ROME, Ga. – The USA South Athletic Conference released its annual Academic All-Conference team on Friday morning.
With 35 student-athletes earning a spot on the list, Mary Baldwin University set a new department record, breaking its former record of 33 selections.
This year, a total of 1,441 student-athletes earned academic honors from the league. To be eligible, a student-athlete must maintain at least a 3.30 GPA in each the fall and spring semester, while senior student-athletes must hold a 3.30 in the first semester of the year. In addition, a student-athlete that maintains a 3.90 GPA or higher in both semesters is named "With Distinction".
The MBU women's track & field teams topped the department with seven student-athletes and also finished the year with the highest team GPA, trailed closely by the women's cross country team.
Below is a list of the Fighting Squirrels named to the all-academic team. To view the entire academic all-conference list, CLICK HERE.
USA South Academic All-Conference Honorees
|Erika Ankiewicz||Obdulio Argueta||Sesaly Barden||Geddy Bartosch||Alli Bascunan*|
|Blanca Beltran||Katherine Bernal Vigil||Michaela Beverly||Nicole Blackburn||Asia Burton|
|Leah Calhoun||Jade Doswell||Helen Gutierrez||Jessica Hall||Tayla Jay-Bryner|
|Conor Keenan||Kristy Kelley*||Colette Levens*||Elyse Levens*||Parker Moore|
|Quinland Musgrove||Jasmine Nuako||Lucie Oechslin||Maggie Olshove||Guadalupe Reyes|
|Jaquelin Rosas||Demet Saygili||Brittany Sharon||Lindsay Simmons||Brittany Tenn|
|Kayley Turner||Adrieanna Vest-Turner||Kristi Walsh*||Nisa Warda||Romajin Williams|
* Deontes honors "With Distinction" / Bold notates senior student-athlete