PHILADELPHIA - The Ivy League released its list of student-athletes selected for Academic All-Ivy honors in winter sports for the 2008-09 season. The 80 men and women -- 10 of which were from Penn -- were starters or key reserves on an officially recognized varsity team with 3.0 or better cumulative grade point averages. Each institution nominated five men and women from its eligible student-athletes.
A member of the men’s track and field team, John Carelli was the triple jump champion at the Heptagonal Indoor Championships and second-team All-Ivy in the long jump. Currently a junior at Penn, Carelli is enrolled in Wharton with a finance, entrepreneurship and innovation major.
Bobby Dickey is a senior on the men’s squash team that finished seventh at the Collegiate Squash Association Team Championships. Dickey went .500 in 2009 playing as a regular in Penn’s ladder; he is an economics and psychology major.
Kevin Egee, a senior on the men’s basketball team, averaged 7.5 points and 2.3 rebounds per game and made seven starts for the Quakers in 2008-09. The Ridley Park, Pa., native is a sociology major.
Swimmer James Fee was one of Penn’s top swimmers in 2008-09. Fee finished as high as ninth at Ivy Championships and owns school records in the 500, 1000 and 1650 freestyle. The junior is a political science major at Penn.
Senior Ben Wieder, a fencer of the 2009 Ivy Championship team, is an honorable mention All-America and first-team All-Ivy in epee. Wieder is a physics major.
Anna Aagenes represents the women’s track and field team on the All-Academic list. The junior had a second-place finish in the 800 meters to tie for Penn’s best finish at Indoor Heps. Aagenes is currently a gender, culture & society major.
Carrie Biemer, a senior on the women’s basketball team, finished her career at Penn with more than 1,000 points. Captain her senior year, Biemer was named to the 2008-09 All-Ivy first team and a Philosophy, Politics & Economics (PPE) major.
Gymnast Jordan Brewer is a NCAA Regionals qualifier, first-team All-ECAC in the floor exercise, and second-team All-ECAC in the all-around. The 2008-09 captain holds the team’s best score on bars (9.825), three of the top five beam scores, and the top four floor scores. The senior is a Biological Basis of Behavior major.
Danielle Kamis is a member of the women’s fencing team and was an NCAA Championships qualifier and second-team All-Ivy team in foil. Kamis, a sophomore, has not declared her major.
Sydney Scott rounds out the list of recipients for the Quakers. The junior played primarily at the No. 2 spot of the ladder for the women’s squash team that finished fourth in the nation. Scott ended the season ranked eighth in the nation, earning first-team first-team All-Ivy. Scott is an economics major.