Grace Athletics Records Highest Semester GPA in 4 Years; 29 Athletes Make the Dean’s List

OMAHA, NEBRASKA: Twenty-nine of Grace University's seventy-three student-athletes (39.7%) have earned Dean's List Honors in the spring semester of 2016-17. The total Department Spring Semester GPA was a 3.280, the highest the athletics department has had in over four years.

At the end of each semester, the Academic Dean posts the names of all full-time students who during the previous fall or spring semester earned a grade point average of at least 3.50 and completed a minimum of 12 semester hours with no grade below a "C."

This list of student-athlete includes 21 women and 8 men who participate in Grace's five intercollegiate athletic programs.  The women's volleyball team, led by Coach Courtney Moore, and the men's soccer team, led by Coach Paul Osborne during the season, each placed seven players on the list.  The women's soccer team, led by Coach Rich Locke, placed six players on the list; the women's basketball team, led by Coach Jenna Bloodworth during the season, had 5 players make the list. 

Student-Athlete Sport Year
Cera Buresh Women's Soccer So.
Alyx Callahan Women's Soccer So.
Erin Gabriel Women's Soccer Sr.
Aubrie Ehrenberg Women's Soccer So.
Diana Estrada Women's Soccer So.
Bethany Loux Women's Soccer Jr.
Katherine Marshall Women's Soccer Sr.
Angelica Monay Women's Soccer So.
Reyna Smith Women's Soccer Jr.
Kayla Bloodworth Women's Basketball So.
Loretta Gamboe Women's Basketball So.
Tschida Johnson Women's Basketball So.
Karissa Negley Women's Basketball So.
Majesty Pelletier Women's Basketball Fr.
Amber Carlson Women's Volleyball Sr.
Chloe Corbett Women's Volleyball Jr.
Megan Johnson Women's Volleyball Fr.
Ashley Nickelson Women's Volleyball Fr.
Kara Peters Women's Volleyball So.
Alicia Pierce Women's Volleyball Fr.
Taylor Thompson Women's Volleyball So.
Trey Cossel Men's Soccer Jr.
James Hofer Men's Soccer Jr.
Spencer Hoyt Men's Soccer Jr.
Micah James Men's Soccer So.
Nate Riley Men's Soccer Sr.
Andrew Scheneman Men's Soccer Fr.
Nick Scholl Men's Soccer So.
Jarrod Sheffield Men's Basketball Sr.

*Note that this list includes the 2017 Spring Semester only.