AUGUSTA, GA -- The Peach Belt Conference released the men's and
women's basketball All-Academic team from the conference office in
Augusta. The teams are part of a season-long program recognizing
the outstanding accomplishments of PBC student-athletes in the
classroom as well as on the field. To be eligible for the
All-Academic team, a student-athlete must 1) participate in at
least half of his/her team’s events and be either a starter
or significant contributor; 2) achieved a 3.30 cumulative grade
point average (on a 4.0 scale) and 3) completed at least one full
academic year at his or her current institution. The Peach Belt
Conference Sports Information Directors oversee and select the
Founded in 1991, the Peach Belt Conference is home to 29 NCAA Division II National Championships. 13 member institutions in North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida and Alabama compete in 13 championship sports. 2009-10 members are Augusta State University, Armstrong Atlantic State University, Clayton State University, Columbus State University, Flagler College, Francis Marion University, Georgia College & State University, Georgia Southwestern State University, Lander University, University of Montevallo, North Georgia College & State University, University of North Carolina at Pembroke and the University of South Carolina Aiken.
Click here to visit the All-Academic Team page.
2011-12 Women's Basketball All-Academic Team
|Mia Antoine||USC Aiken
||Jr.||Stone Mountain, Ga.
|Jessica Bivins||Georgia Southwestern||Sr.||Orlando, Fla.||3.41||Exercise Science|
|Brittany Bowen||USC Aiken||Jr.||Ellicot City, Md.||3.387||Exercise & Sport Science|
|DeDe Cotten||UNC Pembroke||Sr.||Fayetteville, N.C.||3.497||Health Promotions|
|Kristen Dickerson||Francis Marion||Jr.||Columbis, S.C.||3.383||Management|
|Jen Knurek||Flagler||Jr.||Orlando, Fla.||3.67||Psychology/Sociology|
|Porsha Martin||USC Aiken||Soph.||Douglasville, Ga.||3.446||Biology|
|Briana McFarland||Armstrong||Jr.||Dallas, Ga.||3.65||Radiological Sciences|
|Charlea Owen||Flagler||Sr.||St. Augustine, Fla.||3.80||Business Administration|
|Daniela Tarailo||USC Aiken||Jr.||Crown Point, Ind.||3.354||Biology|
Honorable Mentions: Marie Taylor, Flagler; Taylor Welch, Montevallo
2011-12 Men's Basketball All-Academic Team
|Elijah Hayes||Flagler||Soph.||Marietta, Ga.||3.34||Economics|
||Jr.||Sugar Hill, Ga.
|Jesse Seilern||USC Aiken||Soph.||Innsbruck, Austria||3.534||Business Administration|
|Andrew Smith||Francis Marion||Sr.||South Milwaukee, Wisc.||3.404||Management Info Systems|