DOVER, Del.- Eight members of the Delaware State University equestrian team have been cited by the National Collegiate Equestrian Association for their success in the classroom.
The NCEA this week announced its annual academic awards, including its All-Academic Teams and Academic Honor Roll.
Delaware State University's Heather Hotz (sr.) is listed on the 2013-14 NCEA Academic All-America First Team. First team honorees must have competed in 70 percent of the school's meets and have a cumulative grade-point-average of at least 3.5 on a 4.0 scale.
Hornet sophomore Alexis Gratkowski has earned NCEA All-Academic Second Team honors. Second team riders must have competed in 60 percent of her team's meets, while maintaining a GPA of at least 3.25.
Delaware State's Brianna Fedorkowicz (jr.), Cailynn Fedorkowicz (jr.) and Kali Voshell (jr.) have earned NCEA Academic All-America Honorable Mention; while Jere' Hutson (sr.), Tiffany Lee (so.) and Lauren Voss (sr.) have earned selection to the NCEA Academic Honor Roll.