Valpo Places 13 on Summit League Honor Roll
Thursday, July 18, 2019
Valpo Places 13 on Summit League Honor Roll

Athletes from the Valparaiso University men’s tennis and men’s swimming programs were recognized for their excellence in the classroom on Thursday as the Summit League announced its 2018-2019 academic honor roll.

The men’s tennis program boasted six honorees as Brandon Ancona (Belvidere, Ill. / Rockford Christian), Franklin Brozovich (Fort Gratiot, Mich. / Port Huron Northern), Gabriel Carvajal (Pembroke Pines, Fla. / Broward Virtual School [Florida Atlantic]), Daniel Langston (Ponca City, Okla. / Ponca City), Chad Kissell (Latrobe, Pa. / Greater Latrobe) and Brian Pecyna (Glen Ellyn, Ill. / Homeschooled) were recognized.

The Valpo men’s swimming program placed seven on the honor roll in its second Summit League season. Valpo athletes who received recognition were Derek Eidson (Ventura, Calif. / Ventura), Brendon Johnson (Northbrook, Ill. / Glenbrook North), Dylan Kirar (Arvada, Colo. / Ralston Valley), Joseph North (Germantown, Ohio / Valley View), Rick Renner (Chantilly, Va.), Mac Sogandares (Reston, Va. / South Lakes) and Brett Strongman (Wolverine Lake, Mich. / Walled Lake Central).

Student-athletes must have at least a 3.2 grade-point average and have used a season of competition to be nominated for the honor roll.