43 Saint Michael's Student-Athletes Inducted into Honor Societies During 2018-19 School Year

43 Saint Michael's Student-Athletes Inducted into Honor Societies During 2018-19 School Year

COLCHESTER, Vt. - Forty-three Saint Michael's College student-athletes were inducted into 13 different academic honor societies during the 2018-19 school year, including three into Phi Beta Kappa, the nation's oldest and largest academic honor society. Founded in 1776, it promotes excellence in the liberal arts and sciences.

This spring, Saint Michael's also inducted its seventh class into Chi Alpha Sigma, the National College Athlete Honor Society, increasing its membership to 108.

Seven different Purple Knights earned induction into three honor societies in 2018-19, while 11 more gained entry into two. Field hockey and women's swimming & diving claimed three multi-society honorees as their own, while women's basketball, Alpine skiing and Nordic skiing had a pair apiece.

Three Honor Societies

  • Men's soccer May graduate Bradley Anair (Bennington, Vt./Mount Anthony Union): Delta Epsilon Sigma (National Catholic Honor Society), Phi Beta Kappa (liberal arts and sciences), Sigma Xi (scientific research)
  • Women's basketball May graduate Emily Ferreri (Hyde Park, N.Y./Our Lady of Lourdes): Delta Epsilon Sigma (National Catholic Honor Society), Sigma Xi (scientific research), Theta Alpha Kappa (religion and theology)
  • Field hockey rising senior MaKayla Foster (Middlebury, Vt./Middlebury Union): Chi Alpha Sigma (National College Athlete Honor Society), Kappa Delta Pi (education), Phi Beta Kappa (liberal arts and sciences)
  • Women's swimming & diving rising senior Lauren Giampietro (Watertown, Conn./Watertown): Chi Alpha Sigma (National College Athlete Honor Society), Kappa Delta Pi (education), Pi Mu Epsilon (mathematics)
  • Alpine skiing May graduate Clara Lopez Costa (Barcelona, Spain/Green Mountain Valley School): Chi Alpha Sigma (National College Athlete Honor Society), Delta Epsilon Sigma (National Catholic Honor Society), Sigma Beta Delta (business, management and administration)
  • Women's swimming & diving rising senior Megan Reid (Winchester, Mass./Winchester): Chi Alpha Sigma (National College Athlete Honor Society), Kappa Delta Pi (education), Psi Chi (psychology)
  • Alpine skiing rising senior Anna Willassen (Jar, Norway/Persbråten VGS): Chi Alpha Sigma (National College Athlete Honor Society), Omicron Delta Epsilon (economics), Pi Sigma Alpha (political science)

Two Honor Societies

  • Women's basketball May graduate Samantha Delaney (Smithtown, N.Y./Smithtown East): Sigma Xi (scientific research), Theta Alpha Kappa (religion and theology)
  • Field hockey May graduate Maddy Dobecki (Scarborough, Maine/Scarborough): Sigma Xi (scientific research), Theta Alpha Kappa (religion and theology)
  • Men's cross country/Nordic skiing rising senior Kevin Jeter (Eden Prairie, Minn./Eden Prairie): Chi Alpha Sigma (National College Athlete Honor Society), Omicron Delta Epsilon (economics)
  • Field hockey May graduate Katie Leonard (Carmel, N.Y./The Ursuline School): Delta Epsilon Sigma (National Catholic Honor Society), Theta Alpha Kappa (religion and theology)
  • Nordic skiing May graduate Mitch McDonald (Prior Lake, Minn./Prior Lake): Chi Alpha Sigma (National College Athlete Honor Society), Delta Epsilon Sigma (National Catholic Honor Society)
  • Men's tennis rising senior Matt Mosher (Fairfield, Conn./Fairfield Warde): Chi Alpha Sigma (National College Athlete Honor Society), Psi Chi (psychology)
  • Women's ice hockey May graduate Madison Nichols (Gilford, N.H./Tilton School): Delta Epsilon Sigma (National Catholic Honor Society), Phi Beta Kappa (liberal arts and sciences)
  • Women's lacrosse rising senior Katrina Pietz (Brentwood, N.H./Exeter): Chi Alpha Sigma (National College Athlete Honor Society), Kappa Delta Pi (education)
  • Softball rising senior Torie Rathwell (Guilderland, N.Y./Guilderland): Chi Alpha Sigma (National College Athlete Honor Society), Sigma Xi (scientific research)
  • Women's cross country rising senior Sam Rossi (Wilton, Conn./Fairfield Ludlowe): Chi Alpha Sigma (National College Athlete Honor Society), Psi Chi (psychology)
  • Women's swimming & diving rising senior Katie Valle (Weston, Mass./Weston): Chi Alpha Sigma (National College Athlete Honor Society), Kappa Delta Pi (education)

One Honor Society

  • Women's basketball rising senior Alyssa Breunig (Trumbull, Conn./Trumbull): Pi Sigma Alpha (political science)
  • Field hockey rising senior Maggie Daley (Slingerlands, N.Y./Bethlehem Central): Chi Alpha Sigma (National College Athlete Honor Society)
  • Men's cross country rising junior Mike DeAngelo (Springfield, Mass./Springfield Central): Phi Alpha Theta (history)
  • Women's tennis May graduate Margaret de Pont (Norton, Mass./Bishop Feehan): Delta Epsilon Sigma (National Catholic Honor Society)
  • Women's basketball rising senior Cassandra Falone (Chatham, N.J./Chatham): Psi Chi (psychology)
  • Women's swimming & diving May graduate Meg Flanagan (Middletown, R.I./The Prout School/Boston College): Delta Epsilon Sigma (National Catholic Honor Society)
  • Alpine skiing rising senior Kara Gailiunas (Warren, Vt./Green Mountain Valley School): Chi Alpha Sigma (National College Athlete Honor Society)
  • Women's ice hockey rising senior Torrie Gray (Plymouth, Mass./Plymouth North): Chi Alpha Sigma (National College Athlete Honor Society)
  • Women's cross country May graduate Kara Hettinger (Lindenhurst, Ill./Saint Joseph Catholic Academy): Sigma Xi (scientific research)
  • Men's basketball May graduate Levi Holmes III (East Brunswick, N.J./Rutgers Prep): Omicron Delta Epsilon (economics)
  • Women's cross country rising senior Emma Koukos (Scarborough, Maine/Scarborough): Chi Alpha Sigma (National College Athlete Honor Society)
  • Field hockey rising junior Erin LaMarca (Raynham, Mass./Bridgewater-Raynham Regional): Phi Alpha Theta (history)
  • Women's soccer May graduate Megan LeCours (Barre, Vt./Spaulding): Sigma Beta Delta (business, management and administration)
  • Women's volleyball rising senior Anna Lonczak (Pine Plains, N.Y./Stissing Mountain): Kappa Delta Pi (education)
  • Women's lacrosse May graduate Kate Martin (Mattapoisett, Mass./Bishop Stang): Pi Sigma Alpha (political science)
  • Men's swimming & diving rising senior Aidan Mulderrig (Rockville Centre, N.Y./South Side): Pi Sigma Alpha (political science)
  • Women's cross country rising junior Molly Nemes (Plymouth, Mass./Sturgis Public Charter School): Pi Sigma Alpha (political science)
  • Women's basketball rising senior Brianna Purcell (Bedford, N.H./Bedford): Psi Chi (psychology)
  • Women's volleyball May graduate Gabby Ratte (Kula, Hawaii/Seabury Hall/Colby-Sawyer): Psi Chi (psychology)
  • Nordic skiing rising senior Aimee Sala (Carrabassett Valley, Maine/Kents Hill School): Pi Sigma Alpha (political science)
  • Softball rising senior Julia Sevigny (Rocky Hill, Conn./Rocky Hill): Chi Alpha Sigma (National College Athlete Honor Society)
  • Women's cross country rising senior Rachel Sullivan (Scituate, Mass./Scituate): Chi Alpha Sigma (National College Athlete Honor Society)
  • Women's tennis rising senior Autumn Tamlyn (Silver Bay, N.Y./Queensbury): Chi Alpha Sigma (National College Athlete Honor Society)
  • Men's swimming & diving May graduate Pat Thornton (Lawrenceville, N.J./Lawrence): Beta Beta Beta (biology)
  • Women's soccer May graduate Sarah Williams (Bronx, N.Y./The Ursuline School): Omicron Delta Epsilon (economics)