June 3, 2008

Spring Academic All-Ivy Honorees Announced

June 3, 2008

Providence, RI - The Ivy League released its spring list of Academic All-Ivy honorees, with ten Brown student-athletes being honored. The five females and five males were starters or key reserves on officially recognized varsity teams with a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Women:
Amy Baxter, Sr., Softball
First Team All-Ivy at utility; two-year captain and 6th in Ivy League with .443 on base percentage; Concentration: Human Biology

Alexis Blaxberg, Sr., Water Polo
First Team All-North; Second Team All-East; 21st in the nation in goals (70); Concentration: Psychology

Corey Finnerty-Ludwig, Jr., Crew
2008 NCAA Champion; member of varsity eight boat that won EAWRC title; Ivy League champion and first team All-Ivy; Concentration: Biology

Whitney Keefe, Sr., Equestrian
Second in Individual Open Flat at IHSA Nationals; Won Open Flat and Open Fences at All-Ivy Competition; Concentration: Biology

Lauren Vitkus, Jr., Lacrosse
Second Team All-Ivy; 2008 Second Team All-Region; Team leading scorer (40 pts.); Concentration: Engineering

Men:
Jordan Burke, Jr., Lacrosse
Ivy League Player of the Year for Brown's Ivy Championship team; First Team All-Ivy and All-New England; USILA Second Team All-American; Concentration: Commerce, Organizations & Entrepreneurship

Ryan Graddy, Sr., Track & Field
Placed 7th in 10,000m run at Ivy League Heptagonal Championships; IC4A qualifier; Concentration: History/PLME

Chris Lee, Jr., Tennis
Second Team All-Ivy in Singles playing at #2 and #3; Concentration: Sociology

Conor Reardon, Sr., Baseball
First Team All-Ivy and All-New England at DH; ESPN The Magazine Second Team Academic All-America; Concentration: History

Paul Strombom, Sr., Crew
Rowed in the bow of Ivy League Champion varsity eight crew; First team All-Ivy; Concentration: Biomedical Engineering