Bevillard and Fulford Named 2010 Scholar Athletes of the Year
STATESBORO, Ga. – The Annual Georgia Southern Scholar Athlete Awards Banquet was held Monday evening on the campus of Georgia Southern University recognizing distinguished student athletes in all sports. Caroline Bevillard and Spence Fulford were honored as the 2010 Scholar Athletes of the Year for their efforts in the classroom and in athletics.
Bevillard, a member of the swimming and diving team, sports a 3.96 GPA in Sport Management. The junior holds several University records and has been a member of the team for three seasons. She was named All-Conference her freshman campaign and broke the school record in the 200 Freestyle at the CCSA Championships her sophomore season. Bevillard has been a member of the President’s List four semesters of her collegiate career.
Representing the men’s golf team, Fulford, a senior, carries a 3.68 GPA in Management. During fall competition, Fulford tied the all-time low round in program history, launching a 63. Fulford helped lead the Eagles to their first NCAA Regional since 2006 last season where he finished fifth individually after shooting a then-best 54-hole total 205 (-8). Fulford was most recently named to the President’s List for Fall 2009.
A program for the banquet is attached to this release that names all scholar athletes at Georgia Southern.
The following student-athletes were recognized for their respective sports:
Gregory Bekkers (Men’s Tennis)
JoAnn Benson-Jaja (Track & Field)
Caroline Bevillard (Swimming & Diving)
Kevin Bowles (Baseball)
Michelle Carlson (Women’s Soccer)
Spence Fulford (Golf)
Jessica Geiger (Women’s Basketball)
Danny Hall (Men’s Soccer)
Cristin Haines (Volleyball)
Nina Iduate (Softball)
Brittani Martin (Cross Country)
Chris Rogers (Football)
Melanie Rolle (Women’s Tennis)
Colby Wohlleb (Men’s Basketball)
- Category: Athletics
- Published on Monday, 12 April 2010 22:19