NORFOLK, Va. — 51 student-athletes from the University of Maryland Eastern Shore have earned a place on the 2013 MEAC Commissioner's All-Academic Team, announced by the conference.
To earn all-academic honors, student-athletes of sophomore academic standing or higher must maintain a cumulative grade-point average of 3.0 or better through the 2012-13 season.
"I am excited to highlight the 882 student-athletes who maintained a 3.0 or better grade point average during the 2012-13 academic school year," said MEAC Commissioner Dennis E. Thomas in the conference press release. "I would like to commend the administrators, athletic academic support staff and personnel, coaches, institutions, and parents for their contributions to the academic success of these student-athletes."
Baseball placed 10 student-athletes on the All-Academic Team to lead all UMES athletic teams. Bowling led all UMES women's teams with seven representatives. All 15 UMES sports have representatives on the All-Academic Team.
Women's Basketball - Breonna Evans (Exercise Science) Sha-Kiyla Finney (Criminal Justice) Shanyce Stewart (Engineering Technology) Shawnee Sweeney (Human Ecology)
Bowling - Mariana Alvarado (Aerospace Engineering) Megan Buja (Human Ecology) Valentina Collazos (Business Administration) T'nia Falbo (Accounting) Victoria Jones (Environmental Science) Tatiana Munoz (Rehabilitation Psychology) Anggie Ramirez (Computer Science)
Softball - Carmen Frazier (English) Carmen Gurrola (Criminal Justice) Cherokee Williams (Sociology)
Women's Tennis - Kenesha Abrams (Exercise Science) Arshelle Jackson (Criminal Justice)
Women's Track & Field/Cross Country - Emilie Ducados (Accounting) Lenora Guion-Firmin (Exercise Science) Jazmine Holland (Criminal Justice) Annis Mars (Rehabilitation Services) Nancy Yao (Criminal Justice)
Women's Volleyball - Corey Haynes (English Education) Ndidi Ibe (English) Jingqiao Li (Business Administration) Jessie Vicic (Special Education)
Men's Baseball - Dustin Aigner (Exercise Science) Jordan Bone (Accounting) Stephen Bull (Business Administration) Nick Cooper (English) Thomas Gray (Exercise Science) Tim Gray (Criminal Justice) Joshua James (Exercise Science) Brandon Schott (Business Administration) Zach Townsend (Biology) Tyler Witte (General Studies)
Men's Basketball - Olatunji Kosile (Biology) Kevin Mays (General Studies) Ishaq Pitt (Accounting) Troy Snyder (Business Administration)
Men's Golf - Paul Cecil (Professional Golf Management) Michael Ferguson (Professional Golf Management) Kevin Odell (Professional Golf Management) Gregory Raad (Professional Golf Management) Michael Veverka (Professional Golf Management)
Men's Tennis - Wirlen Elame (Biology)
Men's Track & Field/Cross Country - George Chandler (Biology) Rico Duncan (Biology) Alonzo Jarmon (Exercise Science) Denvil Ruan (Business Administration) Dillon Simon (Business Administration) Andre Walsh (English)