Twelve members of the Hobart Rowing team were named to the Liberty League All-Academic Team. It’s the most student-athletes recognized for the league champion Statesmen since 11 were honored in 2011.
To be eligible for all-academic honors, student-athletes must be at least a sophomore academically and have a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.2. The following Hobart student-athletes earned a place on the team:
Nicholas Baca, Sr., Architectural Studies and Environmental Studies
Sky Drazek, Jr., Media and Society
Nick Faiello, Sr., Architectural Studies
John Hibbard, So., Undeclared
W. Hunter Holtz, Sr., History
Austin Letorney, So., Undeclared
D. Griffin Marsh, So., Economics and International Relations
Sam Menchel, Jr., Political Science
Amanda Salzman, Jr., Biology
Erica Stuke, Sr., International Relations and Economics
Patrick Ware, Jr., Chemistry and Environmental Studies
Tyler Wilson-Menting, Sr., Public Policy Studies
Stuke is making her third straight appearance on the team, while Drazek, Faiello, Menchel, and Ware were honored for the second straight year.
Hobart captured its 10th consecutive Liberty League championship, winning gold medals in the varsity eight, second varsity eight, third varsity eight, and varsity four. The Statesmen captured three medals at the ECAC National Invitational Rowing Championships, including its first ever gold in the second varsity eight. Hobart will be back on the water May 29-31 when it travels to Mercer Lake, New Jersey, for the IRA National Championships.