SPARTANBURG, S.C. – The Southern Conference announced Thursday its Academic All-Conference team for the 2012 spring season and UNCG placed 25 student-athletes on the 311-member squad. Teams eligible for spring recognition include baseball, softball, men’s and women’s golf, men’s and women’s outdoor track and field, and men’s and women’s tennis.
UNCG student-athletes receiving recognition include:
Adam Boghosian, R-Fr., 3.39 GPA, Pre-Business Administration -- Baseball
Zach Furl, Sr., 3.34 GPA , Finance – Baseball
Dylan Hathcock, So., 3.33 GPA , Pre-Business Administration – Baseball
Colin Chapman, Sr., 3.70 GPA, Business Administration – Men’s Golf
Robert Hoadley, Jr., 3.53 GPA, Marketing – Men’s Golf
Joey Thompson, Sr., 3.95 GPA, Finance – Men’s Outdoor Track & Field
John Teeter, So., 3.89 GPA, Entrepreneurship – Men’s Outdoor Track & Field
Brian Carrington, Sr., 3.75 GPA, Media Studies – Men’s Outdoor Track & Field
Paul Katam, So., 3.41 GPA, Pre-Nursing – Men’s Outdoor Track & Field
Tyron Alston, So., 3.32 GPA, Business Administration – Men’s Outdoor Track & Field
Chanon Varapongsittikul, So., 3.63 GPA, Pre-Finance – Men’s Tennis
Toni MacReynolds, So., 3.50 GPA, Psychology – Softball
Eileen Horsman, Jr., 3.49 GPA, Sociology – Softball
Courtney Taylor, Jr., 3.68 GPA, Recreation and Parks Management – Women’s Golf
Begona Sarabia, Sr., 3.44 GPA, Communications Studies – Women’s Golf
Ashley Schnell, R-Sr., 4.0 GPA, Musical Performance – Women’s Outdoor Track & Field
Chelsea Sumney, Jr., 3.70 GPA, Speech Pathology and Audiology -- Women’s Outdoor Track & Field
Shannon Hall, So., 3.68 GPA, Media Studies -- Women’s Outdoor Track & Field
Emily Vasquez, Jr., 3.68 GPA, Elementary Education - Women’s Outdoor Track & Field
Ginny Cronley, Jr., 3.62 GPA, English - Women’s Outdoor Track & Field
Shaina Sumney, Jr., 3.55 GPA, Speech Pathology and Audiology -- Women’s Outdoor Track & Field
Alex Whitehead, Jr., 4.00 GPA, Media Studies – Women’s Tennis
Lucy Dougherty, Jr., 3.95 GPA, Accounting – Women’s Tennis
Devon Sutherland, So., 3.81 GPA, Pre-Nursing – Women’s Tennis
Niltooli Wilkins, Jr., 3.32 GPA, Sociology – Women’s Tennis
Among the 311 student-athletes were at least 15 representatives from each of the 12 SoCon institutions. The group recorded a combined 3.60 grade point average on a 4.0 scale. The women’s outdoor track and field programs supplied the greatest number of honorees with 77, followed by men’s outdoor track and field with 53 and baseball with 50.
Nine student-athletes maintained perfect 4.0 cumulative GPAs, including UNCG’s Ashley Schnell and Alex Whitehead , Appalachian State’s David Port, Chattanooga’s Chris Berry, College of Charleston’s Kelly Kambourelis, Caroline Newman and Christin Newman, Elon’s Virginia Mayer and Wofford’s Katie Kessler.
To be eligible, student-athletes must carry at least a 3.3 cumulative grade point average entering the spring season and were required to compete in at least one-half of their team’s competitions during the recently-concluded spring campaign. In addition, the student-athletes must have successfully completed at least 24 credit hours in the previous two semesters.
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