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