Ryan South was among 59 UMSL student-athletes to earn Academic All-GLVC honors.

The Great Lakes Valley Conference has released its list of academic all-conference selections for the 2009-10 academic year, and the University of Missouri–St. Louis had 59 student-athletes receive recognition for their academic accomplishments.

Ten of UMSL’s 11 sports were represented on the list with women’s basketball accounting for the most with 11 student-athletes. That number also tied Rockhurst University in Kansas City, Mo., for the most in that sport. Women’s soccer and softball followed by accounting for eight student-athletes each.

A total of 31 student-athletes were repeat recipients for this award, having been named at least once before during their career, including graduating seniors Caitlin Farrow (women’s soccer), Lacey Shalenko (women’s basketball), Kristi White (women’s basketball), Andy Schaul (men’s soccer), Ryan South (men’s soccer), Ryan Vines (men’s soccer), Justin Rodgers (baseball), Katie Bartlett (softball), Meaghan Bauer (softball), Carly Maddock (softball) and Sarah Eisnaugle (volleyball). Those students earned academic all-conference honors in each of their years at UMSL.

To be nominated for the Academic All-GLVC team, student-athletes must have a) completed at least two semesters at their institution and have a cumulative GPA that meets the Academic All-American standard (3.30) or have attained a GPA of least 3.40 in each of the preceding two semesters or b) have not completed two semesters and attained a GPA of 3.40 or higher.

In all, a record 1,324 student-athletes received Academic All-GLVC honors with the 88.3 awards per institution marking the second-highest awards total in league history. There were 91.8 honorees per institution during the 2007-08 academic year.

* – Indicates number of Academic All-Conference honors

Women’s Basketball (11)
Kelly Carter
Yuan Feng
Kelcy Hulbert***
Brooke Lair
Kelly Mitchell***
Caitlyn Moody**
Deaven Omohundro
Kiki Robinson
Lacey Shalenko****
KeAmber Vaughn
Kristi White****

Women’s Soccer (8)
Michelle Cissi
Caitlin Farrow***
Jesa Jenkins
Lauren Kerley**
Lindsay Krull
Anne Prenger**
Hanna Sayre**
Sarah Stone

Softball (8)
Katie Bartlett****
Meaghan Bauer**
Stephanie Benson
JaCee Ellis***
Sarah Estopare
Karey Kruse
Carly Maddock****
Amanda Seib***

Baseball (6)
Matt Macke**
Brian McCulloch
Justin Rodgers***
Austin Schuler
Drew Standefer
Dean Streed

Men’s Soccer (6)
Justin Barwick
Jack McKenna***
Andy Schaul****
Ryan South****
Ryan Vines****
Kyle Wogtech***

Women’s Tennis (6)
Aya Gombo**
Kristina Lazarova
Cassie Maerz**
Katie Rynkiewich**
Yuki Takashima
Stephanie Thompson***

Volleyball (5)
Liz Cook***
Sarah Eisnaugle*****
Lauren Hubbard
Liz Jaeger
Megan Walker

Men’s Basketball (4)
Cody Kliethermes
Nicolai Oestbye
Vinnie Raimando
Zach Redel

Men’s Tennis (3)
Daniel Anthony**
Tim Bryant***
Felipe Naranjo

Women’s Golf (2)
Samantha Pelc
Clara Vila**

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