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35 Raiders named C-USA Academic Medal winners

Recognizes student-athletes with 3.75 GPA or better

April 11, 2014 · @MTAthletics

C-USA RELEASE

IRVING, Texas - A Total of 670 student-athletes have earned the Conference USA Commissioner's Academic Medal during the 2013-14 academic year as announced Friday by Commissioner Britton Banowsky. Medals are given to those C-USA student-athletes who have achieved a cumulative GPA of 3.75 or better.

Middle Tennessee had 35 student-athletes earn C-USA Commissioner's Academic Medal honors for the 2013-14 academic year. The soccer team led the way for the Blue Raiders, landing 10 on the list. Softball and women's track & field each had five athletes pick-up Academic Medalist accolades, while football had four. Baseball, women's basketball, men's golf, women's golf and women's tennis all placed two on the Commissioner's Medal list, while volleyball finished with one.

MIDDLE TENNESSEE (35)

BASEBALL - 2
Kaleb King, Garrett Ring

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL - 2
Laken Leonard, Mackenzie Sells

FOOTBALL - 4
Lucas Hamilton, Logan Kilgore, Steven Rhodes, Canon Rooker

MEN'S GOLF - 2
Brett Patterson, Sam Thompson

WOMEN'S GOLF - 2
Samantha Gotcher, Lacie York

WOMEN'S SOCCER - 10
Kelsey Branstetter, Kelsey Brouwer, Alli Gale, Coral Hasley, Tori Hawkins, Emily Jorgenson, Kate Loye, Kendra Reif, Katinka Stenberg, Laura Stewart

SOFTBALL - 5
Niki Campbell, Laura Dukes, Samantha Nieves, Lauren Riddell, Marianna Shadley

WOMEN'S TENNIS - 2
Jesse Grace, Alexandra Torres

WOMEN'S TRACK & FIELD - 5
Atarah Abdullahmuhammad, Autumn Gipson, Crystal Gray, Rachel Islam, Shaina Johnson

VOLLEYBALL - 1
Paula Demings

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