 800 free relay at 2011 Ivy League Championships; Finished seventh in two individual events at Championships.
Jack Eggleston, Sr., Menís Basketball, Philosophy, Politics and Economics (Noblesville, Ind.)
Honorable mention All-Ivy; Pennís leading rebounder and second in scoring in 2010-2011; Graduates tied for 17th on Pennís all-time scoring list with 1,248 points.
Annie Madeira, Sr., Womenís Squash, History (Berwyn, Pa.)
Went 13-4 on the season, splitting her time between the No. 3 and 4 positions on her way to earning All-Ivy and second-team All-America honors.
Brendan McHugh, Jr., Menís Swimming, Classical Studies and Science, Technology and Society (Sicklerville, N.J.)
Part of four All-Ivy performances at 2011 Ivy League Championships; Won the 100 breast in Ivy-record 53.66; Second in 200 breast, 200 IM, and 200 Medley Relay.
Megan Milavec, So., Womenís Gymnastics, Biology (Venetia, Va.)
Completed in the all-around in eight of Pennís nine meets; Finished second at the Ivy Classic and third overall at the ECAC Championships.
Caroline Nicholson, Sr., Womenís Basketball, History and German (Springfield, Va.)
Started every game in 2010-2011 and led the team in rebounding in four games, notched her first career double-double on Senior Day.
Mark Rappo, Jr., Wrestling, Finance (Wharton) (Holland, Pa.)
Second-team All-Ivy at 125 pounds; Advanced to final at EIWA Championships and qualified for his first NCAA Championships, where he upset No. 9 Jon Morrison of Oklahoma State.
Jacob Wischnia, Sr., Menís Fencing, Political Science (Elkins Park, Pa.)
Helped Penn to an eighth-place finish at NCAA Championships; Received honorable mention All-American honors after finishing 12th overall in menís epee.
Mark Amirault, Sr., Menís Track, Molecular Biology (Walpole, Mass.)
Ivy League champion in Mile & DMR.
Julie Cerullo, So., Womenís Squash, Undeclared (Brooklyn, N.Y.)
First Team All-American honoree; First Team All-Ivy selection.
Lauren Edwards, Jr., Womenís Basketball, Economics (Los Angeles, Calif.)
First Team All-Ivy selection.
Taylor Fedun, Sr., Menís Hockey, Mechanical Engineering (Edmonton, Alberta)
First Team All-ECAC and First Team All-Ivy honoree.
Kerry Gruendel, Jr., Womenís Swimming, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology (Riverside, Conn.)
First-Team All-Ivy honoree.
Colin Hanna, Sr., Menís Swimming, Politics (Walnut Creek, Calif.)
Tri-captain; First-Team All-Ivy League selection.
Ashley Higginson, Sr., Womenís Track, Politics (Colts Neck, N.J.)
NCAA All-America in 3k; Ivy League champion in 3k and 5k.
Alexander Mills, Jr., Menís Fencing, Philosophy (Milburn, N.J.)
All-American honoree; The Ivy League Championshipís Most Outstanding Performer.
Cam Ritchie, Sr., Menís Hockey, Civil Engineering (Edmonton, Alberta)
ECAC Student-Athlete of the Year finalist.
Eliza Stone, So., Womenís Fencing, Undeclared (Chicago, Ill.)
NCAA runner-up in womenís sabre; First Team All-Ivy honoree and First Team All-American selection.
Jeff Anderson, Sr., Menís Hockey, Economics (Port Coquitlam, B.C.)
Scored three goals and added two assists; Limited to 11 games due to injury; Helped the Bulldogs to No. 1 national ranking, the 2011 ECAC Tournament title and a berth in NCAA Tournament.
Michelle Cashen, Jr., Womenís Basketball, Film Studies (Belle Harbor, N.Y)
Honorable mention All-Ivy; Led team in rebounding (6.8 rpg).
Adam Fields, Jr., Menís Fencing, Psychology (Jericho, N.Y.)
Placed 16th in menís sabre at the 2011 NCAA Regionals.
Tasha Garcia, Sr., Womenís Fencing, Art (Staten Island, N.Y.)
NCAA qualifier in epee; Went 9-9 at the 2011 Ivy League Championships.
Alex Gornitzky, Sr., Menís Swimming, Biology (Toms River, N.J.)
Finished 12th in both the 100 and 200 backstroke at the 2011 Ivy League Championships.
Annie Killian, Sr., Womenís Swimming, English (Nashville, Tenn.)
Team captain; Finished 17th in the 1,650 free at the 2011 Ivy League Championships.
Matt Lee, Sr., Menís Swimming, Biology (Novi, Mich.)
Tenth in 1,000 free at the 2011 Ivy League Championships and 11th in 1,650 free.
Raffi Mantilla, Sr., Menís Basketball, Political Science (Mundelein, Ill.)
Appeared in first 16 games before an injury ended his season; Shot 33.3 percent from three-point range; Scored 12 points in win over Albany.
Jackee Snikeris, Sr., Womenís Hockey, History of Science, History of Medicine (Downington, Pa.)
ECAC Hockey Goalie of the Year; First-team All-ECAC Hockey; ECAC Hockey Student Athlete of the Year.
Sarah Toomey, Sr., Womenís Squash, Political Science (Norwich, Vt.)
All-Ivy selection; Played mostly in the No. 3 spot for the Bulldogs, who won both the Ivy League and Howe Cup team titles.