Highlander Student-Athletes Impressive In The Classroom During Spring 2020

Highlander Student-Athletes achieved a high level of academic success during the Spring 2020 semester despite the switch to complete online learning in late March due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Highlander Student-Athletes achieved a high level of academic success during the Spring 2020 semester despite the switch to complete online learning in late March due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

BARNESVILLE, Ga. – The Gordon State College Department of Athletics is proud to announce these graduates following the Spring 2020 semester, which concluded with a virtual commencement ceremony on May 15 as a total of 269 students completed two-year and four-year degrees.

Listed are the 14 graduates from GSC's four intercollegiate sports of women's soccer, men's basketball, softball and baseball – including any honors and the next destination for graduates earning two-year degrees and continuing their academic and athletic careers.

Three student-athletes – Madison Powell (Softball), JT Mumber (Men's Basketball) and Trey Felt (Baseball) graduated Summa Cum Laude.

During the spring semester, 35 GSC student-athletes made the Dean's List by achieving a grade-point-average of 3.50 or higher. Meanwhile, all four intercollegiate teams posted a team GPA above 3.0 with a cumulative program GPA of 3.28.

SOFTBALL – Spring 2020 Graduates

Madison Powell                Associate of Science-Biology                                       Summa Cum Laude

Roberta, Ga.                    Wesleyan College (Ga.)                                              Dean's List

 

Breanna Lee                    Associate of Arts-General Studies                                Dean's List

Williamson, Ga.                Continues at GSC – Nursing

(Graduated Fall 2019)

 

Niki Moncrief                   Bachelor of Science-Teacher Education

Roberta, Ga.                   GSC Assistant Coach

SOFTBALL – Spring 2020 Dean's List

Savannah Cook               Buchanan, Ga. (Carrollton HS)

Sammie Cotton               Columbus, Ga. (Northside HS)

Jordyn Dobson                McDonough, Ga. (Union Grove HS)

Makenzie English             Williamson, Ga. (Pike Co. HS)                     

Abby Foster                    McDonough, Ga. (Ola HS)

Faith Hager                     Conyers, Ga. (Heritage HS)

Taylor McClendon             McDonough, Ga. (Ola HS)

Mary-Masdon McCrary      Thomaston, Ga. (Upson-Lee HS)

Bailey Odom                    Danville, Ga. (Bleckley Co. HS)

Mallory Watson                Jackson, Ga. (Jackson HS)

Claire Williams                 Conyers, Ga. (Heritage HS)

SOFTBALL TEAM GPA:  3.56

MEN'S BASKETBALL – Spring 2020 Graduates

Elavian Bowles                 Associate of Arts-General Studies                             Dean's List

Savannah, Ga.

 

Eleik Bowles                    Associate of Arts-General Studies                             Dean's List

Savannah, Ga.                  

 

JT Mumber                      Associate of Arts-General Studies                             Summa Cum Laude

Rome, Ga.                                                                                                   Dean's List

 

Caleb Towns                    Associate of Science-Business Administration            Dean's List

Loganville, Ga.                 Young Harris College

MEN'S BASKETBALL TEAM GPA:  3.40    

BASEBALL – Spring 2020 Graduates

Trey Felt                          Associate of Science-Biology                                   Summa Cum Laude        

Lawrenceville, Ga.            Returning to GSC                                                   Dean's List

 

Sam Kuchinski                 Associate of Arts-Psychology                                   Dean's List

Powder Springs, Ga.         Returning to GSC

 

Ali LaPread                      Associate of Arts-General Studies                            Dean's List

Peachtree Corners, Ga.     USC Upstate

 

Cory Newsome                 Associate of Science-Business Administration

Moultrie, Ga.

 

Gavin Patel                      Associate of Science-Business Administration          Dean's List

Moultrie, Ga.                    Kennesaw State University

BASEBALL – Spring 2020 Dean's List

Adam Alicea-Brooks         Fairburn, Ga. (Collins Hill HS)

Joey Gill                          Canton, Ga. (Creekview HS)

Billy Kosmala                   Lilburn, Ga. (Brookwood HS)

Carson Renz                    Dacula, Ga. (Mill Creek HS)

Kyle Sterwerf                   Buford, Ga. (Mill Creek HS)

Davis Swenson                 Toccoa, Ga. (Stephens Co. HS)

BASEBALL TEAM GPA:  3.08

WOMEN'S SOCCER – Spring 2020 Graduates

Isabelle Vazquez              Associate of Science-Mass Communications            Dean's List

Bradenton, Fla.                Martin Methodist College (Tenn.)

 

Jordon White                   Associate in Science-General Sciences

Griffin, Ga.                      Middle Georgia State College

WOMEN'S SOCCER – Spring 2020 Dean's List

Rebecca (Becca) Doyle     Acworth, Ga. (Harrison HS)

Hailey Hadsell                  Barnesville, Ga. (Lamar Co. HS)

Jennifer Beharie               Leiderdorp, the Netherlands

Stephanie Hahn               Dallas, Ga. (Paulding Co. HS)

Haley Jones                     Williamson, Ga. (Pike Co. HS)

Ashley Hendrix                Griffin, Ga. (Home School)

Gabriela Arellano             Miami, Fla. (John A. Ferguson Sr. HS)

WOMEN'S SOCCER TEAM GPA:  3.07

The Gordon State College Department of Athletics is a member of the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) and Georgia Collegiate Athletic Association (GCAA). Gordon State College competes in NJCAA Division I in the sports of Women's Soccer (Fall), Men's Basketball (Fall/Spring), Softball (Spring) and Baseball (Spring). Gordon State College is located in Barnesville, Ga., approximately 60 miles south of Atlanta and 35 miles northwest of Macon. Gordon State College offers both two-year and four-year degree programs and believes that our Athletics program provides student-athletes with the opportunity to be successful academically, athletically and in life after their time as a Highlander.  Follow GSC Athletics at www.gscathletics.com, on Facebook (@GordonStateCollege #GSCHighlandersForward), on Twitter (@GordonState) and Instagram (gordon_state).