Georgia Southern Student-Athletes Honored by SoCon
SPARTANBURG, S.C. Nine Georgia Southern University student-athletes were honored by the Southern Conference for academic excellence during the 2007-08 winter season. A total of 137 student-athletes from five sports and 11 institutions were honored by the Southern Conference.
The 137 student-athletes averaged a 3.56 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 winter season and must have competed in at least one-half of their team’s competitions during the recently-concluded campaign.
Georgia Southern women’s basketball player Jessica Geiger (Stone Mountain, Ga.), posted a 4.0 grade point average during the 2007-08 winter season.
Listed below are Georgia Southern’s Honor Roll recipients by sport, hometown (Previous Institution), class distinction during the 2007-2008 winter season and major.
Warner Robbins (Northside) Kenith Ward, Junior, Civil Engineering Technology
Stone Mountain (Parkview) Jessica Geiger, Sophomore, Pre-Marketing
Newnan (Newnan) Ashley Melson, Junior, Psychology
WOMEN’S INDOOR TRACK AND FIELD
Lilburn (Brookwood) Melanie Trumbo, Sophomore, Natural and Cultural Resource Management
Snellville (Brookwood) - Abby Bloom, Senior, Hotel & Restaurant Management
Manchester (Manchester) Demetrise Anthony, Sophomore, Pre-Business
Cartersville (Cartersville) Laura Fuller, Sophomore, Chemistry
Kennesaw (Harrison) Jessica Irizarry, Sophomore, International Trade
Stone Mountain (Lithonia) Shauntel Jennings, Junior, Exercise Science
- Category: Athletics
- Published on Thursday, 24 April 2008 00:04