Georgia Southern Student-Athletes Honored by SoCon
SPARTANBURG. S.C. 25 Georgia Southern University student-athletes were honored by the Southern Conference for academic excellence during the 2008 spring season. A total of 243 student-athletes from eight sports and 11 institutions were honored by the Southern Conference.
The 243 student-athletes averaged a 3.54 grade point average on a 4.0 scale. This is the sixth consecutive year that the SoCon has named an All-Academic Team by season.
To be eligible, a student-athlete must have at least a 3.2 cumulative grade point average entering the spring season and must have competed in at least one-half of their team’s competitions during the recently-concluded campaign.
This is the sixth year that the Southern Conference has named an All-Academic Team by season.
Listed below are Georgia Southern’s Honor Roll recipients by sport, hometown (Previous Institution), class distinction during the 2008 spring season and major.
Dahlonega (Lumpkin County) David Richardson, Senior, Exercise Science
Roswell (Roswell) Brian Pierce, Junior, Finance
LaGrange (LaGrange) Drew Murray, Junior, Public Relations
Marietta (Kell) A.J. Gilbert, Sophomore, Finance
Strasburg, Pa. (Lampeter-Strasburg) Chris Shehan, Junior, Accounting
Moultrie (Colquitt County) Aaron Eubanks, Senior, Education
Rocky Mount, N.C. (S.W. Edgecomb) Spencer Fulford, Sophomore, Pre-Business
Barcelona, Spain (San Ignacio Sarria) Borja Malet, Sophomore, Pre-Business
Antwerp, Belgium (Keystone) Gregory Bekkers, Sophomore, Public Relations
Mortsel, Belgium (St. Gabriel) Joris De Weerdt, Junior, Chemistry
Georgia, Vt. (Essex) Aubrey Thweatt, Senior, Exercise Science
Norcross (Norcross) Nina Iduate, Sophomore, Math
McDonough (Union Grove) Lindsey Hopkins, Sophomore, Exercise Science
WOMEN’S OUTDOOR TRACK AND FIELD
Newnan (Newnan) Katie Abercrombie, Sophomore, Pre-Nursing/Nursing
Kennesaw (Harrison) Jessica Irizarry, Sophomore, International Trade
Snellville (Brookwood) - Abby Bloom, Senior, Hotel & Restaurant Management
Lilburn (Brookwood) Melanie Trumbo, Sophomore, Natural and Cultural Resource Management
Cartersville (Cartersville) Laura Fuller, Sophomore, Chemistry
Stone Mountain (Lithonia) Shauntel Jennings, Junior, Exercise Science
Manchester (Manchester) Demetrise Anthony, Sophomore, Pre-Business
Fairfax, Va. (Chantilly) Kristi Kegerreis, Sophomore, Pre-Exercise Science
Winter Springs, Fla. (Winter Springs) Shea Huxtable, Junior, Early Childhood Education
Acworth (Kell) Christine Caforio, Sophomore, Sport Management
Cartersville (Cartersville) Jessica Fuller, Sophomore, Pre-Nursing/Nursing
Duluth (Peachtree Ridge) Emma Knight, Junior, Public Relations
- Category: Athletics
- Published on Tuesday, 27 May 2008 00:13