Caitlin Mertins, a native of Racine, WI, is a member of the bowling team at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater while majoring in elementary education. She was one of 10 Warhawks who were named to the Central Intercollegiate Bowling Conference Academic Honor Roll for the 2019-20 season.

Juniors Peyton Attig (Oak Lawn, Ill./Harold L. Richards), Karlee Barton (Joliet, Ill./Joliet West), Mary Conneely (Des Plaines, Ill./Maine West), sophomores Jackie Carper (Lake Geneva, Wis./Badger), Kelsey Jaeger (New London, Wis./Little Wolf), Sam Knab (Antioch, Ill./Antioch), Caitlin Mertins (Racine, Wis./Park), Piper Miles (Inverness, Ill./Fremd), Chloe Van Sistine (Hartland, Wis./Arrowhead) and freshman Rachel Pavlik (Edgerton, Wis./Edgerton) garnered Academic Honor Roll distinction.

The Warhawks claimed the inaugural CIBC championship in March.

To be included on the Honor Roll, student-athletes must have maintained a 3.40-grade point average or higher on a 4.0 scale during the 2019-20 academic year.

For more than 150 years, UW-Whitewater has provided students with the education and training to begin their careers with a solid foundation behind them. The UW-Whitewater is committed to the development of the individual, the growth of personal and professional integrity, and respect for diversity and global perspectives. These are met by providing academic and co-curricular programs that emphasize the pursuit of knowledge and understanding and a commitment to service within a safe and secure environment.