21 Texas A&M-Commerce Student-Athletes Receive Recognition from Division II Athletic Directors Association
The Division II Athletics Directors
Association (DII ADA) announced on Tuesday that 21 Texas A&M
University-Commerce student-athletes for 2009-10 were recipients of
the DII ADA Academic Achievement Awards presented by
Earning recognition were Logan Kelly, Robert Reed, Tyler Tyndell and Brandon Womack from men’s cross country/track and field; Ron Balthazar, Anthony Valle and Kyle Weaver from men’s track and field; Jamie Hays from women’s cross country; T.J. Nielsen from football; Malonie Oats from women’s golf; Lacy Alexander, Jennifer Alvarado, Taylor Cabler, Courtney Coch, Taylor Jordan, Randi Hafele, Devon Herrman and Jordan McCarty from women’s soccer, Lauren Flynn, Alyssa Oberle and Rachael Shelton from volleyball.
The Academic Achievement Awards is a program that recognizes the academic accomplishments of student-athletes at the Division II level. In order for a student-athlete to receive an Academic Achievement Award, the athletics director of the Division II institution MUST BE a CURRENT dues paying member of the DII ADA. Also, the student-athlete must:
* have a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale
* have attended a minimum of two years (four semesters) of college level work
* have been an active member of an intercollegiate team during his/her last academic year.