ATLANTA — A total of 94 Tech student-athletes have been named to the Atlantic Coast Conference Academic Honor Roll for the 1999-2000 school year, the conference office announced Friday. The ACC Honor Roll recognizes student-athletes who participated in a varsity-level sport and registered a grade point average of 3.0 or better for the full academic year.
Georgia Tech sophomore baseball player Mark Teixeira, a first-team Academic All-American and the 14th recipient of the Dick Howser Trophy given to the Collegiate Baseball Player of the Year, headlines the record class of 1,659 conference student-athletes. Teixeira also was named the 2000 ACC Player of the Year and an All-America selection after leading the Yellow Jackets to the ACC championship..
Senior Tech volleyball player Carolyn Clevenger, a four-time ACC Academic Honor Roll member, was also a first-team Academic All-American and the recipient of the James-Weaver-Corrigan Post-Graduate Scholarship.
Also worth noting is that seven of the eight members of the women’s tennis team made the list, and seven of the nine Tech golfers earned a place on the honor roll.
The 94 Georgia Tech student-athletes named to the 1999-2000 Academic Honor Roll are:
Baseball: Matthew Boggs, Kevin Cameron, Derik Goffena, Steve Kelly, Richard Lewis, Jahmal Overton, Jason Perry, Philip Perry, Wes Rynders, Matthew Swain, Mark Teixeira, Cory Vance and Jeff Watchko.
Men’s Basketball: Jon Babul, Winston Neal and Kyle Perry.
Women’s Basketball: Danielle Donehew, Amy Lingenfelder and Regina Tate.
Cross Country/Track: Cindy Arroyo, Nicole Campbell, Julie Conlon, Oliver Deijni, Ashley Espy, Eric Fitzgerald, Tina Frey, Phillip Gable, Jason Grier, Kenneth Grimes, Brent Johnson, Judy Johnson, Malcolm Leason, Brendon Mahoney, Jared McGehee, Brad Mills, Jamie Ostrov, Sara Pardue, Chris Sinotte, Joe Stegall, Tosin Tomori, James Traylor, Brent Williams, Cassandra Worthy and Tishanna Worthy.
Football: Brett Basquin, Dan Burnette, Dan Dyke, Will Hardy, Ron Mabra, Brian Meager, Matt Miller, Kelley Rhino and Dustin Vaitekunas.
Golf: Chip Brown, Adam Cranford, Carlton Forrester, Matt Kuchar, Troy Matteson, Kris Mikkelsen and Bryce Molder.
Softball: Anne Knobbe, Suzanne Miller, Lacey Schanz, Lauren Schwartz, Jamie Smith and Beth Warren.
Swimming & Diving: Shilo Ayalon, John Fennessy, Robbie Foster, Charles Gersbach, Eric Hunter, David Laitala, Hank Longmire, James Nozar, Carl Nylander, James Salazar, Leo Salinas and Tomonori Tsuji.
Men’s Tennis: Sergia Aguirre, Tim Bibby, Romain Coirault and Robert Wright.
Women’s Tennis: Bobbi Guthrie, Tamarra Jenkin, Mason Miller, Mysti Morris, Laura Ozolins, Charlotte Pernet and Jaime Wong.
Volleyball: Courtney Adler, Kyleen Bell, Carolyn Clevenger, Sara McKee and Maja Pachale.