HARROGATE, Tennessee, April 26, 2019—Lincoln Memorial University (LMU) held an induction ceremony for Chi Alpha Sigma on April 24, welcoming 29 new members representing 14 teams to the National College Athlete Honor Society.
“This is a wonderful accomplishment for our student athletes,” said Ahleasha McNeal, assistant professor and faculty athletics representative. “These seniors have set records in their sport of choice and are setting excellent examples of what it means to be a student athlete. Being inducted into the Chi Alpha Sigma Honor Society is a well-deserved achievement and something they should be very proud of.”
Baseball team inductees were Seth Hunt (Knoxville, Tennessee), a biology/pre-med major, and Benjamin Wiley (Durango, Colorado), conservation biology major. Softball players included Alexandra Jones (Ooltewah, Tennessee), criminal justice, and Jacie Pittman (Inman, South Carolina), education.
Golf team representatives included Sam Broadhurst (Nuneaton, United Kingdom), golf management, Andrew Briggs (Dandridge, Tennessee), golf management, and Hannah Wilford (Middlesboro, Kentucky), exercise science.
Lacrosse athletes were Kyle Arcuri (Medford, New York), exercise science, Jasmin Click (Clermont, Florida), exercise science, Amara Moss (Woodbridge, Virginia), finance, and Melissa Saganich (Lake City, Tennessee), biology/pre-med.
Tennis team inductees were Moritz Hoerner (Bavaria, Germany), management, David Segarra (Sabadell, Spain), finance, Julia Loos (Hessen, Germany), management, and Marta Pinol (Tivenys, Spain), marketing.
Volleyball athletes were Jordan Walley (Yucaipa, California), exercise science, Erica Whiteaker (Kingston Springs, Tennessee), biology/pre-med, Danielle Stachura (Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin), management, Danielle Ged (Smyrna, Tennessee), exercise science, Kayla Kidney (Chandler, Arizona), exercise science, and Kai Wesemann (Garden City, Missouri), an exercise science major also representing basketball. Sydney Duggins (Oliver Springs, Tennessee), exercise science, represented basketball and Brandon Vaughn (Dallas, Texas), exercise science, representing both cross country and track.
Soccer athlete inductees included Courtney Boyd (Chattanooga, Tennessee), nursing, Alyssa Berry (Saint Joseph, Michigan), nursing, Amanda Perez (Miami, Florida), criminal justice, Caroline Souza 9Sao Paulo, Brazil), media communications, Samantha Brumm (Cottage Grove, Minnesota), medical technology, and Brooke Taylor (White Pine, Tennessee), an exercise science major also representing beach volleyball.
Chi Alpha Sigma is a nonprofit organization established to recognize college student athletes who excel both on and off the field of competition. The organization was founded in 1996 by then DePauw University head football coach Nick Mourouzis. His goal was to provide outstanding student-athletes with an opportunity to become connected within a fraternal association that aligns their educational and athletic successes for a lifetime.
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