Wednesday, December 15, 2004
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (December 15, 2004) - The Southern Conference today announced its TIAA-CREF Academic All-Conference teams for the fall semester of 2004. East Tennessee State University had 11 student-athletes that received the honor.
ETSU women's soccer had the largest representation with six student-athletes earning the honor. Men's cross country added three and women's cross country added two to complete the list.
A total of 244 student-athletes, representing all 12 Southern Conference institutions were named to the team. The 244 student-athletes averaged a 3.39 grade point average on a 4.0 scale. One hundred forty-four of those student-athletes earned a 3.5 or above.
To be eligible, a student-athlete must have at least a 3.2 cumulative grade point average and have competed in at least one-half of their team's competitions during the fall.
This is the third year that the Southern Conference has named an All-Academic Team by season. The All-Academic teams are made possible by a grant from the Southern Conference's Education Partner, TIAA-CREF.
For over 85 years, TIAA/CREF has been helping millions of people working in the academic, medical and cultural fields plan for their retirement. Our clear and long-held commitment to serve those who dedicate themselves to the benefit and enlightenment of others remains unchanged.
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Men's Cross Country
Peter Dalton Jr. Dublin, Ireland Psychology
Josh Gibson Jr. Limestone, Tenn. Physical Education
Josh Hicks So. Riceville, Tenn, Undecided
Women's Cross Country
Jennifer Habbestad Sr. Tampa, Fla. Criminal Justice
Christine Ward Jr. Candler, N.C. Nursing
Erin Ashton Jr. New Bern, N.C. Honors Biology, Pre-med
Blair DeGraw So. Greensboro, N.C. Honors Biology
Jennifer Fields Sr. Mount Airy, Md. Sports Management
Trista Haupt So. Myersville, Md. Honors Chemistry
Meghan Morris Jr. Bowie, Md. Mass Communication and Broadcasting
Alexandra Schwark So. Strongsville, Ohio Honors Criminal Justice
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