Clarksville, Ark.- 21 University of the Ozarks student-athletes have been named to the 2006 fall American Southwest Conference All-Academic team, announced by the league office on Tuesday.
To be eligible for ASC All-Academic honors, student-athletes must have lettered in the 2006 season, be in at least their second academic year at their institution, and carry a career grade-point average of 3.00 or better. The men’s cross country team placed two athletes on the team: sophomore undeclared major Mike Laws from Mena; and senior religion/philosophy major Lee Short from Little Rock. The women’s cross country team placed six athletes on the team: Rebecca Bogue, a sophomore biology major from Willis, Texas; Jodie Clark, a senior physical education major from Springdale; Jenni Gudahl, a senior psychology major form Perryville; Sydney Johnson, a senior biology major from Flippin; Samantha Puent, a sophomore music major from Bangor, Wis.; and Amanda Stang, a senior music major from Albuquerque, N.M. The men’s soccer team placed eight athletes on the team: Nate Abbott, a junior business administration major from Pryor, Okla.; Jason Caskey, a junior biology major from Broken Arrow, Okla.; Jeffrey Enevoldsen, a junior biology major from Ponca City, Okla.; Brandon Pierson, a sophomore political science/psychology major from Allen, Texas; Brian Sarber, a sophomore accounting major from Allen, Texas; Cody Shannon, a sophomore English major from Topeka, Kan.; Ryan Skelly, a senior business administration major from Plano, Texas; and Sebastian Teeling, a sophomore business administration major from Stockholm, Sweden. The women’s soccer team placed five athletes on the team: Katie Adan, a junior early childhood education major from Red Oak, Texas; Amanda Bohon, a junior physical education major from Ponca City, Okla.; Mandi Carter, a senior physical education major from Clarksville; Olivia Fisher, a junior business administration major from Mountain Home; and Jessalyn Halsted, a junior biology major from Harrison.