GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG has placed 20 student-athletes on the 2017 Fall Academic All-Southern Conference Team, according to an announcement by the league office Tuesday. A total of 319 student-athletes across the SoCon were named to the team with women’s soccer earning the most recipients at 83.
The Spartan had eight members qualify from women's soccer, five from volleyball, three from men’s soccer, three from women’s cross country and one from men’s cross country.
To be eligible for the academic all-conference team, student-athletes must carry at least a 3.3 cumulative GPA entering the fall season and were required to compete in at least one-half of their teams’ competitions during the recently concluded fall campaign. In addition, the student-athletes must have successfully completed at least 24 credit hours in the previous two semesters. Fall sports eligible for the award include men’s and women’s cross country, football, men’s and women’s soccer and volleyball.
The Spartans also placed five student-athletes on the list with perfect 4.0 GPA’s on the fall Academic All-SoCon Team while the league as a whole had 15 student-athletes reach a perfect 4.0. Ashton Duty (Waxhaw, N.C/Cuthbertson) and Kaley Tucker (Littleton, Colo./Thunder Ridge) of women’s soccer, Kelsey Barrett (Huntsville, Ala./Buckhorn) and Kaitlyn Stone (Winston-Salem, N.C./West Stokes) of women’s cross country and Katie Wagner (Knoxville, Tenn./Hardin Valley Acaemy) earned the perfect 4.0 GPAs.
|William Sandin||Men's Cross Country||Jr.||3.58||Classical Studies|
|Kelsey Barrett||Women's Cross Country||So.||4.00||Undecided|
|Taylor Delaney||Women's Cross Country||So.||3.83||Undecided|
|Kaitlyn Stone||Women's Cross Country||So.||4.00||Sociology|
|Faisal Almubaslat||Men's Soccer||So.||3.82||Business Administration|
|Eric Gunnarsson||Men's Soccer||Sr.||3.70||Kinesiology|
|Matt Mattis||Men's Soccer||Jr.||3.62||Business Administration|
|Lauren Daniels||Women's Soccer||So.||3.75||Communication Studies|
|Ashton Duty||Women's Soccer||R-Fr.||4.0||Pre-Kinesiology|
|Hannah Hoeksema||Women's Soccer||Sr.||3.76||Nutrition|
|Maddie Hoffmann||Women's Soccer||So.||3.85||Special Programs|
|Grace Kennedy||Women's Soccer||R-Fr.||3.76||Speech Pathology|
|Cienna Rideout||Women's Soccer||So.||3.62||Information Supply Chain Management|
|Melanie Spensiero||Women's Soccer||Sr.||3.73||Kinesiology|
|Kaley Tucker||Women's Soccer||R-Fr.||4.00||Communucation Studies|
|Grace Howell||Volleyball||So.||3.32||Business Administration|
|Katie Wagner||Volleyball||Sr.||4.00||Elementary Education|
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