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Sixteen Baruch Student-Athletes To Receive CUNYAC Scholar-Athlete Certificates

Sixteen Baruch student-athletes have been honored for their success in the classroom and on the playing field by winning CUNYAC Scholar-Athlete Certificates for their hard work during the Fall 2003 Semester.

CUNYAC Executive Director Zak Ivkovic signed the certificates.

Men's soccer led with five student-athletes on the list.

The winners will receive their respective certificate at the athletic
banquet to take place in the spring.

The winners are as follows:

Women's Cross Country:
Cristina Scorza, 3.38 GPA
Liz Lushpenko, 4.00 GPA
Hana Pechackova, 3.73 GPA
Mercedes Zegarra, 3.40 GPA

Men's Soccer:
George Brown, 3.58 GPA
Evis Damianos, 3.30 GPA
Ahmed Doughri, 3.53 GPA
Dmitriy Kamenshchik, 3.21 GPA
Bogdan Radu, 3.23 GPA

Women's Tennis:
Tatiana Conboy, 3.21 GPA
Janna Derjavina, 3.71 GPA
Diana Moy, 3.30 GPA

Women's Volleyball:
Luwei Ding, 3.41 GPA
Safia Mian, 3.73 GPA
Robi Tse, 3.95 GPA
Susan Wu, 3.51 GPA

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Ranford Champagnie Named Mens Soccer Coach

The Baruch College Athletic Department today announced that assistant coach Ranford Champagnie has been promoted to mens soccer coach. The school also named Dima Kamenshchik as an assistant coach. Champagnie, 27, had been an assistant coach at Baruch since 2001. He enjoyed an outstanding three-year career at St. Johns, scoring five goals and 15 assists totals. The former midfielder, who holds a marketing degree from St. Johns, lives in Brooklyn with his wife, Christina, and his two year-old twin sons, Justin and Julian. Assistant Coach Dima Kamenshchik, 22, is a 1999 graduate of Edward R. Murrow High School in Brooklyn, N.Y. He played the last two seasons with the Bearcats and was a senior captain this past season. He will graduate in January 2004 with a degree in marketing management.

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Baruch Athletic Schedule: Upcoming Games

Saturday, December 27
--at Suffolk (Boston), 2:00 p.m. (Women)

Monday, December 29
vs. William Paterson, 3:00 p.m. (Women) (CUNYAC-NJAC Challenge)

Saturday, January 3
vs. Skidmore, 2:00 p.m. (Women)
at NYU, 3:00 p.m. (Men)

Monday, January 5
at Mount Saint Vincent, 7:00 p.m. (Men)

Wednesday, January 7
vs. John Jay, 5:30 p.m. (Women)
vs. John Jay, 7:30 p.m. (Men)

Monday, January 12
vs. Brooklyn, 6:00 p.m. (Men & Women)

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