Nine Bloustein School student-athletes recognized as Big Ten Distinguished Scholars

A school-record 87 Rutgers University student-athletes were recognized by the Big Ten Conference as 2018-19 Distinguished Scholars on Tuesday, July 9. Twenty Scarlet Knights with perfect 4.0 GPAs in 2018-19 and 34 repeat selections highlighted the list of student-athletes representing 22 RU athletic programs.

From that group, nine student-athletes in Bloustein School majors are represented. They are:


Patrick Walsh Cross Country So. Plan. & Pub. Policy/Political Science
Alanna Gollotto (2nd) Field Hockey Jr. Public Health
Dakota Pastore (2nd) Lacrosse Sr. Public Health
Christina Petito Lacrosse Jr. Public Health
Kori Warren (2nd) Rowing Sr. Planning and Public Policy
Abbey Saunders (2nd) Swim & Dive Sr. Planning and Public Policy
Sahbria McLetchie Volleyball Sr. Public Health
Stasa Miljevic Volleyball Jr. Public Health
Karysa Swackenberg (2nd) Volleyball Jr. Public Policy


(parenthesis) indicates repeat selection. BOLD indicates 4.0 GPA