Red Hawks Celebrate National Student-Athlete Day

On April 14, the Montclair State Department of Athletics celebrated National Student-Athlete Day at the Red Hawks’ softball doubleheader with Baruch College.

Between games of the twinbill at the MSU Softball Stadium the department recognized student-athletes who not only achieved plenty of success on the playing field but in the classroom as well. A total of 148 athletes representing all 17 Montclair State sports were honored for achieving a cumulative grade-point average of 3.0 or higher.

In addition, the Red Hawks also inducted the eighth class into the National College Athlete Honor Society Chi Alpha Sigma. Twenty-six new members were added to the Honor Society which recognizes those of junior or senior status (60 credits or more) who have achieved a cumulative grade-point average of 3.4 or higher.

Inducted into Chi Alpha Sigma were the following:

Kelly Abner (Swimming and Diving), Jeff Angstadt (Football), Heather Bergman (Softball), Brian Bloom (Football), Jesse Campanelli (Baseball), Diana Colombo (Field Hockey), Lauren Corrente (Swimming and Diving), Christina DeMartinis (Soccer), Jaime Ericson (Basketball), Andrey Green (Football), James Hamilton (Track and Field), Dan Litz (Football), Galina Loutchouk (Swimming and Diving), Brooks Miller (Baseball), Jamie Miller (Softball), Shannon Mozek (Softball), Caroline Murphy (Field Hockey), Ian Oates (Baseball), Amarilis Padilla (Track and Field), Kelly Palmer (Soccer), Brian Piccola (Baseball), Rachel Senyszyn (Soccer), Stephanie Szeliga (Softball), Jon Tancer (Track and Field), Dillon Turner (Football), Kevin Zalewski (Soccer).