Bey & Kemper Named To C-USA All-Academic Team

May 27, 2016

IRVING – Another academic accolade for seniors Connor Bey and Susie Kemper after being named to the 2016 Conference USA track and field All-Academic teams, announced by the conference office Friday.

The two teams consisted of 28 total athletes and the student-athletes must hold a minimum 3.2 grade point average and have used a year of eligibility.

Bey, a senior from Celina had a 3.94 GPA in computer science, earned his third C-USA all-academic team award and finished sixth in the C-USA outdoor championships in the 400-meter dash. Bey also competes in the 200-meter dash, 4x100-meter relay team, 4x400-meter relay team and on the distance medley relay team.

Kemper, a senior from Liberty Hill had a perfect 4.0 GPA in English, was named to the C-USA academic team for the first time in her career. Kemper finished fourth at the C-USA outdoor championships in the 1500-meter run and was 18th in the 5,000 meter run at the C-USA outdoor championships. Kemper also competes in the 800-meter run, 4x800 meter relay team and the distance medley relay team.

2016 Conference USA Women's Track & Field All-Academic Team
Taylor Carcella, R-Sr. - Charlotte | 3.40 - Chemistry and Biology
Kristen Williams, So. - Charlotte | 3.86 - Exercise Science
Victoria Merriweather, Jr. - Charlotte | 3.252 - Sociology and Journalism minor
Tiffanni Hernandez, Sr. - FIU | 3.91 - Criminal Justice
Alexandra Phares, Sr. - Marshall | 4.00 - Geography
Atarah Abdullah-Muhammad, Jr. - Middle Tennessee | 3.862 - English
Qetuwrah Abdullah-Muhammad, So. - Middle Tennessee | 3.724 - Nursing
Agnes Abu, Jr. - Middle Tennessee | 3.60 - Community and Public Health
Susie Kemper, Sr. - North Texas | 4.00 - English
Daisy Ding, Jr. - Rice | 3.47 - Material Sciences & Nano-engineering and Economics
Belle MacFarlane, Sr. - Rice | 3.99 - Kinesiology and Psychology
Cali Roper, Jr. - Rice | 3.76 - Sports Management
Elsa Racasan, So. - Rice | 4.09 - Kinesiology
Dana Dillistone, Jr. - Southern Miss | 4.0 - Biochemistry
Lucy Crookes, Sr. - UAB | 4.0 - Communication Management
Fayon Gonzales, Jr. - UTEP | 3.66 - Kinesiology
Sandra Akachukwu, Jr. - WKU | 3.84 - Exercise Science (Pre-Physical Therapy)

2016 Conference USA Men's Track & Field All-Academic Team
Zack Greth, R-Sr. - Charlotte | 3.97 - Psychology and Sociology
Daniel Beamer, So. - Charlotte | 3.91 - Business
Luka Mustafic, Gr-Sr. - FIU | 3.67 - International Business (Master's Program)
Tom Stringer, R-Jr. - Louisiana Tech | 3.95 - Finance
Atsu Nyamadi, Sr. - Middle Tennessee | 3.276 - Liberal Studies
Connor Bey, Sr. - North Texas | 3.94 - Computer Science
Evan Karakolis, Sr. - Rice | 4.13 - Mechanical Engineering
Sven Zellner, Sr. - UTEP | 3.82 - Mechanical Engineering
Esteban Montanez, So. - UTEP | 3.83 - Electrical Engineering
Victor Perez, Jr. - UTSA | 3.50 - Electrical Engineering
Vincent Wyatt, Gr-Sr. - WKU | 3.66 - Graduate School

 

 

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