Twenty-six UNCG student-athletes take Academic All-SoCon honors
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Twenty-six UNC Greensboro student-athletes earned spots on the Spring Academic All-Southern Conference Team, the league office announced recently. The team included 320 student-athletes from all 12 member schools, representing the sports of men's and women's golf, men's and women's tennis, men's and women's outdoor track and field, baseball and softball.
To be eligible, student-athletes had to own a 3.2 cumulative grade point average entering the spring semester.
UNCG's softball team led the way for the Spartans with six selections, followed by men's outdoor track and field with five and women's golf and women's tennis with four each. Men's golf had three honorees, women's outdoor track and field had two and baseball and men's tennis had one each.
Fourteen of the 26 UNCG student-athletes sported a 3.5 gpa or better, led by women's golfer Sofia Aidemark's 3.92 effort.
Student-Athlete Cl. Hometown Sport GPA Major
Rob Gilliam Jr. Chapel Hill, N.C. Baseball 3.28 Political Science
Darragh Coghlan So. Dublin, Ireland Men's Golf 3.22 Physics
David Heyen Sr. New London, N.C. Men's Golf 3.41 Business Studies
John Isenhour So. Hickory, N.C. Men's Golf 3.38 International Business
Andrew Cline So. Washingtonville, N.Y. MO Track & Field 3.70 Undecided
Corey Bowen Jr. Asheville, N.C. MO Track & Field 3.74 Pre-Accounting
Justin Ruppe Jr. Rutherfordton, N.C. MO Track & Field 3.34 Bio-Chemistry (Pre-med)
Lincoln Bennett Jr. King, N.C. MO Track & Field 3.73 History
Ryan Solomon Jr. Hope Mills, N.C. MO Track & Field 3.34 Special Education
Andrey Bubnov Sr. Belgorod, Russia Men's Tennis 3.70 International Business
Emily Akiyama Jr. Kirkland, Wash. Softball 3.70 ESS - Sports Medicine
Kayla Hensley So. Durham, Calif. Softball 3.52 Elementary Education
Laura Olenderski Jr. Lewes, Del. Softball 3.75 Marketing
Lyndsay Mouse Sr. McGuire AFB, N.J. Softball 3.34 ESS - Sports Medicine
Mary Catherine Vercoe Sr. Signal Mountain, Tenn. Softball 3.61 Finance
Whitney Sirois Jr. Hope Mills, N.C. Softball 3.32 Nursing
Annelie Weimenhog Jr. Kattarp, Sweden Women's Golf 3.29 Commericial Recreation
Erica Creed So. Kernersville, N.C. Women's Golf 3.54 Communiations Studies
Jennifer Link Sr. Mooresville, N.C. Women's Golf 3.38 Speech Pathology
Sofia Aidemark Jr. Laholm, Sweden Women's Golf 3.92 Communiations Studies
Courtney Fawcett Jr. Chester, N.H. WO Track & Field 3.58 Nursing
Mary Ann Rutz Jr. Cary, N.C. WO Track & Field 3.65 ESS - Sports Medicine
Arielle VonStrolley Sr. Ocho Rios, Jamaica Women's Tennis 3.77 ESS - Sports Medicine
Jess Eblen Jr. Hendersonville, N.C. Women's Tennis 3.82 Political Science
Sarah Templeton Sr. Boulder, Colo. Women's Tennis 3.20 Social Work
Valerie Behr Jr. Wesel, Germany Women's Tennis 3.40 International Business