PBC Releases Men's and Women's Basketball All-Academic Team
AUGUSTA, GA -- The Peach Belt Conference released the men's and women's basketball All-Academic team from the conference office in Augusta. The teams are part of a season-long program recognizing the outstanding accomplishments of PBC student-athletes in the classroom as well as on the field. To be eligible for the All-Academic team, a student-athlete must 1) participate in at least half of his/her team’s events and be either a starter or significant contributor; 2) achieved a 3.30 cumulative grade point average (on a 4.0 scale) and 3) completed at least one full academic year at his or her current institution. The Peach Belt Conference Sports Information Directors oversee and select the teams.
The 23 women's basketball players and 11 men's players represent the most honorees ever recognized for both sports.
Founded in 1991, the Peach Belt Conference is home to 33 NCAA
Division II National Championships. 14 member insttutions in North
Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida and Alabama compete in
13 championship sports. 2013-14 members are Armstrong
Atlantic State University, Clayton State University, Columbus State
University, Flagler College, Francis Marion University, Georgia
College & State University, Georgia Regents University, Georgia
Southwestern State University, Lander University, University of
Montevallo, North Georgia College & State University,
University of North Carolina at Pembroke the University of South
Carolina Aiken, and Young Harris College.
Click here to visit the All-Academic Team page.
2013-14 Women's Basketball All-Academic Team
|Kaycee Cash||Young Harris||Jr.||Woodstock, Ga.||3.98||Biology|
||Sr.||Adelaide, South Australia, Australia||3.94||Business & Public Policy
||Sr.||Richmond Hill, Ga.
||Georgia College||Soph.||Alpharetta, Ga.||4.00||Political Science
||Columbus State||Soph.||Cumming, Ga.
|Amaura Brandt||USC Aiken||So.||Augusta, Ga.||3.89||Chemistry|
Honorable Mentions: Katie Colson, Montevallo; Jazmine Kemp, UNC Pembroke; Jasmine McSwain, Georgia Southwestern; Passhayla Williams, Flagler; Hanna Bognar, Armstrong; Jenna Thompson, Young Harris; Molly Rainwater, North Georgia; Marie Taylor, Flagler; Ashleigh Zandi, Lander; Tiffany Addison, USC Aiken; Mckenna Rushton, Georgia College.
2013-14 Men's Basketball All-Academic Team
||North Georgia||Jr.||Trenton, Ga.
||3.87||Exercise Sport Science
|Jesse Seilern||USC Aiken||Sr.||Innsbruck, Austria||3.57
||Georgia College||Soph.||Kennesaw, Ga.
|Philip Uys||Young Harris||Sr.||Gainesville, Ga.||3.41||Biology|
|Andrew Lawrence||North Georgia||Jr.||Hilliard, Fl.||3.37||Middle Grades Education|
|Alex Reid||Georgia College||Jr.||Savannah, Ga.||3.31||Math|
|Rob Brown||UNC Pembroke||Jr.||Fayetteville, N.C.||3.49||Exercise Science|