Katelyn Bub (Soccer), Emma Clarke (Soccer), Jenny Penneck (Swimming & Diving), Rebecca Brandt (Swimming & Diving), Rachel Hicks (Swimming & Diving) and Meredith Sorensen (Women’s Track & Field) recorded perfect GPAs in 2018-19 with 4.0 marks in each of the fall and spring semesters.
Nineteen student-athletes recorded perfect 4.0 GPAs in the spring. That group included: Bub, Clarke, Penneck, Brandt, Hicks, Sorensen, Blake Way (Baseball), Jordan Gochenour (Baseball), Hunter Edwards (Baseball), Jordan Milburn (Football), Payton Haslam (Football), Kelsey Thein (Soccer), Lauren Holtzclaw (Soccer), Reese Lamph (Swimming & Diving), Morgan Rosas (Swimming & Diving), Shayla Erickson (Swimming & Diving), Ebony White (Women’s Track & Field), McKenzie Chapa (Women’s Track & Field) and Luke Barksdale (Men’s Track & Field).
Man, I hope we can keep Coach Wochomurka forever.
For the eighth consecutive semester the University of Houston Swimming & Diving program was recognized by the Collegiate Swimming & Diving Coaches Association as a Scholar All-America team for the 2019 spring semester.
The Cougars highlighted the list as one of the 480 teams selected after closing out the semester with a team GPA of 3.54. At 3.45, the median grade point average among women’s teams was the highest on record and Houston was one of five teams in The American to earn the distinction.
“Coach Wochomurka shows that winning titles and achieving academic success go hand-in-hand,” said CSCAA Executive Director Greg Earhart.