ROCK HILL, S.C. (TheSAC.com) – A record 1,736 student-athletes, spanning each of the South Atlantic Conference's 11 member institutions and 20 sports, were named to the 2018-19 SAC Commissioner's Honor Roll, the conference office announced today.
To be eligible for inclusion on the SAC Commissioner's Honor Roll, student-athletes must have competed in a sponsored championship sport and maintained a cumulative GPA of 3.30 or higher throughout the academic year.
"We are honored to recognize the outstanding academic accomplishments of our student-athletes," said SAC Commissioner Patrick Britz. "Along with the help of our coaches and administrators, they continue to strive for excellence on the playing field and court, as well as in the classroom, and we are extremely proud of their hard work and dedication."
Among the honorees were 131 student-athletes with 4.0 GPA, in addition to 10 SAC Players of the Year and six SAC Freshmen of the Year from 2018-19:
Marcos Enriquez, Lenoir-Rhyne | Men's Soccer Defensive Player of the Year
Daniel Wallis, Queens| Men's Cross Country Runner of the Year
Logan Horning, Anderson | Men's Cross Country Freshman of the Year
Rachel Strayer, Carson-Newman | Women's Cross Country Freshman of the Year
Rachel Alles, Wingate | Volleyball Player of the Year
Alexy Mollenhauer, Anderson | Women's Basketball Player of the Year
Trenton Gibson, Tusculum| Men's Basketball Freshman of the Year
Charles Hall, Tusculum| Baseball Pitcher of the Year
Danton Hyman, Newberry| Baseball Player of the Year
Josh Bookbinder, Newberry| Baseball Freshman of the Year
Sam Broadhurst, Lincoln Memorial | Men's Golf Player of the Year
Matthew Raybould, Lenoir-Rhyne | Men's Golf Freshman of the Year
Annie McCullough, Tusculum | Women's Tennis Player of the Year
Alex Llerandi, Wingate | Men's Lacrosse Player of the Year
Elise Ulseth, Queens | Women's Outdoor Field Athlete of the Year and Freshman of the Year