Athletes Earn Conference All-Academic Honors
March 22, 2006

Randy Jones
(478) 301-2735

MACON, Ga.- A total of 60 Mercer University student-athletes in seven fall and winter sports earned Academic All-Conference accolades as recently announced by the Atlantic Sun Conference.

 

Leading the way with the highest percentage was women's cross-country, with more than 71 percent earning all-academic status, followed closely by the volleyball squad, with more than 69 percent gaining recognition.

 

To be named A-Sun All-Academic, a student-athlete must achieve a 3.0 or higher in the classroom during their semester of competition. The sports sponsored by the 11 conference members are cross-country, soccer, volleyball, basketball, tennis, golf, softball, baseball, indoor and outdoor track & field. Mercer does not sponsor indoor and outdoor track & field, but does sponsor air rifle.

 

The following student-athletes were named Academic All-Conference – listed by their respective sport:

 

Women's Cross Country (5)

Brittany Clark

Valerie Detrick

Deborah Jones

Elizabeth Orendorff

Brittany Wheeler

 

Men's Cross Country (5)

Stephen Byxbe

Giancarlo Calva

James Frye

Jason Morgan

Daniel Tanue

 

Women's Soccer (10)

Megan Armstrong

Rachel Astorino

Lauren Burch

Britni Combs

Jenna Goldszak

Deborah Lee

Heather Manting

Catherine Marshalek

Courtney Maxey

Chandler Tannery

 

Men's Soccer (14)

Alan Colgan

Nic Fulmer

Moises Kaufmann

James Klingler

Mark McKeever

Del Olaoye

Jason Prior

Ben Ragan

Will Ross

Brett Salsamendi

Wynn Trice

Nelson Waynesboro

Winston Wilks

Clifton Wilson

 

Volleyball (9)

Julie Darty

Allison Davis

Amanda Davis

Drennan Dexheimer

Kelly Jansen

Elizabeth Kane

Sarah Sears

Claire Tucker

Kellie Violette

 

Men's Basketball (7)

Ross Alacqua
Andrew Brown
Will Emerson
Micalvin Hammonds
Hrjove Pervan
Brian Pfohl
Jacob Skogen

 

Women's Basketball (10)

Chereese Bedingfield

Rosanna Davis

Megan delaRosa

Zsaquez Flucker

Courtney Hall

Karen Hickman

Erin Keller

Tanya Kessenich

Megan Lewis

Chelsea Seabron

 

 

 

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