Coastal Carolina Athletics Celebrates Academic Success


June 8, 2017

Coastal Carolina Athletics 2016 and 2017 Graduates and Academic Recognition Get Acrobat Reader

CONWAY - Not only did Coastal Carolina have a successful athletic season in its first year in the Sun Belt Conference, the Chanticleers also performed well in the classroom for the 2016-17 academic year.

For the fall 2016 and spring 2017 semesters, a total of 74 student-athletes graduated (31 in the fall and 43 in the spring), including 25 that graduated with honors (three summa cum laude, 13 magna cum laude and 11 cum laude). Also, five Chanticleers received their Master's including Leroy Cummings (football; M. Ed.), Calvin Hollenhorst (football; M.B.A.), Bruce Mapp (football; M.B.A.), Voghens Larrieux (football; M.B.A.) and Rachel Gregory (women's basketball, M.B.A.).

For the year, Coastal Carolina student-athletes posted a 3.154 GPA while owning a cumulative GPA of 3.203. The women's tennis and women's golf teams were the department's top performers, posting GPA's of 3.834 and 3.82, respectively, for the year. In fact, all 11 women's programs had a GPA over 3.0 for the year while six of the eight men's programs owned at least a 3.0 GPA for the year with the lowest by any sport program being an impressive 2.836.

A total 257 student-athletes had at least a 3.0 GPA in the fall of 2016, including 51 that had a perfect 4.0 to earn President's List honors while 116 earned Dean's List. In the spring, 226 student-athletes had at least a 3.0 with 42 receiving President's List honors and 101 making the Dean's List.


Anthony Marks Communication
Cole Schaefer Management
Women's Basketball
Ced Gibson Interdisciplinary Studies
Jabarai Bothwell Communication
Nicholas Clark Communication
Eric Church   (CUM LAUDE) Recreation & Sport Mgmt
Leroy Cummings M. Ed.
Kenneth Daniels Communication
Dominic DiGalbo Management
Randall Drayton Communication
Kyle Fleetwood Communication
Calvin Hollenhorst M.B.A.
Kerron Johnson Psychology
Chris Jones Communication
Zach Kelley   (MAGNA CUM LAUDE) Management
Adam Maxie Interdisciplinary Studies
Bruce Mapp M.B.A.
Jarius McMillan Marketing
Rodney Mitchell Recreation & Sport Mgmt
Dwayne Price Management
A.J. Sattinger Recreation & Sport Mgmt
Elizabeth Constant Marketing 
Men's Soccer
Elis Bjornsson   (MAGNA CUM LAUDE) Finance
Einar Einarsson  Computer Science
Ryan Reid   (CUM LAUDE) Interdisciplinary Studies
Women's Soccer
Hannah Johannsdottir Computer Science
Brittany Temple   (MAGNA CUM LAUDE) Political Science
Bri Chiusano Communication
Morgan Noad   (CUM LAUDE) Biology
Men's Tennis
Stefan Jakubov Finance
Men's Track/Cross Country
Charles Bascom   (CUM LAUDE) Finance
Ryan Minor   (CUM LAUDE) Education
Deion Wellington Exercise & Sport Science
Women's Track/Cross Country
Kyla Van Graan   (MAGNA CUM LAUDE) Management


Jordan Gore   (CUM LAUDE) Sociology
Men's Basketball
Elijah Wilson  Management
WoMen's Basketball
Derriel Banyard  Exercise & Sport Science
Rachel Gregory M.B.A.
Olivia Carlton   (CUM LAUDE) Accounting
Osharmar Abercrombie  Public Health
Gary Bradshaw  Management 
Lorenzo D'Angelo  Biology
Voghens Larrieux M.B.A.
Ryan Granger   (CUM LAUDE) Computer Science
Shane Johnson Communication
Alex Scearce Sociology
Marcus Williamson  Recreation & Sport Mgmt
Men's Golf
Ryan Carpenter   (CUM LAUDE) Management
Olle Widegren   (CUM LAUDE) Management
Alfredo Ruiz Finance
Women's Golf
Barbora Bakova   (MAGNA CUM LAUDE) Marketing
Karley Barreno Exercise & Sport Science
Margaret Carr   (MAGNA CUM LAUDE) Intelligence & National Security
Holly McKee Exercise & Sport Science
Jenna Stover Communications
Lauren Thomas   (CUM LAUDE) Exercise & Sport Science
Caroline Williams Marketing
Rachel Wagner   (MAGNA CUM LAUDE) Mathematics
Margaret Wright   (SUMMA CUM LAUDE) Elementary Education
Keri White Communication
Amanda Daneker Exercise & Sport Science
Men's Tennis
Pedro Leme Management 
Francesco Migliano  (SUMMA CUM LAUDE) Economics
Women's Tennis
Marie Babayan   (MAGNA CUM LAUDE) Communication
Romane Delay   (MAGNA CUM LAUDE) Communication
Men's Track/Cross Country
Eric Goings Interdisciplinary Studies
Derrick Kinloch  Communication
Women's Track/Cross Country
Olivia Coopwood Communication
Emma Kroger   (MAGNA CUM LAUDE) Exercise & Sport Science
Caroline Pallini Marketing
Jackie Brengel  Ex. & Sport Science/Public Health
Courtney Lawson  Exercise & Sport Science
Women's Soccer
Amber Adams Sociology
Rebecca Austin   (MAGNA CUM LAUDE) Early Childhood Education
Melanie Flatter   (MAGNA CUM LAUDE) Early Childhood Education
Samantha Patterson  Marketing
Ellie Taylor   (CUM LAUDE) Early Childhood Education
Annayka Legros Biology
Tahleia Bishop   (MAGNA CUM LAUDE) Interdisciplinary Studies



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