Ten Student-Athletes Receive Academic All-Ivy League Honors
Courtesy: Columbia University

PRINCETON, N.J. – The Ivy League released its list of student-athletes selected for 2013-14 Academic All-Ivy honors in its winter sports on Wednesday, April 16 and 10 Columbia student-athletes were recognized for their achievements.

In order to be eligible for the Academic All-Ivy League squad, a student-athlete must have at least a 3.0 cumulative grade-point average, and have been a starter or key reserve on his or her team.

This year’s Columbia honorees included:

Jackie Dubrovich, So., Women's Fencing, Psychology (Riverdale, N.J.)
All-American; earned bronze medal in women’s foil at the NCAA Championships; second-team All-Ivy selection.

Nadia Eke, Jr., Women's Track & Field, Psychology (Accra, Ghana)
All-American; placed sixth in the triple jump at the NCAA Championships; won triple and long jump at the Ivy League Heptagonal Indoor Championships and set new school record with a 13.09m mark in the triple jump.

Brendon Fish, Jr., Men’s Track & Field, Computer Science (Madison, Conn.)

All-American; part of the Distance Medley Relay quartet that finished fifth at NCAA Indoor Championships; won 1,000-meter run and part of championship 4x800m relay squad at the Ivy League Heptagonal Indoor Championships.

John Gregorek, Sr., Men’s Track and Field, History (Seekonk, Mass.)
All-American; placed sixth in the mile run at the NCAA Indoor Championships; runner-up in the mile at the Ivy League Indoor Championships.

Jake Houldsworth, Sr., Wrestling, Economics (White Lake, Mich.)
Earned second-straight automatic bid into NCAA Championships; finished third at 165 pounds at the EIWA Championships; second on the team with 26 wins.

Marvellous Iheukwumere, Sr., Women’s Track & Field, Psychology (Austin, Texas)
Five-time Ivy League champion; placed third in the 60m and 200m at the Ivy League Heptagonal Indoor Championships; 2013 CoSIDA Academic All-District selection.

Alena Kluge, Sr., Women’s Swimming & Diving, Psychology (Macungie, Pa.)
Repeated as 200 IM champion at the Ivy League Championships; undefeated in 200 IM in dual meets this past season.

Kevin Quinn, Jr., Men’s Swimming & Diving, Statistics (Evanston, Ill.)
NCAA Championship qualifier in the 200 butterfly; broke the school record in 200 butterfly and placed second at the Ivy League Championships.

Will Spear, Jr. Men’s Fencing, English and Comparative Literature (Wynantskill, N.Y.)
Third-team All-America after placing 12th in men’s sabre at the NCAA Championships; picked up 33 wins during dual-match season.

Sarah Yee, So., Women's Fencing, Political Science (Sacramento, Calif.)
Competed at the NCAA Championships in the women's sabre; won 43 bouts during the dual meet season.