28 UTC Athletes Earn All-Southern Conference Academic Team

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga athletics program capped off a strong first half to the 2013-14 school year with 28 student-athletes making the Fall Academic All-Southern Conference Team.  It is the second-most Mocs on the fall squad in school history, trailing only the 36 that received the honor in 2010. 

To be eligible for the academic all-conference team, student-athletes must carry at least a 3.3 cumulative grade-point-average entering the fall season and compete in at least one-half of their teams’ competitions. In addition, the student-athletes must have successfully completed at least 24 credit hours in the previous two semesters.

Three Mocs maintained a 4.0 cumulative g.p.a., including soccer’s Skylar Brewer and Clare Latham and cross country’s Patrick O'Brien.  Soccer and men’s cross country led the way with eight selections each, followed by five from football, four from volleyball and three from the women’s cross country team. 

Some notable Mocs on the team include football 2013 SoCon Defensive Player of the Year Davis Tull, who has a 3.52 g.p.a. as a Health & Human Performance major.  2013 SoCon Cross Country Runner of the Year Teghan Henderson also made the list with a 3.81 g.p.a.  Men’s cross country runners Mark Cole (3.86 – Biochemistry) and Lucas Cotter (3.80 – M.B.A.) were All-SoCon performers who also made the all-academic team. 

 

 

2013 Fall Academic All-SoCon Team

 

 

 

Name

Year

Hometowm

Sport

G.P.A.

Major

C.J. Murrell

Sr.

Hendersonville, Tenn.

Football

3.40

Civil Engineering

Kevin Niethammer 

Fr.

Maryville, Tenn. 

Football

3.77 

Business

Nick Pollard 

Jr.

Smyrna, Tenn. 

Football

3.66 

Criminal Justice

Beau Simmons 

Fr.

Chattanooga, Tenn. 

Football

3.48 

Mechanical Engineering

Davis Tull 

Jr.

Knoxville, Tenn. 

Football

3.52 

Health & Human Performance

Mark Cole 

Sr. 

 McKenzie, Tenn.

Men's Cross Country 

3.86 

Biochemistry

Lucas Cotter

Sr. 

Collierville, Tenn. 

Men's Cross Country  

3.80 

M.B.A.

Zachary Darby 

So. 

Knoxville, Tenn. 

Men's Cross Country  

3.39 

Biology

John Gilpin 

Sr. 

Nashville, Tenn. 

Men's Cross Country  

3.76 

Health & Human Performance

Trevor Janssen 

So. 

Jordan Station, Ontario 

Men's Cross Country  

3.32 

Health & Human Performance

Matthew Marshall 

So. 

Signal Mountain, Tenn. 

Men's Cross Country  

3.50 

Nursing

Patrick O'Brien 

Jr. 

Chattanooga, Tenn. 

Men's Cross Country  

4.00 

Biochemistry

Paul Stuart 

So. 

Brentwood, Tenn. 

Men's Cross Country  

 3.90

Engineering

Julimar Alvarado

So. 

San Juan, Puerto Rico 

Volleyball 

3.56 

 Engineering

Catherine Chason 

So. 

Alpharetta, Ga. 

Volleyball  

3.57 

Health & Human  Performance

Lauren Gainer

So. 

Boca Raton, Fla. 

Volleyball  

3.82 

 Psychology

Sarah Batterton 

So. 

Colbert, Wash. 

Volleyball  

3.89 

Nursing 

Rebecca Greenwall 

Jr. 

Bogart, Ga. 

Women's Cross Country 

3.90 

 Nursing

Teghan Henderson 

So. 

Pickering, Ontario 

Women's Cross Country 

3.81 

Undecided 

Keeley Stewart 

Jr. 

Winchester, Tenn. 

Women's Cross Country 

3.54 

 Education

Andria Aurand

Sr. 

Hixson, Tenn. 

Soccer

3.52 

Health & Human  Performance 

Skylar Brewer 

So. 

Farragut, Tenn. 

Soccer 

4.0

Biology

Sarah Ghale 

So. 

Fayetteville, Tenn. 

Soccer 

 3.71

Health & Human  Performance 

Clare Latham 

So. 

Cordova, Tenn. 

Soccer 

4.0 

Education

Crystal Mackezyk 

Jr. 

Columbia, Tenn. 

Soccer 

3.43 

 Nursing

Taylor Mangrum 

Sr. 

Franklin, Tenn. 

Soccer 

 3.82

 Rehabilitation Science

Loryn Queen 

So. 

Lanesville, Ind. 

Soccer 

3.59 

Health & Human  Performance 

Lauren Thomas

So. 

Germantown, Tenn. 

Soccer 

3.81 

Health & Human  Performance 


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