Southern Miss Conference USA Academic Medals Announced
Forty-three student-athletes honored
HATTIESBURG, Miss. – A total of 43 Southern Miss student-athletes have earned the Conference USA Academic Medal during the 2015‐16 academic year, Commissioner Judy MacLeod announced today.
Medals are given to those C-USA student-athletes who have achieved a cumulative GPA of 3.75 or better.
The following is a complete list of the Southern Miss Academic Medal winners:
SOUTHERN MISS (43)
Baseball (6) – Michael Gilbert (Saucier, Miss.), Kirk McCarty (Hattiesburg, Miss.), Claudio Rubiera (Miami, Fla.), Nick Sandlin (Evans, Ga.), Hunter Stevens (Huntington Beach, Calif.), Clay Tageant (Franklinton, La.)
Football (1) - Reid Rials (Satsuma, Ala.)
Men’s Golf (1) - Derick Kelting (Amarillo, Texas)
Women’s Soccer (8) - Hannah Abrams (Pace, Fla.), Ola Akinniyi (Denton, Texas), Kierstin Bradley (Sanger, Texas), Morgan Mansell (Laurel, Miss.), Aisa Ribbens (Almere, Netherlands), Katie Richmond (Pensacola, Fla.), Mary Kate Smith (Ellisville, Miss.), Brittany Taylor (Calgary, Alberta)
Softball (6) - Danielle Block (Phoenix, Ariz.), Tori Dew (Stonewall, Miss.), Mallory Hayden (New Braunfels, Texas), Samantha Papp (Hattiesburg, Miss.), Samantha Reynolds (Chandler, Ariz.), Emily Wood (Suwanee, Ga.)
Women’s Track and Field (8) - Dana Dillistone (Hattiesburg, Miss.), Courtney Filliben (Miami, Fla.), Felice Johnson (Southlake, Texas), Avery Rosenbalm (Sherwood, Ore.), Daphney Stanford (Grapevine, Texas), Chloe Tedder (Lucas, Texas), Rachel Tedder (Lucas, Texas), Rebecca Ulrich (Van Alstyne, Texas)