HUNTSVILLE – Sam Houston State Athletics placed 113 student-athletes onto the Southland Conference Commissioner's Honor Roll according to an announcement made Tuesday by the league office.
The Southland Conference Commissioner's Honor Roll acknowledges participants in all sports by the league and its member institutions. The honor roll recognizes student-athletes who maintain a minimum 3.00 GPA during competition season. Student-athletes must have been eligible to compete in their conference sport during the academic year in which the nomination occurs.
Each of Sam Houston's five spring athletic programs showed well on the list, led by the women's track and field team's 23 representatives. The Bearkat baseball team placed 21 student-athletes on the list, while the men's track and field team added 19 representatives.
Women's tennis had the highest percentage of its roster on the list with all seven of its student-athletes on it. Men's and women's golf also had seven each, while women's basketball landed 11. Men's basketball also added five names to the list.
The 113 representatives were the fourth most among Southland schools. The Bearkats finished with 32 student-athletes posting with perfect 4.00 GPAs for the spring semester, which was the second highest total in the league.
2017 Spring Semester Southland Conference Honor Roll Honorees
Baseball (21): Austin Adams, Cross Austin, Kyle Backhus, Seth Ballew, Josh Biles, Colin Cameron, Jordan Cannon, Blake Chisolm, Riley Cooper, Heath Donica, Riley Gossett, Mark Hammel, Hunter Hearn, Riley McKnight, Nick Mikolajchak, Lance Miles, Dakota Mills, Dominic Robinson, Robie Rojas, Hunter Southerland, Hayden Wesneski
Men's Track & Field (19): Aaron Akens, Evan Arambula, J.T. Bounds, Dylan Elliott, Zachary Gasca, Alexander Hernandez, Joshua Hernandez, Chis Jefferson, Garrett Larson, Joshua Mack, Mark Martinez, Michael Nichols, Da'Trel Porter-North, Jay Roberson, Kalvin Singletary, Chris Speaks, Colton Stoker, Ashton Summers, Cameron Theriot
Softball (15): Katie Andrie, Tayler Atkinson, Samantha Belongia, Emily Bounds, Megan Crosby, Kaitlynn Dawson, Jordan Franks, Ashley Goetz, Casey Kauder, Ashley Kopps, Megan McDonald, Lindsey McLeod, Casey Sax, Tiffany Thompson, Bailey White
Women's Basketball (11): Jada Ballew, Trinity Baptiste, Courtney Chasteen, Ashleigh Cooper, Angela Delaney, Rachel Harrell, Tia Harston, Jasmine McCants, Kiera McKinney, Jenniffer Oramas, Erica Solomon-Powell
Women's Track & Field (23): Cassidy Allen, Nicole Aponte, Cameron Boedeker, Joan Cepeda, Kodii Church, Kendall Curzan, Halie Daniel, Nina Gonzales, Rebekah Groth, Morgan Heinrich, Lauren Labay, Aaliyah Lane, Maggie Lassalle, Courtney Lord, Kassandra Luna, Monica McClellan, Briana McCall, Veronica Molina, Ana Moreno, Olivia Olguin, Miranda Prado, Yarixza Rivera, Hannah Tarrant