Lee's German Named To Capital One Academic All-American

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Lee’s Hollie German continues to rack-up the honors as she closes out a brilliant four-year career. This week (Feb. 19) she earned a spot on the 2013-14 Capital One Academic All-America® Division II basketball team as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). Only five players, including German, were listed on the first team.

Over the past four seasons German has helped direct coach Marty Rowe’s club to 106 wins against only 18 defeats.

She has scored 2,098 career points, leaving her third on the all-time Lee scoring list.

The Lady Flames are currently 17-4 heading into their first final regular games, and then into NCCAA tournament play. After wins over Delta State and Christian Brothers last week, Lee is in first place in the Gulf South Conference with a 13-2 league mark.

German, who was named the Capital One Academic All-America® College Division Academic All-American of the Year in 2012-13, and her Flames’ teammates are in first place in the Gulf South Conference. German is Lee’s scorer with her 24.0 points per game. Away from the basketball arenas, she is a mathematics and secondary education major with a 3.95 G.P.A

Seniors Lauren Battista of top-ranked Bentley College was selected as the Academic All-America of the Year for Division II Women’s Basketball. Battista is concluding an outstanding career while leading Bentley to a 112-11 record during her four seasons

Twelve of the 15 members of the 2013 Capital One Academic All-America® NCAA Division II women’s basketball teams have at least a 3.90 G.P.A., with four student-athletes sporting a perfect 4.00 GPA. The five members of the first team have an average G.P.A. of 3.95

 


UTC's Eslinger Signs Two Wrestling Champions

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga wrestling coach Heath Eslinger added two signees to the Mocs recruiting class this week.  Illinois state champion Cody Minnick and junior college national champion Bryce Carr both inked National Letters of Intent to joins the Mocs in the fall. Carr is a native of Dublin, Ga., and was a 2013 Georgia state champion at West Laurens High ... (click for more)

Moc Golfers Third At SoCon Championships

The Chattanooga Mocs men’s golf team got off to a slow start tonight. If it were Election Day, coach Mark Guhne might have started crafting the concession speech. Instead, his Mocs bowed their backs and fought to the finish. “I knew we got off to a rough start, but I didn’t know how bad until I saw the scores at the turn,” Guhne said. “We were way back. I gotta hand it to them, ... (click for more)

Erlanger's Good Financial News Continues With $11.4 Million Profit For Past 3 Months; Profit At $25.3 Million After 9 Months

Erlanger Health System's good financial news keeps coming - with the announcement on Monday of a profit of $11.4 million for the past three months. Brit Tabor said the hospital has a profit of $25.3 million for the first nine months of the fiscal year. Kevin Spiegel, hospital president, said more good news is projected for the fourth quarter. Mr. Tabor said, "Our market ... (click for more)

Erlanger To Get $100 Million New Electronic Medical Records System

Erlanger Health System will be getting a new electronic medical records system costing just short of $100 million, Erlanger CEO and President Kevin Spiegel said Monday. He said the old Legacy IT system was the hospital's #1 dissatisfaction source. The hospital board is to be asked to approve the system, which will be paid for over several years, at the May board meeting. ... (click for more)

Shock Should Be At Low Teacher Salaries - And Response (4)

In a recent article, Commissioner Tim Boyd is quoted as being shocked at the "high" salaries of central office personnel. While I agree that their salaries are significantly more than what a classroom teacher could ever hope to make, I believe that his shock and disgust are misplaced.  Those salaries, when compared to private-sector jobs, are hardly out of line. Superintendent ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: ‘Licker’ Gets 55 Counts

In what was described as “a scene from some sick horror movie,” Giles County sheriff’s deputies and animal welfare officers raided the farm of known “Big Licker” Jeffery Alan Mitchell near Pulaski, Tn., last week and confiscated 55 Tennessee Walking Horses, all horribly malnourished and some that were so emaciated they could no longer walk. By Sunday, the horses were receiving medical ... (click for more)