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Southern Conference announces TIAA-CREF Spring Academic All-Conference Teams
Monday, May 23, 2005
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (May 23, 2005) - The Southern Conference today announced its TIAA-CREF Academic All-Conference teams for the spring 2005 season. A total of 229 student-athletes, representing all 12 Southern Conference institutions were named to the team, including 12 ETSU student-athletes made the spring roster.
The 229 student-athletes averaged a 3.54 grade point average on a 4.0 scale.
To be eligible, a student-athlete must have at least a 3.2 cumulative grade point average and have competed in at least one-half of their team's competitions during the spring.
This is the third 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.
The men's and women's outdoor track and field squads combined for 79 student-athletes on the academic team with baseball adding 41. Furman had the most individuals selected with 34 honorees, followed by Appalachian State with 28 and Elon with 27.
From ETSU, members of the baseball team, Caleb Glafenhein (
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