Chase and Ludvigsen earn Academic All-Atlantic Sun honors

Wednesday, November 07, 2012

MACON, Ga. (Nov. 7, 2012) – ETSU men’s cross country’s Adam Chase (Kingsport, Tenn.) and Andres Ludvigsen (Odense, Denmark) earned Academic All-Atlantic Sun honors on Wednesday, announced by the league office.

Chase was one of three honorees to be unanimous selections as he carries a perfect 4.0 GPA as a Mathematics major. He earned second-team all-conference honors at the end of October with a personal-best time of 25:26.7. Ludvigsen holds a 3.71 GPA as a Pre-Business major in his junior year, and earned a 15th-place finish in last month’s conference meet.

USC Upstate’s Gilbert Kemboi was named Scholar-Athlete of the Year as he holds a 3.518 GPA as a Sociology major and is a three-time A-Sun individual champion.

MEN'S CROSS COUNTRY ACADEMIC ALL-CONFERENCE TEAM
*Adam Chase, ETSU (Sophomore | GPA: 4.00 | Mathematics)
*Ryan Burruss, Kennesaw State (Senior | GPA: 3.54 | Criminal Justice)
Anders Ludvigsen, ETSU (Junior | GPA: 3.71 | Pre-Business)
Jacob Law, Mercer University (Senior | GPA: 3.93 | Engineering)
Kyle Burton, Stetson University (Sophomore | GPA: 3.99 | Biochemistry)
Ben Wright, Lipscomb University (Sophomore | GPA: 3.84 | Business Management)
Ross Oden, USC Upstate (Junior | GPA: 3.379 | Chemistry)
* Unanimous Selection
(A tie in the voting led to an eight man Academic All-Conference selection)

The Bucs travel to Tallahassee, Fla. for the NCAA South Regional meet on Friday, hosted by Florida State.

For more information on Buccaneer cross country, visit www.ETSUBucs.com.

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