Thursday, January 29, 2009

ELMHURST, Ill. − With the first semester of the 2008-09 academic year in the books, The Summit League has announced its Academic All-League Teams for the fall season. A total of 450 Summit League student-athletes from men’s and women’s cross country, men’s and women’s soccer and volleyball have been honored for their academic excellence.


Oakland led the way with a league-best 65 selections to the Academic All-Summit League squad, edging out Western Illinois, which had 56. IPFW and South Dakota State each landed 52 student-athletes on the team, followed by IUPUI with 47. Centenary, North Dakota State and Oral Roberts all secured 38 selections to the team. Southern Utah (33 recipients) and UMKC (31 recipients) also had student-athletes recognized for their academic achievements. Of the 450 student-athletes that were honored, 54 posted perfect 4.0 grade-point averages during the fall semester.


In order to be selected to the Academic All-Summit League Team, a student-athlete must have a 3.0 or better grade-point average in the semester in which they compete and must use a year of eligibility.


Centenary           Faye Baker                              Fr.                Undeclared                              Alexandria, La.

Centenary           Sunny LaGrone                       Jr.                Spanish                                   Shreveport, La.

Centenary           Cara Miccoli                             Jr.                Biochemistry                           Anacoco, La.

Centenary           Alysha Wallace                       Sr.               Elementary Education              Garland, Texas

Centenary           Michael Haydel                        Sr.               Biology                                    Bossier City, La.

Centenary           Jonathan Martin                       Fr.                Undeclared                              Shreveport, La.

Centenary           Ashley Caldarola                     Sr.               Business Administration         San Antonio, Texas

Centenary           Lauren Cheaney                     Jr.                Neuroscience                          Coppell, Texas

Centenary           Catharine Depew                    So.               Accounting                              Katy, Texas

Centenary           Ashley Dolezel                        Fr.                Undeclared                              Rogers, Texas

Centenary           Catherine Donnelly                  Jr.                Math                                        Seabrook, Texas

Centenary           Chelsea Granger                     Fr.                Undeclared                              Lafayette, La.

Centenary           Deborah Hill                             Fr.                Undeclared                              Duson, La.

Centenary           Emily McManus                        Fr.                Undeclared                              Lafayette, La.

Centenary           Candace Rushing                    So.               Undeclared                              Cordova, Tenn.

Centenary           Madeline Weatherspoon         Jr.                Math                                        Longview, Texas

Centenary           Kristine Weaver                      Jr.                Biology                                    Prosper, Texas

Centenary           Edward Behrens                     Sr.               Business Administration         Pearland, Texas

Centenary           Jihad Elaydi                             Fr.                Undeclared                              Arlington, Texas

Centenary           Zachary Farrar                       So.               Finance                                   Fort Worth, Texas

Centenary           Todd Faulkinberry                   Jr.                Geology                                   Bossier City, La.

Centenary           Peter “Nick” Flowers               Fr.                Undeclared                              Shreveport, La.

Centenary           Micah Goodwin                       So.               Political Science                      Shreveport, La.

Centenary           Ian Osteen                               So.               Biology                                    Garland, Texas

Centenary           Marcos Rodriguez                   So.               Undeclared                              Mineola, Texas

Centenary           Garbriel Silvas                         Sr.               Accounting                              Euless, Texas

Centenary           William Todd                            Sr.               Business Administration         Lafayette, La.

Centenary           Rennie Walker                         So.               Undeclared                              Lake Charles, La.

Centenary           Timothy Watson                      So.               Undeclared                              Shreveport, La.

Centenary           Ashlee Freeman                      Sr.               Health/Exercise Science         Houston, Texas

Centenary           Taylor Gilmour                         Fr.                Undeclared                              Stuart, Fla.

Centenary           Christina Golden                      Fr.                Undeclared                              Moss Point, Miss.

Centenary           Brianna Kern                           Fr.                Undeclared                              Indianapolis, Ind.

Centenary           Jennifer Kunze                        Fr.                Undeclared                              Lago Vista, Texas

Centenary           Erika Lunsford                         Fr.                Undeclared                              North Richland Hills, Texas

Centenary           Caitlin Neese                           Fr.                Undeclared                              Grapevine, Texas

Centenary           Melissa Reed                           Fr.                Undeclared                              Pomona, Kan.

Centenary           Kayla Tibaldo                           Fr.                Undeclared                              Santa Fe, Texas