Clarksville, Ark.-Fifteen U of O student-athletes have been named to the fall 2003 American Southwest Conference All-Academic team, announced by the league office this week.
The men’s soccer team placed eight players on the academic squad: senior political science major Mike Guernica from Frisco, Texas; junior biology major Ross Halsted from Harrison; senior business administration major Ricky Herrera from Las Cruces, New Mexico; sophomore business administration major Ron Hogsett from McKinney, Texas; sophomore mathematics major Mark Meade from Rogers; sophomore biology major Aaron Pierson from Allen, Texas; junior marketing major Chris Schultz from Coppell, Texas; and sophomore undeclared major Jon Shirron from Russellville. The women’s soccer team placed four players on the squad: senior psychology/composite science major Kara Carlson from Spring, Texas; senior environmental studies major Natalie Mourton from Sapulpa, Oklahoma; junior undeclared major Shannon Peterson from Springdale; and junior undeclared major Lindsey Turnbow from Benton. The women’s cross country team had two players on the squad: senior biology major Claudia Aguilar from Barrio Solares Nuevo, Honduras and sophomore mathematics major Kaleigh Dees from Hackett. Men’s cross country runner Clif Cottrell, a junior history major from Shawnee, Oklahoma, was also named to the squad. To be eligible for ASC All-Academic honors, student-athletes must have lettered in the fall 2003 season, be in at least their second academic year at their institution, and carry a career grade-point average (GPA) of 3.00 or better.