August 12, 2021

Buckeyes Recognized with USFCA Academic Honors

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COLUMBUS, OhioThe Ohio State men’s and women’s fencing programs, along with 33 Buckeye fencers, were honored with academic awards from the United States Fencing Coaches Association. The awards are based on combined fall and spring semester grade-point averages. All-Academic Team honors are awarded to student-athletes with an in-season grade-point average of 3.3 or higher, with Scholar of Distinction accolades presented to student-athletes who had an in-season grade-point average of 3.7 or higher.

Both the men’s (3.57) and women’s (3.491) programs were recognized with Team All-Academic Honors for outstanding team grade-point averages.

Twenty Ohio State men’s fencers were recognized, with 10 named Scholars of Distinction and 10 earning the All-Academic Award. For the women, eight received the Scholar of Distinction Award and five earned the All-Academic Award.

Scholar of Distinction Award
Bence Bende*^# (So., biology)
Chris Collado*^# (Jr., political science)
Lauryn DeLuca*^# (Jr., early childhood education)
Ethan Edwards*^# (Sr., political science)
Nicole Fisher*^# (Sr., psychology)
Mika Guillen# (Fr., finance)
Vincent Haney# (Fr., neuroscience)
Matthew Hayes*^# (Sr., psychology)
Mikey Hilmer# (Fr., exploration)
Clark Kokenge# (Fr., political science)
Aleksandra Kolmykova# (Sr., finance)
Henry Lange*^# (Jr., linguistics)
Emma Montgomery*^# (Gr., pharmaceutical sciences)
Jack Price# (Fr., economics – business)
Camilla Rivano*^# (Sr., hospitality management)
Kristen Ruscitelli*^# (So., evolution and ecology)
Zoe Shay-Tannas# (Fr., industrial design)
Roscoe Swartz*^# (Jr., neuroscience)

All-Academic Team Award
Shanvanth Arnipalli^# (Jr., environmental science)
Stephen Chou^# (So., computer and information science)
Matthew Comes*^# (Sr., mechanical engineering)
Kaiden Crotchett^# (Sr., criminology and criminal justice)
Ariel Gluck^# (Jr., materials science and engineering)
Benjamin Levitt^# (So., business)
Steph Miller^# (Jr., journalism)
David Ouellette# (Fr., marketing)
Max Rodney# (Fr., journalism)
Hudson Santana^# (Jr., finance)
Jessica Thow^# (Jr., psychology)
Julieta Toledo (So., film studies)
Monserrat Viveros^# (So., marketing)
Nolan Williams# (Fr., arts & sciences – undecided)
Nathan Wriedt^# (Jr., materials science and engineering)

*2021 Big Ten Distinguished Scholar
^2021 Academic All-Big Ten
#2021 Ohio State Scholar-Athlete