The University of Mount Olive had a total of 78 student-athletes named recipients of the 2017-18 D2 Athletic Directors Association Academic Achievement Award, it was announced recently by the Division II Athletics Directors Association (D2 ADA). The mark boasts the highest number of student-athletes named to the ADA Achievement Award list in school history.
A total of 165 institutions and 10,219 student-athletes were recognized as 2017-18 Academic Achievement Award winners.
In order for a student-athlete to receive an Academic Achievement Award, the athletics director of the Division II institution must be a current dues-paying member of the D2 ADA. Also, the student-athlete must: have a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale, have attended a minimum of two years (four semesters) of college-level work, and have been an active member of an intercollegiate team during his/her last academic year.
Below are the Trojans Named Academic Achievement Award winners:
|Ricardo||Gutierrez Becker||Men's Golf|
|Nicole||La Chappelle||Women's Tennis|
|Leah||Hanle||Women's Cross Country/Track & Field|
|Daphne||Hawkins||Women's Track & Field|
|Meredith||Lorient||Women's Cross Country/Track & Field|
|Taylor||Moncrief||Women's Track & Field|
|Heidi||Murray||Women's Cross Country/Track & Field|
|Elise||Tanner||Women's Cross Country/Track & Field|
|Hannah||Glover||Women's Track & Field|
|Shania||Riffle||Women's Track & Field|
|Sven||Bulik||Men's Track & Field|
|Altan||Cornu||Men's Cross Country/Track & Field|
|Adam||Craig||Men's Cross Country/Track & Field|
|Davide||Cuccurullo||Men's Track & Field|
|Jonathan||Dahlke||Men's Cross Country/Track & Field|
|Colin||Fisher||Men's Cross Country/Track & Field|
|Nicholas||Greyno||Men's Track & Field|
|Diego||Lopez||Men's Cross Country/Track & Field|
|Tai||Smith||Men's Cross Country/Track & Field|
|Zachary||Teeple||Men's Track & Field|