KETR Local
3:10 am
Fri August 15, 2008

A&M-Commerce athletes honored

Commerce – 13 Texas A&M University-Commerce student athletes have recently been recognized as inaugural recipients of the Division II Athletic Directors Association (DII ADA) Academic Achievement Awards.

The award recognizes the academic accomplishments of student-athletes at the Division II level. To be eligible for the honor, a student-athlete must maintain a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or higher, have attended the nominating institution a minimum of two years (or four semesters) and have been an active member of his or her intercollegiate team during the 2007-08 academic year.

Sixty-seven NCAA D-II institutions participated in the program this year with 2,188 student-athletes honored.

The following A&M-Commerce student athletes are recipients of the Division II Athletic Directors Association Academic Achievement Award:

Kelly Logan, Men's Cross Country, Track

Tyler Tyndell, Men's Cross Country, Track

Brandon Womack, Men's Cross Country, Track

Leslea Traylor, Women's Cross Country, Track

Timothy Miller, Football

Daniel Rios, Football

Lacy Alexander, Women's Soccer

Erika Bonola, Women's Soccer

Josh Conder, Men's Track

Anthony Tosie, Men's Track

Jacquelyn Orr, Volleyball

Jana Starkweather, Volleyball

Brittany Williams, Volleyball