Southland Conference Announces Commissioner’s Honor Roll for 2014 Fall Semester

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first_imgMcNeese State also had 84 student-athletes on the Commissioner’s Honor Roll including 13 individuals who posted a perfect 4.0 GPA throughout the fall semester. Of the 13, eight of the 4.0 student-athletes are members of the men’s and women’s cross country teams. Football, volleyball and soccer also had student-athletes with a 4.0 GPA. Football’s Mason Martin (math) and soccer’s Haley Lyons (psychology) were recognized earlier this year when they were named to their respected All-Academic team. Texas A&M-Corpus Christi boast 42 student-athletes to the Commissioner’s Honor Roll with 11 of those students posting a perfect 4.0 GPA for the fall semester. The men’s and women’s cross country team each had nine student-athletes represented including seven athletes with a 4.0 GPA. Volleyball had 11 members, two of whom posted a 4.0 while soccer had 13 athletes also with two students with a 4.0 GPA. This year’s list boasts four student-athletes of the year, three players of the year and a total of 163 student-athletes with perfect 4.0 grade-point averages during the fall semester. The honor roll includes student-athletes who took part in men’s and women’s cross country, football, volleyball and soccer. Southeastern Louisiana placed 85 student-athletes on the Commissioner’s Honor Roll with 21 posting a perfect 4.0 GPA. Football had six members with a perfect GPA with Joe Graves (social studies education), Jeremy Meyers (kinesiology/fitness & health performance), Jacob Newman, who was also named All-Academic (general studies), Terangi Phifer (kinesiology/fitness & health performance), Brent Wagner (kinesiology/fitness & health performance) and Cory Zunker (accounting). Five student-athletes were also named to their respected All-Academic team. (Fall 2014 Commissioner’s Honor Roll)FRISCO, Texas – A total of 932 student-athletes have been named to the Southland Conference Commissioner’s 2014 Fall Academic Honor Roll, the league office announced Thursday. Stephen F. Austin also boasted 73 student-athletes of the Commission’s Honor Roll highlighted by two student-athletes of the year. Volleyball senior Paige Holland was one of eight to post a perfect 4.0 GPA after being named student-athlete of the year (interdisciplinary studies). Soccer senior Morgan Glick was also named student-athlete of the year after posting a 3.17 GPA in kinesiology. Glick’s teammate Zuri Prince also made the honor roll after also being named athlete of the year (kinesiology). Lamar’s 79 student-athletes represented on the Commissioner’s Honor Roll included 18 athletes with a perfect 4.0 GPA. Highlighting the Cardinals was men’s cross country senior Sam Stabler who was also tabbed student-athlete of the year and athlete of the year after posting a 3.76 GPA in chemical engineering. Women’s cross country athlete of the year was also featured with a 4.0 in kinesiology. New Orleans had 10 student-athletes represented on the Commissioner’s Honor Roll with Kelsea Hundtoft (volleyball) posting a perfect 4.0 GPA while studying nursing. Volleyball lead all UNO teams with seven student-athletes while men’s and women’s cross country combined for three spots. Sam Houston State’s 89 student-athletes on the Commissioner’s Honor Roll includes 16 players with a perfect 4.0 GPA. Volleyball and soccer each yield six student-athletes with a 4.0 with Cherise Coleman (kinesiology), Michelle Griffith (food science and nutrition), Sarah Sherman (kinesiology), Carling Urben (animal science), Jordyn Vaughn (accounting), Deveney Wells-Gibson (business administration), Madison Bible (Interdisciplinary studies), Emily Edenstrom (general business), Ashley Fluty (health), Kylie Hambleton (management information systems), Megan Manis (kinesiology) and Jessica Toms (psychology). Three football players were also named to the All-Academic team with senior Lachlan Edwards posting a 4.0 in Kinesiology. The Southland Conference Commissioner’s Academic Honor Roll acknowledges participants in all sports sponsored by the league and its member institutions. The honor roll is released within 30 days at the conclusion of the fall and spring semesters, recognizing student-athletes who maintained a minimum 3.00 GPA. Student-athletes, nominated by their respective academic advisors, must have been eligible to compete in a conference sport during the academic year in which the nomination occurs. Of the 73 student-athletes represented on the Commissioner’s Honor Roll for Houston Baptist 11 of them posted a perfect 4.0 GPA. Soccer led all sports with five members receiving a 4.0 during the fall semester with Alessia Dal Monte (psychology), Morgan Dean (management), Taylor Gibson (journalism and mass communication), Blake Martin (nursing) and Charlotte Vancura (cinema and new media arts). Women’s cross country, football and volleyball each yielded two student-athletes with a perfect mark on the semester. Northwestern State had 96 student-athletes represented on the Commissioner’s Honor Roll including 12 athletes with perfect 4.0 GPAs. Seven of the 10 are soccer athletes with Yanci Johnson (masters in education), Joanna McFarling (scholar’s college), Peyton Rector (psychology), Alex Rios (biology), Nikki Saunders (biology) and Jackie Strug (scholar’s college). Northwestern State featured six men’s cross country and 41 football athletes while the women posted six women’s cross country athletes, 14 from volleyball and 29 student-athletes on the soccer team. Abilene Christian had 84 student-athletes on the Commissioner’s Honor Roll featuring 20 of whom posted a perfect 4.0 GPA. Women’s cross country sophomore student-athlete of the year Diana Garcia Munoz highlighted the list for the Wildcats with a 3.82 in accounting. Soccer featured 4.0 sophomore Kelise Roberts (biochemistry) who was also named to the All-Academic team. Other All-Academic team representatives include Angel Lopez (football), Nick Richardson (football) and Neely Borger (volleyball). Nicholls boasted 64 student-athletes of the Commissioner’s Honor Roll including nine students with a perfect 4.0 GPA for the fall semester. Women’s cross country and football each had two student-athletes with a 4.0 GPA, while volleyball had one. Soccer posted four student-athletes with a perfect GPA Kaitlyn Caro (nursing), Nicole Dupin (mass communication), Ainsley Pratt (biology-pre med/pre-dentistry) and Kristy Tatom (interdisciplinary studies). UIW  has 90 student-athletes represented on the Commissioner’s Honor Roll including eight members with a perfect 4.0 GPA. The Cardinal football team boasted four players on the All-Academic team including senior Horace Hayes who has a 3.91 in biochemistry. Sophomore Daryl Irby and juniors Padyn Giebler and Cole Wick were the other three All-Academic members for the Cardinals.Two institutions had 89 student-athletes represented on the honor roll with Central Arkansas and Sam Houston State. Central Arkansas posted 15 honorees with a perfect 4.0 grade-point average. Five student-athletes from Central Arkansas were also named All-Academic for their respected sports. Jatavious Wilson and Jonathan Woodard were named to football’s Al-Academic team. Alicia Dittrich and Evie Singleton were named to volleyball’s All-Academic team while Vanessa Randall was named to the soccer All-Academic team.last_img

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