FERRUM, VA. (June 202, 2016) – Ferrum College had 122 student-athletes named to the 2015-16 USA South Academic All-Conference Team. Included on the list are seven student-athletes that also earned athletic All-Conference honors, one All-American and one Academic All-American.
A student-athlete must have earned a 3.0 grade point average in each of the two semesters of a given year to be eligible. Any student-athlete participating in any varsity sport at any Conference institution is eligible. The sport does not have to be a Conference-sponsored sport. A new record 1,464 student-athletes earned Academic All-Conference honors during the 2015-16 season.
All-Conference selections this year from Ferrum include Dillon Weaver and Jake Perkins from baseball, Morgan Funck from women’s soccer, Tyler Morgan from football, Courtney Rudd from softball, Sarah Hendrix from volleyball and Graceanne Gershner from women’s lacrosse.
Funck was named to the 2015 CoSIDA Academic All-America Women’s Soccer second team last fall, becoming Ferrum’s sixth Academic All-American. Perkins was drafted in the 28th round of the 2016 Major League Baseball June Draft by the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Additionally, Logan Meister made the USA South’s Academic All-Conference team after earning All-American honors at this year’s NCAA Division III Wrestling Championships with a sixth-place performance in the 157-pound weight class.
Ferrum’s 2015-16 Acacemic All-Conference Selections
Zachary Anderson, Alex Armstrong, CJ Asmus, Alek Ayer, Michael Barrett, Daniel Batong, Jordyn Bauman, Thomas Betts, Thomas Bianchi, Paul Biggs, Sierra Booth, Justin Boothe, Jacob Boswell, Marcus Boyer, Brank Boxley, Joshua Brent, Jesse Briggs, Jordan Brown, Tucker Brown, Dustin Browning, Kala Brubaker, Nashiem Bryant, Emily Bucklew, Sianna Burgos-Altman, Mikayla Cannaday, Henry Carkhuff, Jordan Carmony, Dorothy Carroll; Dillon Christian; Christopher Clarke; Amber Coffin; Ty Comer, ody Cooper; Jameson Cooper, Jabbar Coward, Krista Cox, Hunter Crews, Christian Cromer, Alexandria Dixon, Jacob Drake, Rebecca Forsyth, Morgan Funck, Catelyn Gamble, Graceanne Gershner, Tyler Griffin, Brittany Hall, Emily Hargrove, Claire Harris, Hannah Helbert, Anitria Henderson, Sarah Hendrix, Keegan Howver, Michael Hunter, Jacob Irvin, Alicia Jones, Seth Jordan, CJ Kaashif, Chet Kinney, Anthony Konieczka, Breanne Kretzer, Cheyenne Lemus, Aiyana Lew, Kayla Lindsay, Alexandra Madden, Jake Martin, Meghin Martin, Clay Massie, Heather Mayberry, Ashley Mcallister, Koby McMahon, Logan Meister, Hailey Meyer, Victoria Meza, Tyler Morgan, Monica Morris, Christian Mosier, Emily Nelson, Sirena Pangelinan, Karlee Pendleton, Jake Perkins, Danielle Persson, Matthew Poirier, Billie Quesenberry, Kevin Ramirez, Audrey Ramsey, Anna Richardson, Easton Riggs, Chris Roberson, Amanda Roberts, Courtney Rudd, Kelly Savage, Rachel Scott, William Sharp, Laurel Skinner, Lindsey Slover, Summer Smart, Mika Smith, William Smith, Mark Smoot, Brett Sommers, Rashawn Speas, Hannah Stacy, Hayden Storms, Cheyenne Strickland, Samuel Suite, Chase Tallon, Ryan Tesler, Andrew Todd, Jessica Turner, Brandon Turner, Jans Valdespou, Jesse Wall, Dillon Weaver, Megan Webb, Rachel Wells, Maggie Wilbourne, Chelsea Wingate, Austin Winkles, Kaye Woods, Kaitlin Yachem, Bryanna Zent, Robert Ziehfreund