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PAC Recognizes 34 Geneva Student-Athletes with 2013 Spring Academic Honor Roll


Beaver Falls, PA - The Presidents′ Athletic Conference (PAC) recognized 421 student-athletes for their performance in the classroom during the spring semester of 2013 between the ten college and universities represented in the PAC. Among the 421 student-athletes, the PAC recognized 34 Geneva student-athletes who earned a grade-point average of 3.6 or higher during the past semester with the naming of 2013 Spring Academic Honor Roll.

The 34 Geneva student-athletes represented on the 2012 Spring Academic Honor Roll include eight freshman, nine sophomores, 11 juniors and six seniors. Eight of the 34 have also competed on teams that received the PAC sportsmanship award; men′s and women′s basketball and baseball. In addition, freshman Heidi Mann (soccer and basketball) received the 2013 spring semester decorated with a post season individual award (Honorable Mention All-PAC), team award (Sportsmanship) and now academic honors from the PAC. Below is the list of the 34 Geneva student-athletes including class year, major, sport, hometown and high school.

Name Class Major Sport Hometown/High School
Paige Banyas Sr. Biology W. Track Cranberry Twp, PA/Seneca Valley
Michelle Barr So. Math Education Softball Oxford, PA/Home School
Sarah Claypool Fr. Comm. Disorders W. Track Worthington, PA/Kittanning
Bri Cowden (S) So. Business W. Basketball Linden, PA/Home School
Ashley Davis Jr. Business Softball New Middletown, OH/Springfield
Lori Deem Sr. Math Education Softball East Liverpool, OH/Beaver Local
Nathan Dunn Fr. Social Studies M. Track Upper Chichester, PA/Chrst. Acd.
Nick Edinger (1) Sr. Psychology M. Track Mars, PA/Mars
Joe Galante (S) Fr. Biology Baseball Emsworth, PA/Avonworth
James Geramita (S) Jr. Math Education Baseball New Castle, PA/New Castle
Samantha Goodnow Fr. Elementary Ed Softball Great Mills, MD/Leonardtown
Josh Guiser So. Accounting M. Track Fayette City, PA/Frazier
Jordan Harbison (S) Jr. Business M. Basketball Renfrew, PA/Portersville Christian
Andrea Hinds So. Comm. Disorders Softball Montrose, PA/Montrose
Emily Hoobler Sr. Math Education W. Track Stoneboro, PA/Lakeview
Jacob Jaros (S) So. Biology M. Basketball Leavittsburg, OH/Labrae
Chelsea Kauffman (S) So. Human Services W. Basketball New Castle, PA/Neshannock
Mackenzie Kemerer Jr. Math Education Softball Freedom, PA/Freedom
Anna Kluitenberg So. Middle School Ed W. Track Pittsburgh, PA/Avonworth
Heidi Mann (H, S) Fr. Math Education W. Basketball Colorado Springs, CO/Evangelical
Nate Mansor Sr. Biology M. Track Hatboro, PA/Home School
Aaron Marga Jr. Engineering M. Track Brockport, NY/Brockport
Sarah-Noel Meek Fr. Human Services W. Track Akron, OH/Firestone
Jacob Mellinger Fr. Engineering M. Track Leetonia, OH/Crestview
Alayna Merkle (1) Jr. Comm. Disorders W. Track Chambersburg, PA/Chambersburg
Katherine Michalak (2) Sr. Environmental Bio W. Track Ashville, NY/Chautaqua
Charlie Noyes Jr. Engineering M. Track Beaver Falls, PA/Beaver Co. Chrst.
Charles Parker Jr. Biopsychology M. Track Baldwinsville, NY/Charles Baker
Caleb Reyle Fr. Student Ministry M. Track West Grove, PA/Avon Grove
Zac Rorick (S) So. Communication M. Basketball Beaver Falls, PA/Riverside
Dana Schnitzel Jr. Middle School Ed Softball Roslyn, PA/Phil-Mont Christian
Lydia Steele (S) Jr. Elementary Ed WBB/W. Track Vandergrift, PA/Ford City
Jo Walton So. Psychology W. Track Meadville, PA/Calvary Baptist
Trevor York (S) Jr. Business M. Basketball Kokomo, IN/Sycamore Covenant


(1) = First Team All-PAC

(2) = Second Team All-PAC

(H) = Honorable Mention All-PAC

(S) = Sportsmanship Team

Geneva College is a comprehensive Christian college of the arts, sciences and professional studies. Founded in the tradition of the Reformed Christian faith, Geneva prepares students to serve Christ in all areas of society: work, family and the church. Geneva College′s philosophy of education is based on the Foundational Concepts of Christian Higher Education. Geneva is a founding member of the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities (CCCU).