11 Student-Athletes Post 4.0 GPAs for Semester


Eleven student-athletes at Mercer University posted 4.0 grade point averages for the fall semester.

Athletes with perfect grade point averages include: front row, left to right: Christy Cantrell, women’s soccer, Macon, Ga.; Anna Aspholmer, women’s soccer, Boras, Sweden; Karolina Revay, women’s soccer, Taby, Sweden; Hong Van Le, women’s soccer, Wimanua, Fla.; and Oskar Modin, men’s soccer, Gotene, Sweden; back row: Amanda Whatley, women’s cross-country, Stone Mountain, Ga.; Justin Poucher, men’s cross-country, Carrollton, Ga.; Will Emerson, men’s basketball, St. Marys, Ga.; Carla Paschke, cheerleader, Macon, Ga.; and Andrea M. Shipley, volleyball, Soddy Daisy, Tenn.. Not pictured is Kristi Coffelt, women’s cross-country, Chattanooga, Tenn.

Founded in 1833, Mercer University is among the largest Baptist-affiliated institutions in the world and is the only independent university of its size in the nation to offer degree programs in liberal arts, business, engineering, education, medicine, nursing, pharmacy, law and theology. For the past 12 years, U.S. News and World Report has named Mercer as one of the leading universities in the South.

Rick Cameron is senior associate athletic director for communications, overseeing athletic media relations, including management of mercerbears.com, the official website of Mercer Athletics, while also maintaining his broadcasting responsibilities as Voice of the Bears.