20 Panthers Named to Gulf South Fall Honor Roll

By  //  February 9, 2014

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Krause, Abad hold TEAM'S highest GPAs

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The 2013 Florida Panther football team placed 20 players on the GSC honor roll. (Florida Tech image)

BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Twenty members of Florida Tech’s inaugural football team have earned recognition on the Gulf South Conference Fall Academic Honor Roll.

Chase Krause, a chemical engineering major, has the highest cumulative GPA among the Panthers through the fall semester at 3.90

Chase Krause, a chemical engineering major, has the highest cumulative GPA among the Panthers through the fall semester at 3.90. (Florida Tech image)

Steve Englehart

Steve Englehart

“These 20 young men are great examples of what all of our players are striving to be,” head coach Steve Englehart said. “They are getting it done both on the field and in the classroom.”

FIT’s honorees include Manny Abad, Alex Brack, Devin Frutchey, Jaz Gamble, Tyler Grow, Kyle King, Chase Krause, Kaleb Leach, Matt Nelson, Chung Oh, Rasheed Oliver, Vince Perry, J.J. Sanders, Aneus Sangster, Wayne Saunders II, Ramsey Sellers, Chris Stapleton, Kyle Stevens and Preston Tagaras and Nevada Weaver.

Manny Abad

Manny Abad

Krause, a chemical engineering major, has the highest cumulative GPA among the Panthers through the fall semester at 3.90. Abad, who is majoring in accounting, holds the second highest GPA at 3.79 and leads the entire team in community service hours.

To qualify for the honor roll, student-athletes must have earned a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher through the fall 2013 semester. Those who did not compete against outside competition were not eligible.

CLICK HERE to view the GSC’s entire fall academic honor roll, please click on the link below the picture for this article.


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