Sixteen Elon Student-Athletes Named Academic All-Conference

SPARTANBURG, S.C. – The Southern Conference announced today, April 3, its Academic All-Conference team for the 2012-13 winter season. Elon had 16 student-athletes receive academic all-conference honors from all three sponsored winter sports.

The 177 student-athletes on the team surpassed last year’s winter total by 19. All 12 SoCon institutions were represented on the team, which honored student-athletes from men’s and women’s basketball, men’s and women’s indoor track and field and wrestling.

To be eligible, student-athletes must carry at least a 3.3 cumulative GPA entering the winter season and were required to compete in at least one-half of their teams’ competitions during the recently concluded winter campaign. In addition, the student-athletes must have successfully completed at least 24 credit hours in the previous two semesters.

The league’s 12 women’s indoor track and field teams provided the most academic all-conference members with 72, followed by men’s indoor track and field with 52 and women’s basketball with 36.

Among member institutions, Appalachian State led all schools with 28 members on the academic all-conference team.

Elon’s 2012-13 Winter Academic All-Conference Honorees:

Men’s Basketball
Egheosa Edomwonyi
Jack Isenbarger

Women’s Basketball
Sam Coffer
Kelsey Evans
Ali Ford
Kelsey Harris
Zora Stephenson

Women’s Indoor Track & Field
Kayleigh Birks
Haylee Dawe
Jenny Gallagher
Veronica Luedke
Brennan McDavid
Janelle McNeil
Christine Pacewicz
Ellie Taff
Emily Tryon