26 Jaguars Receive D2 ADA Academic Achievement Award

26 Jaguars Receive D2 ADA Academic Achievement Award
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Division 2 Athletic Directors Association has announced the 2015-16 recipients of the D2 ADA Academic Achievement Award and 26 student-athletes from Augusta University were honored with the accolade.

There were a total of 360 Peach Belt Conference student-athletes who received the award overall.

Twelve of the 14 PBC member institutions were included on the list with the University of Montevallo leading all conference schools with 61 honorees. As a league, the PBC had the ninth-most students included on the list of all DII conferences.

A total of 156 institutions and a record number of student-athletes (8,072) are being recognized for the 2015-16 Academic Achievement Awards.

For the fourth-straight year, the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) had the most student-athletes honored with 846, followed by the Northeast-10 Conference with 842 student-athletes being provided with this award.

In order for a student-athlete to receive an Academic Achievement Award, the athletics director of the Division II institution must be a current dues paying member of the D2 ADA.

Also, the student-athletes must:

  • have a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale
  • have attended a minimum of two years (four semesters) of college level work
  • have been an active member of an intercollegiate team during his/her last academic year
 

D2ADA Academic Achievement Award Winners - Augusta University

Connor Gilbert, Baseball

Matthew Kuhlenberg, Baseball

Gage Patton, Baseball

James Wagner, Baseball

Vlad Cobzaru, Men's Basketball

Camille Gee, Women's Basketball

Boyd Guttery, Men's Cross Country/Outdoor Track and Field

Jordan Humphrey, Women's Cross Country/Outdoor Track and Field

Morgan Ryffe, Women's Cross Country/Outdoor Track and Field

Ashley Benton, Softball

Haley Birkle, Softball

Brianna Dickens, Softball

Erin Holcomb, Softball

Alannah Long, Softball

Erin Rozier, Softball

Lindsey Stokes, Softball

Moritz Gehlhaus, Men's Tennis

Nameer Shamsi, Men's Tennis

Brooke Durden, Women's Tennis

Gisela Font Sayeras, Women's Tennis

Monica Gonzalez, Women's Tennis

Maria Nadal, Women's Tennis

Austin Hendricks, Men's Outdoor Track and Field

Aaliyah Pettway, Women's Outdoor Track and Field

Jordan Bickett, Women's Volleyball

Catherine DeSilvester, Women's Volleyball

 

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