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Sophomore Zach Lifman, a Merrick resident and graduate of John F. Kennedy High School, of the Muhlenberg College men’s cross country team was named to the Centennial Conference Academic Honor Roll for excellence in the classroom and on the course.
Like Merrick Patch on Facebook by clicking here. To be named to the Academic Honor Roll, a student must be a sophomore or higher in class standing; a starter or key reserve on her team; and carry at least a 3.40 cumulative grade-point average. A physics major, Lifman helped the Mules improve their finish from last year at both the Centennial Conference Championships (fifth place) and NCAA Mideast Regional (15th). His top finish was 10th place at the Falcon Classic at Cedar Crest College, helping Muhlenberg to the team title. Junior Bobby McGetrick, a Merrick resident and Calhoun High School graduate, was the third Mule across the finish line at both the conference and regional meets. He was Muhlenberg’s top finisher at Lafayette’s Leopard Invitational and came in sixth at the Falcon Classic.