GREENVILLE, SC – Nearly 800 student-athletes, including 29 from Francis Marion University, have been named to the Conference Carolinas 2022-23 Winter and Spring Academic All-Conference Teams Presented by Barnes & Noble College.
**********Emma Moberg, softball pitcher from Northwest Guilford High School, has made the grade**********
The Patriots who were honored are baseball players Adam Creswell (Fairfax, SC), Tyler Davis (Myrtle Beach, SC), Chas DeBruhl (Kershaw, SC), Robbie Jordan (Florence, SC), Naphis Llanos (Sanford, FL), Caleb Oakley (Mullins, SC), Isaac Schuck (Reno, NV), and Tanner Wakefield (Gainesville, GA); men’s basketball players Jarrod Woodland (Florence, SC) and Yohan-Steve Yebga (Paris, Francis); and women’s basketball players MiLeia Owens (Charlotte, NC) and Lauryn Taylor (Blythewood, SC).
Also, softball players Rachel Davis (Mechanicsville, VA), Danielle Karacson (Bartow, FL), Casey Kurent (Auburndale, FL), Megan Matsil (Indian Trail, NC), Emma Moberg (Stokesdale, NC/Northwest Guilford High School), Laurin Nodine (Wellford, SC), Savana Rosson (Gilbert, SC), Lauren Smallwood (Waycross, GA), Katie Smith (Greenwood, SC), and Grace Trautman (Burlington, WI).
Also, men’s tennis players Liam Day (Edenvale, South Africa) and Adam Ernberg (Solvesborg, Sweden); women’s tennis players Camryn Cassetori (Plains, PA) and Gabriel Karatantcheva (Sofia, Bulgaria); men’s track and field athlete Cullen Dore (Myrtle Beach, SC); and women’s track and field performers Annalena Griffin (Taylors, SC) and Haizley Herndon (Myrtle Beach, SC).
Dore, Griffin, and Herndon were also named to the Fall Academic All-Conference Team as cross country runners.
The Conference Carolinas Academic All-Conference teams consist of junior and senior student-athletes who competed in a conference-sponsored sport and maintained a cumulative grade-point average of 3.25 or higher on a 4.0 scale in all work completed at their member institution. Each student-athlete must have attended their member institution for at least one academic year.
“It’s really special for us to be able to honor these numerous student-athletes who continue to show their commitment in all areas,” Commissioner Chris Colvin said. “We strive daily to develop champions in body, mind and soul in Conference Carolinas, and this continues to further the point that our amazing student-athletes truly want to continue to lead the way by focusing their efforts in the classroom as well.”