Source: Readwire Media
Congratulations to the following students, who earned a spot on the Spring 2018 college dean’s list.
Casey Latus – Graceland University. Students with a GPA between 3.25 and 3.64 are named to the dean’s list. Congratulations, Casey! Graceland commends you on your academic success.
David Farmer – Bob Jones University, president’s list. The President’s List recognizes those students who earn a 3.75 or higher grade point average for the semester.
Other college notes
NCAA Tournament women’s tennis
Allie Miller, a native of Sturtevant, WI, and graduate of Union Grove High School, is a member of the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater women’s tennis team, which will make its 11th straight appearance in the NCAA Tournament and will host a seven-team regional this Friday–Sunday at Wangerin Courts in Whitewater, Wis.
Miller, a freshman at UW-Whitewater, is majoring in biology.
The Warhawks clinched the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference’s automatic bid after claiming the WIAC Championship in the fall and winning the four-team WIAC Team Championship on April 28. UW-Whitewater (19-6 overall) will face Concordia Wisconsin, the Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference champion, on Friday at 9 a.m.
Men’s and women’s track
Twenty-one members of the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater men’s and women’s track and field teams combined for 28 all-conference honors, including seven individual titles and one relay title, at the 2018 Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Outdoor Championships over the weekend in River Falls, Wis.
The men finished second overall with 155.50 points, while the women placed fifth with 96.50 points
Other All-WIAC finishers included the 4×100-meter relay and sophomore Julio Perez (Watertown, Wis./Kettle Moraine). The combination of Witt, sophomores Jake Schneider (Plymouth, Wis./Plymouth), Oren Henderson-Zintz (Madison, Wis./La Follette) and freshman Dwayne Ford (Racine, Wis./Case) placed second in 41.58 seconds, good for a top 10 result in the country.
More track wins
Junior Celeste Madda (Crystal Lake, Ill./Central) led the women with two individual championships. She clocked a 12.16 in the 100-meter dash to win the event for the second straight year, and tallied a 24.60 in the 200-meter dash for her fourth career conference title (third outdoor).
Madda also joined senior Chelsie Bence (Oconomowoc, Wis./Oconomowoc), sophomore Abbie Felton(Burlington, Wis./Shoreland Lutheran) and junior Jordan Tokarski (Oconomowoc, Wis./Kettle Moraine) for a championship time of 47.37 in the 4×100-meter relay. The result currently ranks among the top 10 in NCAA Division III.
Felton recorded the first individual title of her career by crossing the finish line first in the 400-meter dash. Her time of 46.22 is a season best and ranks among the nation’s top 10.
Felton was joined as a medalist in the 400 by senior Enyo Amet (Racine, Wis./Prairie), who collected an All-WIAC finish of third with a career-best 57.46.