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Muskies Honored with Athletic and Academic Accolades
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Muskingum University student-athletes competing during the Spring 2022 sports season received national, regional, and Ohio Athletic Conference recognitions for their athletic and academic accomplishments.

Muskies from three sports achieved regional athletic accolades:

  • Baseball catcher Devin Ryan ’22 was named First Team All-Region 7 and ABCA/Rawlings Second Team All-Region 7.
  • Softball All-Region Second Team honors from the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) went to first baseman Haley Hawk ’22 and third baseman Katie Osburn ’22.
  • Archery Head Coach Craig Holycross was named USA Archery’s North Region Coach of the Year.

Fourteen student-athletes representing five Muskie teams received All-OAC athletic honors:

  • Baseball: Devin Ryan ’22 First Team; Dominic Gorence ’23 Honorable Mention.
  • Men’s Lacrosse: Spencer Zecchini ’24 Honorable Mention.
  • Softball: Haley Hawk ’22 First Team and Scholar-Athlete of the Month for May; Katie Osburn ’22 First Team; Claire Warschauer ’23, Katie Eshelman ’24 and Madelyn Thomas ’24  Second Team; Carlee Lamacz ’23 and Hannah Smith ’22 Honorable Mention.
  • Women’s Tennis: Sarah Ann Hafner ’22 Second Team; Amanda Plaskett ’24 Honorable Mention.
  • Women’s Lacrosse: Anneliese Mercuri ’25 Second Team; Riley Hudock ’25 Honorable Mention.

Archery’s Remington McClung ’24 was named to USA Archery’s All-American Academic Team.

Softball first baseman Haley Hawk ’22 was named to the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-District 7 team.

Women's Tennis student-athletes Kaylee Anstaett ’23, Emma Bachman ’23, and Jane Boyer ’23 were named Intercollegiate Tennis Association Scholar-Athletes.

The Ohio Athletic Conference named 38 Muskie spring sport student-athletes to the Academic All-OAC Honor Roll:

  • Baseball: Gino Barber ’23, Liam Carey ’24, Ethan Guilliams ’23, Wyatt Reeder ’24, Jaxon Rinkes ’24, and Trey Yoder ’22.
  • Men’s Golf: Caleb Barnette ’22, Lucas Huston ’23, Chase Karling ’23, and Jack Williams ’23.
  • Men’s Lacrosse: Trevor Connolly ’24, Evan Showler ’24, and Spencer Zecchini ’24.
  • Men’s Track & Field: Chance Carpenter ’24, Wade Speeth ’24, and Evan Wagner ’24.
  • Softball: Autumn Chorba ’24, Haley Hawk ’22, Madison Johnson ’24, Mickayla Malone ’23, Sarah Piteo ’23, Mattie Ruehrmund ’24, Hannah Smith ’24, Madelyn Thomas ’24, and Claire Warschauer ’23.
  • Women’s Golf: MacKenzie Garber ’22, Allison Jurkovic ’24, Ericka Marano ’22, and Morgan Mullaly ’24.
  • Women’s Lacrosse: Valerie Deighton ’23.
  • Women’s Tennis: Kaylee Anstaett ’23 and Jane Boyer ’23.
  • Women’s Track & Field: Mikayla Deiotte ’22, Miranda Houshel ’23, Kendall Mackie ’24, Macey Mills ’22, Spencer Neville ’22, and Haley Wilson ’24.

Additionally, it was recently announced that the Muskingum Volleyball team was honored with the United States Marine Corps (USMC)/American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Team Academic Award for their 2021-2022 season and that the Women’s Basketball team was honored for its excellence in the classroom by being named Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) Honor Roll Special Mention for their 2021-2022 season. 

Congratulations to all!

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