Seven Named to Academic All-Conference Team

King University posted seven members of its Men's and Women's Indoor Track & Field programs to the Academic All-Conference Team.

HIGH POINT, N.C. – Conference Carolinas is proud to announce the 2013 Indoor Track & Field Academic All-Conference award winners.  Seven members of the King men's and women's indoor track & field teams were named to the list for their success on and off the track. League member institutions stress the role of "Academics and Athletics Working Together" and each sport's Academic All-Conference award winners exemplify this continued league-wide commitment.  

Seth Peltier (Gate City, Va.), Aaron Smith (Bristol, Tenn./Tennessee H.S.), and Wesley Brillhart all represented the men's team while Carly Griffith (Charlotte, N.C.), Maegan Henry (Bluefield, Va.), Ashley Ruth (Cleveland, Tenn.), and Callie Todt (Bristol, Tenn./Sullivan East H.S.) were named Academic All-Conference on the women's side. The complete list of Academic All-Conference selections is below.

The 2013 Conference Carolinas Indoor Track & Field Academic All-Conference representatives have been awarded to the following junior and senior student-athletes with a cumulative grade point average of 3.25 or higher on a 4.0 scale in all work completed at their member institution that have played in a conference sponsored sport. The GPA is calculated based on the student-athletes cumulative average through the previous semester and each student-athlete must have attended their member institution for at least one academic year.

Each year the Academic All-Conference Team is released while closing out each regular season before starting the tournament championships. JDL Fast Track in Winston Salem, N.C. will host the 2013 Conference Carolinas Track & Field championships and participants will compete Saturday, February 16. Conference Carolinas championship will allow participants to post marks to qualify for the NCAA Championships. Click here for the preview story for the Indoor Championships.

 

2012-13 Conference Carolinas Academic All-Conference Teams

Women's Indoor Track & Field

Angel Pearsall, Barton

Ericka Skinner, Barton

Gabrielle Faraj-Musleh, Belmont Abbey

Carly Griffith, King

Maegan Henry, King

Ashley Ruth, King

Callie Todt, King

Genay Miller, Lees-McRae

Taryn Moorhead, Lees-McRae

Emily Shields, Lees-McRae

Katherine Shields, Lees-McRae

Lauren Lanham, Limestone

Brittany Lawson, Limestone

Andreina Paige, Limestone

Rebekah Sampson, Limestone

Stephanie Wilson, Limestone

Susan Wood, North Greenville

Meridith Linch, Queens

Emilia Skolubowicz, Queens

 

Men's Indoor Track & Field

JL Rolland, Belmont Abbey

Wesley Brillhart, King

Seth Peltier, King

Aaron Smith, King

Kevin Dever, Lees-McRae

Tyler Dunn, Lees-McRae

Bradley King, Lees-McRae

Luke Beasley, Limestone

Philip Cook, Limestone

Marquis Greene, Limestone

Michael Hellman, Limestone

Lance Maxwell, Limestone

Craig Mercier, Limestone

Christopher Runnells, Limestone

Joseph Smith, Limestone

Brandon Stanley, Limestone

Sebastian Jackson, Mount Olive

Nicholas MacAdam, Mount Olive

David Wilson, Mount Olive

Justin Bishop, North Greenville

Zachary Epting, North Greenville

Timothy Scott, North Greenville

Christopher Watson, Queens