ATLANTA – With nine members of the Georgia State women’s golf team earning academic honors, the Panthers finished the spring with a 3.66 GPA, fourth-highest among all female sports during the semester.

Head coach Cathy Mant’s squad has a cumulative 3.68-grade point average which is the third-best among all Georgia State programs.

Senior Yasemin Sari, junior Jemima Gregson, sophomore Lexie Newhouse and freshman Petra Duran each earned President’s List honors for a GPA of 4.0 or higher.

Senior Emily Royer earned Dean’s List honors for a semester GPA of 3.5 or higher.

Graduate Nikki Wozniak, senior Paula Zabarte, sophomore Grace Choi and freshman Chloe Howard rounded out the group by earning Athletic Director’s Honor Roll recognition for a GPA of 3.0 or higher.

“Our team takes great pride in having one of the top grade point averages in the department each semester,” Mant said. “Our young ladies stepped up in the classroom once again and it was great to see nine of them earn academic honors.”

Georgia State student-athletes achieved a 3.14-grade point average for the spring 2018 semester, with 196 individuals earning academic honors, including 42 Panthers on the President’s List.


The 3.14-grade point average marks the 20th consecutive semester, dating back to 2008, that the Panthers have maintained a GPA (semester or cumulative) of 3.0 or higher.


Eight Georgia State programs earned a team GPA of 3.4 or higher for the spring, led by the women’s tennis team at 3.81 and women’s cross country at 3.80. Other top performing teams include beach volleyball (3.68), women’s golf (3.66), court volleyball (3.62), women’s soccer (3.56), women’s track and field (3.45) and men’s golf (3.40).

Georgia State concluded its season at the Sun Belt Championship last month. The Panthers will open the 2018-19 season in early September.