Forty-five Bucs earn Spring Academic All-SoCon honors
Forty-five Bucs earn Spring Academic All-SoCon honors
Friday, June 12, 2015

The 45 All-Academic honors the most of any Southern Conference school.

 SPARTANBURG, S.C. (June 12, 2015) – Forty-five ETSU student-athletes earned spots on the Spring 2015 Academic All-Southern Conference team, the league office announced Friday.  

ETSU led the conference with 45 total selections, including 10 in men’s outdoor track and field, eight in baseball, seven in softball, five in men’s tennis and four in men’s golf. All league highs in those sports.

ETSU’s Adam Chase (Kingsport, Tenn.), Brooke Baxter (Jasper, Tenn.), Casey Homer (Whitesburg, Tenn.) and Verena Tobis (Dusslingen, Germany) were among 10 other SoCon student-athletes to maintain a perfect 4.0 cumulative grade point averages. The four Bucs with perfect GPA’s was the most by any school.

Notable athletes to make the list are junior Gudmundur Kristijansson (IDK) from men’s golf who registered a 3.73 GPA while making a run in the NCAA Championships. In women’s golf Vivienne Chin (Kota Kinabalu, Sabah Malaysia) posted a 3.45 GPA while Dominika Czudkova (Cesky Tesin, Sabah Malaysia) registered a 3.98 GPA as both earned All-Conference honors. While being named the recipient of the SoCon Sportsmanship Award, Jessica Brumit (Elizabethton, Tenn.) from women’s tennis posted a 3.98 GPA.

To be eligible for the academic all-conference team, student-athletes must carry at least a 3.3 cumulative GPA entering the spring season and were required to compete in at least one-half of their teams’ competitions during the recently concluded campaign. In addition, the student-athletes must have successfully completed at least 24 credit hours in the previous two semesters.

ETSU Honorees:

Name

Sport

GPA

Major

Connor Bartow

Baseball

3.87

Health Sciences

Chris Cook

Baseball

3.74

Pre-Business

Zach Thompson

Baseball

3.71

Biology

Jeremy Taylor

Baseball

3.61

Management

Jamin McCann

Baseball

3.61

Exercise Science

Jordan Sanford

Baseball

3.52

Management

Daniel Tucker

Baseball

3.47

Health Sciences

Jimmy Nesselt

Baseball

3.38

Accounting

Gudmundur Kristjansson

Men’s Golf

3.73

Physics

Tom Heggarty

Men’s Golf

3.50

Finance

Adrian Meronk

Men’s Golf

3.50

Finance

Rhys Pugh

Men’s Golf

3.41

Sport Management

Adam Chase

Men’s outdoor track & field

4.00

Mathematics

Spencer Keck

Men’s outdoor track & field

3.89

Health Sciences

Blake Isom

Men’s outdoor track & field

3.85

Criminal Justice

Christopher Winkle

Men’s outdoor track & field

3.80

Exercise Science

Filip Jalovy

Men’s outdoor track & field

3.64

Sport Management

Matthew Warriner

Men’s outdoor track & field

3.57

Exercise Science

Samuel Barton

Men’s outdoor track & field

3.55

History

Charles Goins

Men’s outdoor track & field

3.52

Interdisciplinary Studies

Jacob Dunlap

Men’s outdoor track & field

3.44

Pre-Business

James Miller

Men’s outdoor track & field

3.40

Exercise Science

Connor Huertas Del Pin

Men’s Tennis

3.95

Pre-Business

Ismael Merino

Men’s Tennis

3.90

Pre-Business

Rogerio Ribeiro

Men’s Tennis

3.69

Finance

Sebastian Yllera

Men’s Tennis

3.68

Pre-Business

David Biosca

Men’s Tennis

3.55

Pre-Business

Brooke Baxter

Softball

4.00

Health Sciences

Casey Homer

Softball

4.00

Business Administration

Bethany Cowart

Softball

3.99

Exercise Science

Kelsey Chemak

Softball

3.94

Marketing

Samantha Carpenter

Softball

3.49

Physical Education

Danielle Knoetze

Softball

3.39

Health Sciences

Whitney Leon

Softball

3.32

Exercise Science

Dominika Czudkova

Women’s Golf

3.98

Pre-Business

Rachel Pollock

Women’s Golf

3.46

Exercise Science

Vivienne Chin

Women’s Golf

3.45

Exercise Science

Verena Tobis

Women’s outdoor track & field

4.00

Mass Communications

Sammie Dunlay

Women’s outdoor track & field

3.67

Public Health

Ashley Kessler

Women’s outdoor track & field

3.62

Elementary Education

Nicole Alexander

Women’s outdoor track & field

3.57

Sport Management

Victoria Hutchens

Women’s outdoor track & field

3.56

Allied Health

Tyesha Jones

Women’s outdoor track & field

3.31

Criminal Justice

Lyn Yee Choo

Women’s Tennis

3.99

Computing

Jessica Brumit

Women’s Tennis

3.98

Exercise Science