Covenant Has 76 Named To USA South All-Academic Team

Monday, June 18, 2018

The USA South Athletic Conference announced its 2017-18 All-Academic honorees on Monday and 76 Covenant student-athletes were recognized.

Beginning in 2017-18, the USA South made adjustments to its criteria for the academic honor.

Students must now produce at least a 3.30 GPA in both the fall and spring semesters to qualify for the award, an increase from the previous 3.0 GPA requirement. Additionally, the conference added an Awarded with Distinction honor for an athlete with a GPA of 3.90 or better in both semesters.

Of the 76 Covenant honorees, 11 were awarded with distinction.

This academic year, 1,446 students from across the USA South earned Academic All-Conference honors.

Women's soccer and baseball led all Covenant programs with 13 honorees apiece. Women's track and field had nine students earn the honor, with seven on the women's cross country team. Men's soccer also placed seven on the list, while softball and women's basketball had six each. The softball program led Covenant with three honorees on the Awarded with Distinction list.

Complete List of Covenant athletes honors (*awarded with distinction; 3.9 GPA in both fall and spring semesters).
Those with an asterisk (*) beside their name earned at least a 3.90 GPA in each semester and collected honors “With Distinction”.

Kirsten Aanensen*
Ken Alexander
Sophia Andre
Zach Atchison*
Kayla Bailey
Hannah Ball
Morgan Barney
Grace Bartelt
Riley Battenfield
Lindsey Beck
Olivia Becker
Jessica Bell*
Caleb Bloye
Drew Bradley
Stefon Bright
Matthew Broussard
Grace Buys
Adam Carver
Devin Cerrato
Ben Copeland
Jonathan Crossman
Anna Danek
Annie DeLuca
Morgan Douglass
Esther Eddy
Shade Epes
Margaret Fitch*
Kendyll Freeman*
Abby Gienapp
Rebekah Gravitt
Tristen Green
Emma Grimes
Aly Hall
Heather Hall*
Kaley Hallmark
Hannah Harris
Nathan Hawkins
Richie Hennessey
Hannah Hennigh
Lizzy Hightower
Mitchell Hollis
Luke Hunter
Aaron Innes
Jared Jauch
Landry Jenkins
Daniel Johnson
Jami Johnson*
Joni Johnson*
Mackenzie Jones
Chaz Kimbril
Katie LaPenna
Leif Le Mahieu
Noah Lee
Paul Lemay
Rachel Lemay
Nate Mackey
Erika Mast
Alexandra May
Schuyler Moore
John O’Carroll
Caroline Pepper
Colby Pepper
Grace Potter
Matt Reitz
Ryan Rhodes*
Michelann Settle
Lindsey Stephens
Haley Taylor
Matthew Tueller
Nathan Walker
Kelsey Westmoreland
Mariah Westra*
Tyrique Wilmore
Clara Dirske Wolfe*
Trey Wood
Elsa Woody


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