Firstie Jacob Hurtubise of Army West Point baseball, yearling Natalie Murphy of the rabble rousers and firstie Macey Newbary of softball were named the Corps Squad Scholar Athletes of the Month for April.
In the classroom, Hurtubise maintains a 3.697 cumulative grade-point average as an Operations Research major. He has been on the Dean's List every semester he has been enrolled at the Academy and has never had a semester GPA lower than 3.4. The Zionsville, Ind., native is branching Air Defense Artillery following graduation this spring. 2019 was a banner year on the diamond for Hurtubise as he set the Army single season record in runs, walks, stolen bases. He also broke the Patriot League career record for walks and stolen bases, while also leading the league in batting average and hits.
In the classroom, Murphy has excelled with a 3.79 cumulative GPA. She is a recipient of the Distinguished Cadet Award for maintaining a 3.67 GPA or higher. The Massapequa Park, N.Y., native has earned Dean's List status every semester of her academic career. She was recently selected to study abroad at the Spanish Military Academy (AGM) in Zaragoza, Spain Murphy has been successful in all pillars, with a 3.21 physical average and a 3.10 military GPA.
Newbary is a Geography major with a cumulative GPA of 3.032 She was named to the 2019 Patriot League Academic Honor Roll. The senior has been a steady presence as a standout starting pitcher for the team. She was named to the 2018 All-Patriot League Tournament Team. Off the field, her leadership and mentorship to younger players has helped the team achieve five academic terms in a row of increasing team GPA. Read more.