Clarksville, Ark.-Sixteen University of the Ozarks student-athletes have been named to the fall 2002 American Southwest Conference All-Academic team, announced by the league office yesterday.
The Lady Eagles soccer team placed seven players on the academic squad: senior psychology major Kara Carlson of Spring, Texas; senior mathematics major Lisa Hilton of Red Oak, Texas; senior general studies major Kim Jacky of Salt Lake City, Utah; senior environmental studies major Natalie Mourton of Sapulpa, Oklahoma; senior accounting major Anne Obermueller of Derby, Kansas; sophomore Shannon Peterson of Springdale; and sophomore Lindsey Turnbow of Benton. The men’s soccer team placed five players on the squad: senior political science major Aaron Coats of Boise, Idaho; sophomore history major Cliff Cottrell of Shawnee, Oklahoma; sophomore biology/pre-med major Daniel Faires of Springdale; sophomore Ross Halsted of Harrison; and junior business administration major Ricky Herrera of Las Cruces, New Mexico. The cross country team place four members on the squad: junior middle level education major Claudia Aguilar of Honduras; senior mathematics major Sam Fincher of Alma; sophomore early childhood education major of Claremore, Oklahoma; and sophomore accounting major Wendy Springer of Poyen. To be eligible for all-academic honors, student-athletes must maintain a career 3.0 grade point average and participate in at least 50 percent of their team’s games.