The Fayette Tribune, Oak Hill, W.Va.

June 27, 2013

Concord places 27 on Commissioner’s Honor Roll


— Twenty-seven Concord University student-athletes were named to the West Virginia Intercollegiate Athletic Conference 2012-13 Commissioner's Honor Roll, the league office announced Monday.

The 27 honorees represent the most for Concord in the last three years.

To be eligible for the Commissioner's Honor Roll, a student-athlete must be classified as a junior or senior and have obtained a 3.30 or higher cumulative GPA on a 4.0 scale at the end of the term of attendance in which the sport was concluded.

Men’s golfer Evan Muscari and women’s soccer athlete Tiffany Kobordo recorded the highest GPAs of any Concord male and female Commissioner’s Honor Roll member, earning the title of WVIAC Scholar-Athlete. Kobordo, an athletic training major, had the highest GPA of any CU upperclassman female for the last two years as well.

Eleven of Concord’s 14 programs (the WVIAC counts cross country and track as a single program) had representatives on this year’s Commissioner’s Honor Roll with the women’s track/cross country team leading the way with six honor roll members.

Across the WVIAC, 565 student-athletes qualified for the Commissioner’s Honor Roll.

CU honorees were as follows:

- Abby Barber, women’s soccer, Marketing;

- Justin Bennett, football, Psychology;

- Chelsea Callaway, women’s cross country/track and field, Secondary Education;

- Kevin Elliott, football, Secondary Education;

- Sebastian Escobar, men’s soccer, Science;

- Jeff Fertig, men’s cross country/track and field, Pre-Professional Biology;

- Nikki Jarrell, women’s soccer, Accounting;

- Tiffany Kobordo, women’s soccer, Athletic Training;

- Laura Leon, women’s tennis, Finance Management;

- Rebecca Lovejoy, volleyball, Elementary Education;

- Micalyn Miller, women’s cross country/track and field, Advertising;

- Evan Muscari, men’s golf, Management;

- Kirby Mustard, women’s tennis, Secondary Education;

- Dustine Nuckels, baseball, Secondary Education;

- Casey Ord, women’s cross country/track and field, Secondary Education;

- Allison Pennington, volleyball, Elementary Education;

- Robby Peters, men’s cross country/track and field, Secondary Education;

- Lydia Powell, women’s cross country/track and field, Special Education;

- Gary Saylor, football, Secondary Education;

- Kevin Saylor, football, Secondary Education;

- Gentry Shrewsbury, men’s basketball, Secondary Education;

- Sterling Snyder, men’s cross country/track and field, Advertising;

- Samantha Webster, women’s basketball, Sport Management;

- Cortney Vannatter, women’s cross country/track and field, Journalism;

- Leanne Watson, women’s cross country/track and field, Secondary Education;

- Ryan Weatherholtz, baseball, Athletic Training; and

- Justin Willard, baseball, Finance Management.