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Gallaudet athletics inducts 21 into Chi Alpha Sigma National College Athlete Honor Society

2018 Chi Alpha Sigma Induction Class - group photo

WASHINGTON – The Gallaudet University athletics department inducted 21 student-athletes into the Chi Alpha Sigma National College Athlete Honor Society on May 1 for demonstrating excellence in athletics and academics. A full list of inductees is below.

To be eligible a student-athlete must have a 3.40 grade point average or higher, must be of good moral character, be a varsity sport letterwinner and be a junior or senior academic and athletic standing.

This is Gallaudet’s fifth Chi Alpha Sigma class as the chapter was established in 2013-14. GU honored the new class at the annual athletics banquet in the Field House. Dr. Brendan Stern, Faculty Athletics Representative, presented new inductees a medal and graduating seniors received black and yellow honor cords to wear on graduation day. Members of previous years classes, who are now seniors, also received honor cords during the banquet.

This year's induction class represents 11 different varsity sports and they hail from 12 different states and three different countries.

To learn more about Chi Alpha Sigma please visit its website

2018 Chi Alpha Sigma Honor Society Inductees

Name   Year   Sport(s)   Hometown  
Neha Balachandran   Jr.   Women's Soccer   Dayton, Ohio  
Connor Baer   Jr.   Men's Soccer   Fremont, Calif.  
Alyssa Barlow   Sr.   Softball   Chandler, Ariz.  
Rochelle Carty-Bauman   Jr.   Women's Swimming   Brampton, Ontario  
Abby Courtemanche   Sr.   Women's Soccer   Southbridge, Mass.  
Matthew Cracraft   Jr.   Football   Ferris, Texas  
Raelyn Fuechtmann   Jr.   Women's Volleyball   South St. Paul, Minn.  
Sonya Jillella   Jr.   Women's Track & Field   Atlanta, Ga.  
Yudan Liu   Sr.   Women's Cross Country   Chengdu, China  
Alisia Metante   Jr.   Women's Swimming, Track & Field   Pleasanton, Calif.  
Hannah Neild   Jr.   Women's Basketball, Softball   Litchfield, N.H.  
Kelsey Prickett   So.   Women's Swimming   North Branch, Minn.  
Ivy Sahneyah   Sr.   Women's Cross Country   First Mesa, Ariz.  
Devaron Scott   Sr.   Football   Mocksville, N.C.  
Mackenzie Shannon   Jr.   Men's Swimming   Winnetka, Ill.  
Yuan Tang   Jr.   Men's Cross Country   Beijing, China  
Satish Thapa   Sr.   Men's Soccer   Ridgewood, N.Y.  
Darriyan Thomas   Sr.   Women's Volleyball   Vallejo, Calif.  
Jonathan Tikhonoff   Sr.   Men's Swimming   Folsom, Calif.  
Maydee Vande Way   Jr.   Women's Track & Field   Little Chute, Wis.  
Jessalyn Wortham   So.   Women's Cross Country   Chandler, Ariz.  

2018 Chi Alpha Sigma - Seniors - group photo