27 Mocs Named To Spring Academic All-SoCon Team

Monday, July 9, 2018

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga had 27 student-athletes earn 32 spots on the 2018 spring Academic All-Southern Conference Team, the league office announced today.  UTC was second in the league with three individuals posting a cumulative 4.0 grade-point average. 

Senior Megan Woods led a program-record-tying four women's golfers on the squad.  She carried a 4.0 throughout her career before graduating in the spring with a degree in Business.  Sophomore Abby Bateman and junior Julia Henderson represented the indoor and outdoor track & field teams with 4.

0s of their own. 

Softball posted a program-record eight individuals on the teams, while women's basketball tied a team mark with three individuals earning the honor. 

To be eligible for the academic all-conference team, student-athletes must carry at least a 3.3 cumulative grade point average at the conclusion of the spring semester and were required to compete in at least one-half of their teams' competitions. In addition, the student-athletes must have successfully completed at least three semesters at their institutions, making true freshmen and first-year transfers ineligible for inclusion.

2018 Spring Academic All-SoCon

Name

Yr.

Hometown

Sport

GPA

Major

Phillip Hickam

Sr.

Olive Branch, Miss.

Men's golf

3.35

Business

Lake Johnson

Jr.

Chattanooga, Tenn.

Men's golf

3.58

Finance

NiklasGerdes

So.

Geestland, Germany

Men's tennis

3.39

Health & Human Performance

Alyssa Coppinger

Jr.

Whitwell, Tenn.

Softball

3.73

Criminal Justice

Katie Corum

Jr.

Knoxville, Tenn.

Softball

3.62

Health & Human Performance

CelieHudson

So.

Paris, Tenn.

Softball

3.52

Chemistry

Morgan Kazeroni

Jr.

Kennesaw, Tenn.

Softball

3.94

Accounting

Amy Lewis

So.

Spring City, Tenn.

Softball

3.75

Health & Human Performance

Alyssa Walker

So.

Medina, Tenn.

Softball

3.41

Health & Human Performance

HalieWilliamson

Jr.

Soddy-Daisy, Tenn.

Softball

3.75

Biology

Brook Womack

Sr.

Chattanooga, Tenn.

Softball

3.50

Health & Human Performance

LakelynBouldin

So.

Spencer, Tenn.

Women's basketball

3.71

Biology: General

ShelbieDavenport

R-Jr.

Murfreesboro, Tenn.

Women's basketball

3.54

HHP: Sports Leisure: Sports

AryannaGilbert

R-Sr.

Pulaski, Tenn

Women's basketball

3.83

MSW Social Work

Holly Morgan

So.

Norton, Sheffield, England

Women's golf

3.90

Health & Human Performance

Cristina Perez

Sr.

Pamplona, Spain

Women's golf

3.38

Health & Human Performance

Monica San Juan

Jr.

Pamplona, Spain

Women's golf

3.82

Engineering

Megan Woods

Sr.

Spring Branch, Texas

Women's golf

4.00

Business

Abby Bateman

So.

Jefferson City, Tenn.

Women's indoor t&f

4.00

Business: Marketing

Mercedes Bright

Sr.

Kingsport, Tenn.

Women's indoor t&f

3.88

HHP: Exercise Science

Julia Henderson

Jr.

Brentwood, Tenn.

Women's indoor t&f

4.00

Business: Accounting

Haley Morris

Sr.

Lenoir City, Tenn.

Women's indoor t&f

3.99

Early Childhood Education

Brianna Nelson

Sr.

Jefferson, Wis.

Women's indoor t&f

3.63

Engineering: Environmental

Emily Poole

Sr.

Ringgold, Ga.

Women's indoor t&f

3.87

Criminal Justice

Abby Bateman

Jr.

Jefferson City, Tenn.

Women's outdoor t&f

4.00

Business: Marketing

Nicole Buehrle

So.

Sugar Loaf, Pa.

Women's outdoor t&f

3.60

HHP: Dietetics

Julia Henderson

Jr.

Brentwood, Tenn.

Women's outdoor t&f

4.00

Business: Accounting

Haley Morris

Sr.

Lenoir City, Tenn.

Women's outdoor t&f

3.99

Early Childhood Education

Brianna Nelson

Sr.

Jefferson, Wis.

Women's outdoor t&f

3.63

Engineering: Environmental

Emily Poole

Sr.

Ringgold, Ga.

Women's outdoor t&f

3.87

Criminal Justice

Samantha Caswell

Sr.

Chattanooga, Tenn.

Women's tennis

3.35

Nursing

Delaney Edwards

Jr.

Lighthouse Point, Fla.

Women's tennis

3.34

Communications

 

 


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