UIW gets 35 student-athletes on Southland’s fall honor list

The University of the Incarnate Word had 35 student-athletes – mostly women — named to the Southland Conference Commissioner’s Fall Academic Honor Roll.

Members of the UIW football team were excluded from the list since they did not play an official conference schedule this year, officials said.

Those from UIW on the list took part in men’s and women’s cross country, women’s soccer and volleyball.
Women’s cross country senior Bailey Loyd and sophomore Lindsey Frost posted percent 4.0 GPAs last fall as did volleyball player Sarah Cardenas.

The Southland Conference Commissioner’s Academic Honor Roll acknowledges participants in all sports sponsored by the league and its member institutions.  The honor roll is released within 30 days at the conclusion of the fall and spring semesters, recognizing student-athletes who maintained a minimum 3.00 GPA.  Student-athletes, nominated by their respective academic advisors, must have been eligible to compete in a conference sport during the academic year in which the nomination occurs.
The UIW honorees included:

   Men’s Cross Country: Alejandro Hernandez, environmental science; Marcos Mora, business administration; and Mario Mora, business administration.

Women’s Cross Country: Rainy Castaneda, government; Vivian Diaz, biology; Lindsey Frost, fashion management; Irma Garza, rehabilitative sciences; Kathleen Hoffman, liberal studies; Emma Jewell, biology; Clementine Kauffman, business administration; Bailey Loyd, interior environmental design; Christina Rivera, music education; Katlyn Savage, biology; and Lauren Talley, English.

Women’s Soccer: Megan Baker, nutrition; Marina Bermea, art; Karly Brightwell, biology; Ashley Crabbe, nursing; Sarah Johnson, engineering management; Abigail Koenigs, biology; Heather Kowalik, psychology; Heather McKinney, liberal studies; Katie Miller, business administration; Frances Moore, biochemistry; Daniela Palacios, nursing; Sarah Parker, rehabilitative sciences; Sydney Solomon, interior environmental design; Megan Stokes, biology; and Kiana Tipton, communication arts.

Volleyball: Sarah Cardenas, communication arts; Brittani Dear, chemistry; Claudia Hernandez, fashion management; Jaina Jackson, business administration; Meaghan Patterson, rehabilitative sciences; and Danielle Suarez, rehabilitative sciences.

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