Trojans earn Sun Belt Academic Honors for 2018-19

64 Little Rock student-athletes were named to the 2018-19 Sun Belt Commissioner's List while 35 others picked up Academic Honor Roll recognition.

Nearly 100 UA Little Rock student-athletes have been recognized for their academic success during the 2018-19 year, with 64 student-athletes named to the 2018-19 Sun Belt Commissioner’s List while 35 others picked up Academic Honor Roll recognition.

To qualify for the Sun Belt Commissioner’s List, student-athletes needed to maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher, while honor roll recipients held a cumulative GPA between 3.0 and 3.49.

Baseball and soccer comprised the largest total number of honorees, fitting as they were the two Little Rock programs that were recognized as the Sun Belt Team Academic Award winners for the past season in their respective sports. Baseball landed 15 on the commissioner’s list with an additional 12 on the academic honor roll, while soccer placed 22 total student-athletes on the lists, including 20 on the commissioner’s list.

Men’s and women’s track and field and cross country combined to have 19 student-athletes recognized, 11 of which were on the commissioner’s list. Volleyball added 10 student-athletes, men’s golf registered seven, and women’s golf added six, all of which were named to the commissioner’s list.

Students who were named to the 2018-19 Sun Belt Commissioner’s List include:

Baseball (15): Hayden BoydChase CokerEthan DailyKale EmshoffAaron Funk, Alex Langford, Mason LeemingNathan LyonsJosh NowakPablo OrtizZach OursNick PerezRiley PittmanChristian ReyesJose Torres

Men’s Basketball (2): Dani KoljaninRyan Pippins

Men’s Golf (3): Danial DurisicJustin WarrenDevon Whitaker

Women’s Golf (6): Malena AusterslaattEmelie BlennowTilde BockerKellie GachagaSydney ScrabaThea Wakeford-Wesmann

Soccer (20): Arola Aparicio GiliBergros AsgeirsdottirMaeve BurgerFanney EinarsdottirBailey FithianNatalee GerenDoro GreulichNora HellmersKelly HoganPeyton LaughleyAbril LucioCamilla OlssonClaire PalmerJaclyn PurvineSamantha RolkaLiesa SeifertLogan StrangeHilma SvalanderSairra TuckerJosie Verslues

Men’s Track and Field/Cross Country (2): Ryan AmadorMax Holzmueller

Women’s Track and Field/Cross Country (9): Bria AllenNicole EdisonJessica GrayAkeia JoynerHannah ManningChristina NickersonHunter PaulSierra TowlesShanieke Watson

Volleyball (7): Diana GiordaniBelissa GuidottiLaura JansenTaylor LindbergVeronica MarinSydnee MartinMaritza Mesa

Student-athletes who were named to the 2018-19 Sun Belt Academic Honor Roll include:

Baseball (12): Troy AlexanderHayden ArnoldRyan BenavidezCarter BrownDonavin BuckCorey Flanagan, Trace Jordan, McKinley MooreRamon PadillaGarrett ScottEli SievertMiguel Soto

Men’s Basketball (1): Sam Dunkum

Women’s Basketball (5): Raeyana DeGrayRonjanae DeGrayAnna HurlburtKiara ScottAntwainette Walker

Men’s Golf (4): Tiago LoboLogan PateMarcel RauchGeorge Scanlon

Soccer (2): Sara JohannsdottirMorgan Smocovich

Men’s Track and Field/Cross Country (4): Ricardo Banks IIEmilio MedinaCarter ReynoldsNoah Smith

Women’s Track and Field/Cross Country (4): Brandi AllenJayla BellHelensia Green, Kaneisha Jackson

Volleyball (3): Carol BarbosaNedima KamberovicPamela Zuluaga

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