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UJ women’s track excels academically

Two University of Jamestown women’s track and field athletes earned 4.0 grade point averages and 15 were on the dean’s list for the spring semester.

Miranda Charley of North Branch, Minnesota and Rachel Perish of Browerville, Minnesota each earned 4.0 GPAs.

Jamestown native Kayla Schumacher, a senior, posted a 3.98, while Taylor Brown (Cavalier, North Dakota), Samantha Goff (Danvers, Minnesota) and Kayla Byle (Kalispell, Montana) each had 3.95s. Brooke Grooters of West Fargo finished at 3.94.

Others honored were Christa Lysne (3.85) and Jennifer Brandt (3.84) of Devils Lake, Caitlin Bossio (3.65) of Juneau, Alaska, Ashley Mueller (3.64) of Jamestown, Nichole Johansen (3.62) of Devils Lake, Bria Taber (3.58) of Jamestown, Megan Kratofil (3.55) from Hamilton, Montana and Ashley Bell, (3.53) of Golden, Colorado.

Additionally, Stephanie Erlandson of Breckenridge, Minnesota, finished with a career GPA of 4.0 through four years, earning the President’s Key as the highest ranking senior in the 2014 class. She graduated in December.

Nikki Iverson, a Jamestown native, student taught in the spring, but finished her academic career with a GPA of 3.58.

The Jimmies’ 33-member team’s GPA was 3.251.

Being on the dean’s list requires a GPA of 3.50 or better.