ActivePaper Archive MCNEESE BRIEFS - American Press, 2/11/2020


McNeese places 99 on

SLC Commissioner’s

Honor Roll

FRISCO, Tex. — The Southland Conference announced its 935 studentathletes from across 62 teams and five sports for the Fall 2019 Commissioner’s Honor Roll with McNeese having 99 student-athletes named to rank fourth among the 13 conference schools and tops among the league schools from Louisiana.

Fall sports from the Southland include football, men’s and women’s cross country, women’s soccer and women’s volleyball.

The Southland Fall Commissioner’s Honor Roll recognizes student-athletes from the aforementioned sports who maintain at least a 3.0 grade point average (GPA) in the semester of their sport.

Of the 935 students named to the list, 179 held a flawless 4.0 GPA throughout the fall term including 14 from McNeese – Markus Kopp, men’s cross country; Ciara Gilroy, Haile Gilroy and Sophie Grabner, women’s cross country; Brayden Adams and Zach Hayes, football; Rebecca Adcock, Delana Friesen, Hayley Halliday, Kelly Hines, Juna Suppan and Emma Roccaforte, women’s soccer; Alexis Lambert and Regan Stiawalt, volleyball.

Breaking it down by sport for McNeese, men’s cross country had 10 named to the list, women’s cross country with 12, football 42, soccer 22, and volleyball 13.

Among the 13 Southland institutions, Abilene Christian led the way with 139 student-athletes, followed by Central Arkansas with 115 and UIW with 100. McNeese came in next with 99, trailed by Northwestern State’s 95 and 89 selections each from Houston Baptist and Southeastern Louisiana.

Reid shoots 74, MSU

tied for 12th

BOCA RATON, Fla.— Sophomore Bethany Reid posted a career low 74 in Monday’s second round of the Florida Atlantic Winter Warm Up and as a team the Cowgirls posted rounds of 318 and 312 for a 630 and sit in a 12th place tie heading into the final round Tuesday. The final 18 holes will a 7:45 a.m. shotgun start.

Reid began her day with an opening round 75 and its tied for 11th place. Senior Riley Isaac is tied for 39th place after rounds of 80 and 77. Maria Garcia is tied for 56th place (81-79), Anika Hovda is tied for 73rd place (85-82), and Roxane Nataf is tied for 80th place (88-91).

Seton Hall is the team leader after posting rounds of 291 and 291 (584) and are 10 shots ahead of second place Arkansas State (295-299-594). Xavier (600) is in third place followed by Dartmouth (602) and Quinnipiac (604) to round out the Top 5.

Yale (605) heads into the final round in 6th place, one shot out of fifth place followed by host Florida Atlantic (608).

Eastern Kentucky (613), Western Carolina (613), and Princeton (613) are all tied for eighth place. Columbia

(622) is in 11th place while the Cowgirls (630) are tied with Charleston Southern (630) for 12th placed. Butler (638) rounds out the scoring in 14th place (638)