Barton lands eight on academic all-conference teams for basketball, indoor track

Barton lands eight on academic all-conference teams for basketball, indoor track

by Benny Benton

HIGH POINT, N.C. – A total of eight Barton College student-athletes have been named to the 2016-17 Conference Carolinas Men’s and Women’s Academic All-Conference teams in the winter sports, the league has announced.

Academic All-Conference members are juniors or seniors who have earned a cumulative grade point average of 3.25 or higher on a 4.0 scale while also competing in a conference sponsored sport. The GPA is calculated based on the student-athlete’s cumulative average through the previous semester, and each student-athlete must have attended his or her member institution for at least one academic year.

A total of 119 student-athletes representing 11 member institutions were named to the academic all-conference teams in men’s basketball, women’s basketball, men’s indoor track and field, and women’s indoor track and field.

Barton College 2016-17 Conference Carolinas Academic All-Conference, Winter Sports

Men’s Basketball
Tyler Thayer

Women’s Basketball

Jasmine Fate

Men’s Indoor Track and Field

Justin Alford
Tyler Amerson
Hunter Hinson
Luar Mercado Lopez
Adam Pope 

Women’s Indoor Track and Field

Heather Cuddington