Medals are given to those C-USA student-athletes who have achieved a cumulative GPA of 3.75 or better. Women's Track and Field and Cross Country led the Golden Eagle sports with eight honorees, followed by women's soccer with seven, baseball and football with six each, volleyball five, women's basketball three, softball and women's tennis two, men's golf, men's tennis and men's track & field one each.
The following is a complete list of the medal winners at Southern Miss:
Baseball (6) - Michael Gilbert (Saucier, Miss.), Nick Johnson (Ridgeland, Miss.), Kirkland McCarty (Hattiesburg, Miss.), Connor O'Brien (Tampa, Fla.), Hunter Slater (Mobile, Ala.), Clayton Tageant (Franklinton, La.).
Football (6) - Corey Acosta (Memphis, Tenn.), Parker Adamson (Oxford, Miss.), Walden Davis (Decatur, Ga.), Brian Long (Hattiesburg, Miss.), Casey Martin (Huffman, Texas), Tyler Matthews (Wichita, Kan.), Nicholas Mullens (Hoover, Ala.), Picasso Nelson II (Mendenhall, Miss.), Kewin Nielsen (Biloxi, Miss.).
Men's Golf (1) - Andrew Kirby (Baton Rouge, La.)
Women's Soccer (7) - Lauren Bartholomay (Slidell, La.), Elizabeth Coleman (Laurel, Miss.), Kayla Davis (Round Rock, Texas), Alexia Hix (Flower Mound, Texas), Lyndsey Lee (Picayune, Miss.), Cheyenne Rodriquez (Bastrop, Texas), Brittany Taylor (Calgary, Alberta, Canada).
Men's Tennis (1) - Alex Doleac (Hattiesburg, Miss.)
Women's Tennis (2) - Carolin Descher (Erfstadt, Germany), Lisa Schneider (Hilpolstein, Germany)
Men's Track & Field (1) - Ethan Rich (Spanish Fort, Ala.)
Women's Track & Field/Cross Country (8) - Trista Barry (Summerdale, Ala.), Dana Dillistone (Hattiesburg, Miss.), Ashley Grillot (Mandeville, La.), Aletha Hoitt (Mobile, Ala.), Avery Rosenbalm (Sherwood, Ore.), Daphney Stanford (Grapevine, Texas), Rebecca Ulrich (Van Alstyne, Texas), Kristin Zarrella (Bradenton, Fla.).