Mercyhurst Names 10 Women's Water Polo Players 2009-10 Scholar-Athletes
ERIE, Pa. -- Mercyhurst College recently announced the selection of 324 student-athletes, including 10 women's water polo players, as Mercyhurst Scholar-Athletes for the 2009-10 academic year.
Molly Keleshian (Jr.,
Richmond Heights, Ohio/Regina), Trish
Armstrong (Fr., Jenison, Mich./Jenison), Laura
Hennessey (So., Lansdale, Pa./North Penn), Laura
Perez (So., Chicago, Ill./Mother McAuley), Nicole
Nelson (Jr., Naperville, Ill./Naperville Central),
Kylie McCormick (Fr., Boca Raton, Fla./Saint
Andrews), Catherine Korenich (Sr., Allison Park,
Pa./North Allegheny), Hope Rozelle (So., San
Diego, Calif./Rancho Bernardo), Christine Becks
(Jr., Canton, Ohio/Glen Oak) and Jessica Clemente
(So., Sinking Spring, Pa./Wilson) all earned honors as
student-athletes named to the annual scholar-athlete list must own
a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale.
This year’s total represents 62 percent of the 526 total
student-athletes involved in 24 varsity sports at Mercyhurst
"The dedication that our student-athletes demonstrate in the classroom is evident in these numbers," said athletics director Joe Kimball. "In addition to the success that Mercyhurst has had in intercollegiate competition, these student-athletes have proven that the classroom is just as important a venue."
Mercyhurst concluded the season with a 10-13 mark to place third in the Collegiate Water Polo Association (CWPA) Western Division.