Nine UNCG student-athletes named to Academic All-Conference team
SPARTANBURG, SC – Nine UNCG students were named to the TIAA-CREF Academic All-Conference teams for the 2006-07 winter season. A total of 118 student-athletes, representing all Southern Conference institutions, were named to the team.
Among the nine Spartan student-athletes, junior Jasmine Dixon of the women’s basketball team recorded an UNCG best 4.00 grade point average.
To be eligible, a student-athlete must have at least a 3.2 cumulative grade point average entering the spring of 2007 and have competed in at least one-half of their team’s competitions during the winter.
This is the fourth year that the Southern Conference has named an All-Academic Team by season. The all-academic teams are made possible by a grant from the Southern Conference’s Education Partner, TIAA-CREF.
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UNCG students are listed below according to sport. Included are the year, hometown and major.
Men’s Indoor Track & Field
Nicolas Vaccaro Sr. Hillsborough, NJ English