Southern Miss Cross Country Runner Earns Conference USA All-Academic Accolades

Stephanie Ledgerwood

Stephanie Ledgerwood

Dec. 9, 2011

IRVING, Texas - A total of 14 student-athletes were named to the 2011 Conference USA All-Academic Cross Country Teams, as selected by the league's sports information directors for the sport. The all-academic team consists of student-athletes who have earned a 3.2 cumulative grade point average or better and are a key member on their team. Eight seniors, five juniors and one sophomore make up the two honorary lists.

Southern Miss junior Stephanie Ledgerwood sports a 3.95 in forensics science. She's a two-time All-Academic, Conference Medalist and Commissioner Honor Roll selection as well as USM's President's and Dean's List honoree. Ledgerwood was the top runner for the Golden Eagles this season as she earned All-C-USA second team merits after recording a season-best 5K of 17:37.8 that placed 13th at the conference championship.

NAME                     SCHOOL          YEAR        GPA       MAJOR
*David Smith             Houston         Junior      3.61      American Sign Language
James Maglasang          Memphis         Sophomore   3.58      Biomedical Engineering
**Matt Carey             Rice            Junior      4.254     Economics
**Gabe Cuadra            Rice            Junior      3.76      Mathematical Economic Analysis
**Mike Mainguy           Tulane          Senior      3.887     Neuroscience
*Bill Martin             Tulsa           Senior      3.92      Biochemistry
*Carl Stones             Tulsa           Senior      3.74      Exercise Sports Science

2011 C-USA CROSS COUNTRY WOMEN'S ALL-ACADEMIC TEAM NAME SCHOOL YEAR GPA MAJOR **Allison Pye Rice Senior 3.99 Kinesiology Rebecca Wade Rice Senior 4.01 History, Sociology, Psychology ***Silje Fjortoft SMU Senior 3.84 Applied Physiology & Sports Management *Stephanie Ledgerwood Southern Miss Junior 3.95 Forensics Science *Paula Whiting Tulsa Senior 3.95 Psychology **Rhiannon Johns UAB Senior 4.00 Mathematics Risper Kimaiyo UTEP Junior 3.67 Pre-Nursing

*Repeat Selection


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