Tuesday, June 07, 2005


CONTACT: Dom Donnelly
(Pioneers Lead League for Seventh Straight Time)

ROCK HILL, S.C. --- The 2004-05 South Atlantic Conference Commissioner's Spring Honor Roll has been announced at Tusculum College lead the way with a league-record 117 student-athletes recognized. The conference had a record 679 student-athletes honored for their achievements in the classroom.

This marks the seventh consecutive time and eighth in the last 11 reporting periods that Tusculum has led the conference in honorees. Wingate University was second with 105 honorees, while Newberry College also reached triple digits with 100, followed by Mars Hill College (90), Carson-Newman College (68), Presbyterian College (68), Catawba College (66) and Lenoir-Rhyne College (65).

The SAC Commissioner's Honor Roll recognizes those student-athletes who carry at least a 3.20 cumulative grade point average and have completed the season in the following sports: football, women's volleyball, men's soccer, women's soccer, men and women's cross country, men and women's basketball, baseball, softball, men and women's tennis and men and women's golf.

The Pioneers also claimed two SAC Team Grade Point Average Championships. The sports of volleyball and women's basketball boasted the highest team grade point average in their respective sports. The volleyball team tallied a 3.604 team GPA, including nine honorees to the honor roll, including four who posted a 3.8 or better. The women's basketball squad had a 3.345 grade point average and 10 SAC Honor Roll representatives.

Of Tusculum's 14 sponsored sports, eight were in the top three of the conference in team GPA. The TC men's basketball (2.809), baseball (2.932), women's tennis (3.525) and softball (3.403) teams were second in their respective sports. Of Tusculum's honorees, 18 have earned All-Conference, All-Region or All-American recognition during their careers.

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2004-05 South Atlantic Conference Commissioner's Honor Roll

Player Sport(s)
Candace Allwardt Softball
Sarah Alston Women's Cross Country
Andy Arp Men's Golf
Patricia Awosiyan Women's Soccer
Chrisy Awtonomow Women's Soccer
Erica Barenbaum Women's Soccer
Jonathan Barnett Baseball
Cody Baugh Football
Libby Bell Women's Soccer
Glen Black Football
Lindsey Bosch Women's Soccer
Amanda Bowen Women's Golf
Tim Brown Baseball
Beth Bryant Women's Basketball
Sarah Byrd Volleyball
Emory Cain Men's Basketball
Mike Calano Baseball
Becky Carreiro Women's Soccer
Crystal Clay Softball
Kimberly Coapstick Women's Soccer
Angie Creutzinger Women's Soccer
Danielle DeBusk Women's Soccer
Brittany Driggers Volleyball
Alexander Eddo Men's Soccer
Sergio Espinosa Men's Tennis
Matt Farus Men's Basketball
Amber Ferchaud Women's Soccer
Denise Fliesser Women's Soccer
Jason Fortner Men's Golf
Candice Foster Women's Basketball
Monica Funigiello Softball
Cory Griffin Football
Adam Hall Baseball
George Hanger Baseball
Bronwyn Hartley Women's Tennis
Jaime Harvey Men's Soccer
Paul Hatcher Football
Justin Higgins Football
Jessica Horton Volleyball
Julien Jacob Men's Tennis
Stephanie Jaeger Volleyball
Anna Johnson Softball
Pam Jones Softball
Roger Jones Men's Cross Country
Kelley Karns Women's Basketball
Jeannie Keebler Softball
Robby Kelly Football
Jennifer Kiesling Women's Golf
Ashley King Women's Cross Country
Sarah King Volleyball
Jean-Marie Kitner Volleyball
Lindsey Kurtz Women's Tennis
Miguel Lares Men's Tennis
Noleen Lennon Women's Basketball
Mario Leon Football
Ross Lewis Men's Cross Country
Danny Light Baseball
Sara Lilley Volleyball
Vanessa Luciani Women's Basketball
Julie Maples Women's Basketball
Casey Martin Football
Chassity Martin Women's Basketball
Gilbert Martinez Football
Alex Masi Men's Tennis
Dylan Mason Football
Gavin Mauldin Football
Tyler Mayfield Baseball
Kortney McCalla Women's Soccer
Jobria McCracken Women's Tennis
Eric McIntyre Football
Jacob McMillan Football
Laura Menchaca Softball
Reid Mobley Football
Sarah Moder Softball
Ashley Moreira Women's Soccer
Chap Morris Baseball
Dustin Morrow Baseball
Amanda Musick Women's Cross Country
Maria Nevarez Women's Tennis
Drew Noe Football
Douglas Owens Men's Soccer
Danielle Parliament Women's Soccer
Jeremy Partin Men's Soccer
Hermal Patel Men's Soccer
Luana Pereira Women's Soccer
Sarah Philipp Volleyball
Matt Pound Football
Jameson Riner Men's Soccer
Nicole Ringwall Softball
Roberto Robles Men's Tennis
Matt Ross Men's Soccer
Alexis Rowles Volleyball
Corey Russell Football
Steve Sarchuk Baseball
Damion Scott Men's Soccer
Donald Sexton Men's Basketball
Jarrell Shanklin Men's Basketball
Corey Shipley Football
Mike Simpson Football
Casey Stansberry Women's Golf
David Stevens Football
Greg Stotser Baseball
Steven Strassell Baseball
Jessica Taylor Softball
Jason Treon Baseball
Amanda Tripp Women's Soccer
Douglas Tshomba Men's Basketball
Brooke Underwood Women's Basketball
Danae Valderrama Women's Tennis
Justin Van Matre Men's Soccer
Matt Webb Baseball
Brody Wells Football
Kathryn Whartenby Women's Basketball
Ali White Softball
Lance Wild Baseball
David Williams Football
Josh Wolff Baseball
Lauren Wrightson Women's Basketball
Kohei Yamashita Men's Soccer

Dom Donnelly
Director of Sports Information
Tusculum College
P.O. Box 5054
Greeneville, TN 37743
Office: (423) 636-7326
Website: http://www.tusculum.edu/athletics