To be eligible, student-athletes must post a 3.0 or better grade point average (GPA) and pass a minimum of 12 college-level credit hours.

Thirty-six student-athletes achieved a perfect 4.0 grade point average: baseball players Callum Burton, Arturo Hernandez, and Ryan Jackson; men’s basketball players Jan Njock and Alex Tsynkevich; women’s basketball player Allana Thompson; cheerleaders Angel Rodriguez and Micaela Valdez-Lowery; dancer Izmeth Montelongo; esports players Alyssa Bowman and Aanooalii Filoialii; football players Hayes Gibson and Ben Osueke; men’s golfers Tyler Dawson, Cole Killian, Cole McClellan, and Sam Sewell; women’s golfer Madeline Goad; men’s soccer players Joseph Boyce, Joshua Farrell, and Brook Williams; women’s soccer players Jordan Bell, Angel Chase, Madison Kanelos, and Morgan Zachos; softball players Keely Castillo, Acie Prince, Natilee Reed, Emily Springer, Chandler Talbot, and Kayla Wallace; and volleyball players Fiona Arnold, Alyssa Pauler, Lixai Perez, Savannah Sebek, and Emily Smajstrla. 

The volleyball team led all Blinn athletic programs with a 3.6 GPA, while the softball and women’s golf teams followed with GPAs of 3.51 and 3.45, respectively. Football had the most honor roll students with 18, followed by baseball with 15.  

“I am extremely honored to have these amazing student athletes in our Blinn College athletic programs, and I’m tremendously proud of their efforts to excel in the classroom,” Blinn Athletic Director Scott Schumacher said. “I am also impressed by the continued emphasis our Blinn athletic staff puts on the importance of academics.”

The honor roll is named after former Blinn Athletic Director Don Wilhelm, an NJCAA Hall of Famer who served the College for 10 years.

Here is the complete list of spring 2022 honor roll student-athletes:

FOOTBALL (18)

Gabriel Adewusi, Trystin Brown, Sami Bushnaq, Caleb Chappelle, Nathan Dyman, Chakka Garnett, Hayes Gibson, Travien Gooden, Aiden Houston, Terrance Keyes, Taurean Muhammad, Ben Osueke, Elias Pino, Kaghen Roach, Jalen Spicer, Raquan Thompson, William Thursland, and Justice Ugochukwu.

BASEBALL (15)

Chase Arnaud, Evan Aschenbeck, Justin Barnes, Gage Boehm, Matthew Bundy, Callum Burton, James Cromer, Arturo Hernandez, Aiden Huerta, Luke Nail, Kevin Newkirk, Garrison Weiss, Blaise Wilcenski, David Wilson, and Ryan Jackson.

SOFTBALL (14)

Keely Castillo, Kailey Eldridge, Kendall Johnson, Emily Kristynik, Chloe Mason, Acie Prince, Natilee Reed, Kaitlyn Sadler, Michyla Saenz, Skylar Shanahan, Emily Springer, Madeline Stephenson, Chandler Talbot, and Kayla Wallace.

MEN’S GOLF (14)

Colby Beaman, Tyler Dawson, Cameron Gray, Morgan Hubbard, Cole Killian, Jack Looney, Gregory Macaskill, Cole McClellan, Hunter McDonough, Van Miller, Brock Schobel, Sam Sewell, Tyler Thomas, and Carson Wray.

VOLLEYBALL (12)

Fiona Arnold, Kendall Battistella, Reagan Casey, Lina Ellila, Brylie Nedd, Alyssa Pauler, Lixai Perez, Savannah Sebek, Jayde Shelton, Emily Smajstrla, Ashley Taylor, and Ellie Turner.

MEN’S SOCCER (12)

Joseph Boyce, Jadiel Chance, Favio Chavez, Felipe Dominguez, Eric Embry, Joshua Farrell, Stefan Sildor, Felix Mesquita, Brandon Padilla, Kevin Pena, Joseph Ray, and Brook Williams.

WOMEN’S SOCCER (12)

Jordan Bell, Olivia Bibbins, Victoria Cantu, Anissa Chairez, Angel Chase, Haley Courville, Jada Jelks, Madison Kanelos, Elyzabeth Kuykendall, Dejah Marsh, Avynn Ramos, and Morgan Zachos.

ESPORTS (11)

Alyssa Bowman, Hayden Evans, Aanooalii Filoialii, George Francis, Dylan Gerlach, Jaden Joseph, Gabriel Lopez, Chase Matthews, Hayden Miller, Pierce Ray, and Marc Van Speybroeck.

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL (8)

Amillion Fowler, Kaidance Glenn, Hannah Humphrey, Tianna Mathis, Desiree Rogers, Summer Scott, Allana Thompson, and Tiffany Tullis.

MEN’S BASKETBALL (6)

Elias Ngoga, Jan Njock, Maurice Pinnock, Connor Redrow, Alex Tsynkevich, and Damian Watson.

WOMEN’S GOLF (6)

Yulissa Espinoza, Katelyn Foster, Madeline Goad, Alexis Graham, Holly Paterson, and

Leyah Wilson.

MANAGERS (6)

Noah Lozano (men’s soccer), Luis Salas (volleyball), Arlizza Velaquez (women’s soccer), Griffin Pitarra (football), Cotton Harris (men’s basketball), and Tavion Nunn (men’s basketball).

DANCE (5)

Kaytlyn Cooke, Skylar Cox, Haley Miller, Izmeth Montelongo, and Haley Rodriguez.

CHEER (2)

Angel Rodriguez and Micaela Valdez-Lowery.

TRAINERS (2)

Lauren Huenefeld and Ariana Viera.

 

Blinn has competed in intercollegiate athletics since 1903 and captured 42 NJCAA national championships since 1987.