CLEVELAND – Rogers State Athletics totaled 44 student-athletes as recipients of the 2017-18 Division 2 Athletics Directors Association (D2 ADA) Academic Achievement Award as announced by D2 ADA on Thursday. 16).
The 44 student-athletes represented all 12 intercollegiate athletic teams at RSU. The Hillcat women’s soccer team tallied the most recipients with 10. Baseball ranked second with eight student-athletes earning the honor.
In total, 10.116 student-athletes of 162 institutions were recognized for the 2017-18 Academic Achievement Awards. The Heartland Conference tallied 260 award winners with RSU ranking third in the league.
In order for a student-athlete to receive the Academic Achievement Award, the athletics director of the Division II institution must be a current dues-paying member of the D2 ADA, and the student-athlete must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale, attended a minimum of two years (four semesters) of college level work and been an active member of an intercollegiate team during his/her last academic year.
The complete list of RSU student-athletes receiving the D2 ADA Academic Achievement Award is listed below.
|Leigh Ann||Craig||Women’s Soccer|
|Brooks||Cataudella||Men’s Cross Country|
|Blake||Fisher||Men’s Track & Field|
|Baylor||Harvey||Men’s Cross Country|
|JaQuan||Johnson||Men’s Track & Field|
|Justin||Noble||Men’s Cross Country|
|Byrun||Ratliff||Men’s Cross Country|
|Seth||Whittington||Men’s Cross Country|
|Cambridge||Coy||Women’s Track & Field|
|Hailey||Gillispie||Women’s Cross Country|
|Malinda||Moore||Women’s Cross Country|
|Daisha||Reece||Women’s Track & Field|
|Briana||Valles||Women’s Cross Country|