35 Patriots Earn Academic Honors

Saturday, May 10, 2008

RICHARDSON, Texas – Thirty-five University of Texas at Tyler student-athletes and support staff received Academic All-Conference honors on Friday as announced by the American Southwest Conference.

The thirty-five honorees came from the eight UT Tyler spring sports. The honorees also included student athletic trainers and sports information assistants.

Students earning the honor must maintain a 3.0 grade point average through the spring semester. Below is a list of all UT Tyler students that earned the honor.

BASEBALL
Blake Booher Jr. Management Hurst, Texas
Andrew Damewood Sr. Sociology Plano, Texas
Kody Evans Jr. Health & Kinesiology LaRue, Texas
Brett Holland Jr. Health & Kinesiology Lindale, Texas
Joe Towns Jr. Journalism Carrollton, Texas
Andrew Splawn Sr. Industrial Technology Houston, Texas

SOFTBALL
Kristen Akin-Henton Sr. Studio Art Longview, Texas
Lindsey Peters Sr. Health Professions Shreveport, La.
Julie Smith So. Nursing Huffman, Texas
Kara Turner So. Accounting Troup, Texas
Nicole Willhoite Sr. Health & Kinesiology Conroe, Texas

MEN'S GOLF
Brandon Ellis So. Applied Arts & Sciences Village Mills, Texas

WOMEN'S GOLF
Amber Grounds So. Psychology Whiteboro, Texas
Cynthia Sciba Sr. Education Friendswood, Texas

MEN’S TENNIS
David Ashlock So. Electrical Engineering Arlington, Texas
Steven Campbell Jr. Psychology San Angelo, Texas
Brad Fenter So. Health & Kinesiology Vernon, Texas
Nick Kreines So. Business Houston, Texas
Will McDonald Sr. Business Houston, Texas
Jordan Repsher Jr. Pre-Med Friendswood, Texas

WOMEN’S TENNIS
Nicole Barrett Sr. Nursing Allen, Texas
Beth Launius Jr. Mechanical Engineering LaGrange, Texas
Brittany Ude So. Health Professions Corpus Christi, Texas

MEN’S TRACK & FIELD
Brendan Bierman So. Electrical Engineering Cedar Hill, Texas
Michael Colvin Sr. Science Jacksonville, Texas
R. J. Cowan Jr. Health & Kinesiology Whitehouse, Texas
David Kelley So. Human Resource Development League City, Texas
Kirk Hesse Jr. Health & Kinesiology Brownfield, Texas
Marc Randle Sr. Psychology ` Edgewood, Texas

WOMEN’S TRACK & FIELD
Ashton Wells So. Biology & Anthropology Quitman, Texas

SPORTS INFORMATION
Jarrett Hill Sr. Political Science Carthage, Texas
Arron Swink Sr. English Jacksonville, Texas

ATHLETIC TRAINING
Griffin Hawthorne So. Health & Kinesiology White Oak, Texas
Shannon Hinsley Jr. Health & Kinesiology Tyler, Texas
Candace St. Julian Jr. Health & Kinesiology Richmond, Texas