Elon Places 40 on Spring Academic All-SoCon Team

Posted by Press Release on June 18, 2014 at 5:55 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Elon University had 40 student-athletes selected to the Southern Conference Academic All-Conference team for the 2014 spring term the league office announced today, June 18. Elon’s 40 student-athletes were the second-most of any league institution.

A total of 312 student-athletes were selected to the academic all-conference team with all 11 SoCon member institutions being represented. The total was comprised of student-athletes in the sports of baseball, softball, men’s and women’s golf, men’s and women’s outdoor track and field, and men’s and women’s tennis.

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 spring campaign. In addition, the student-athletes must have successfully completed at least 24 credit hours in the previous two semesters.

Each of the league’s 11 schools placed at least 12 student-athletes on the team, with Elon trailing only Western Carolina by one honoree.

The league’s 11 women’s outdoor track and field programs provided the most academic all-conference members with 95, followed by the men’s outdoor track and field programs with 49 selections and baseball with 46.

Elon’s 2014 Spring Academic All-Southern Conference Honorees:

Baseball
John Antonelli, Blaine Bower, Quinn Bower, Michael Elefante, Grant Fisher, Brandon Kacer, Tyler Manez, Ryan Pennell

Men’s Golf
Will DiIanni, Jeff Krieger

Women’s Golf
Emily Brooks, Kathryn Buckingham, Sunna Vidisdottir

Women’s Outdoor Track and Field
Sabina Bains, Elyse Bierut, Kayleigh Birks, Marie Borowycz, Samantha Brown, Jenny Gallagher, Jennifer Jarvis, Megan Kirschling, Veronica Luedke, Erin Macbeth, Brennan McDavid, Jennifer Pash, Claire Smith,
Kaitlin Stober, Ellie Taff, Bria Turner

Softball
Emily Cameron, Grace Eng, Ali Ford, Lauren Oldham, Caitlin O’Shea

Men’s Tennis
Brian Kowalski

Women’s Tennis
Taylor Casey, Frida Jansaker, Jordan Johnston, Bryn Khoury, Barbora Lazarova


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