Conference Honors 1,350 Student-Athletes

Conference Honors 1,350 Student-Athletes

FOREST, Va. --- The Old Dominion Athletic Conference All-Academic Team eclipsed 1,000 student-athletes for the sixth consecutive year and set a new high-water mark for conference honorees for the third year in a row.  With representatives from each of the 17 ODAC institutions (including Catholic University for football only, Greensboro College and Notre Dame of Maryland University for swimming only, and Shenandoah University for field hockey and track & field only), 1,350 student-athletes earned recognition on the 2011-12 ODAC All-Academic Team.

Eligibility for the ODAC All-Academic Team is open to any student-athlete that competes in a conference-sponsored sport, regardless of academic class.  He or she must achieve at least a 3.25 grade point average for the year to be considered for an ODAC All-Academic Award.


Sweet Briar College placed 36 student-athletes on the 2011-12 ODAC All Academic Team.

Rachael Ashdown, Lacrosse

Tonya Bapties, Swimming

Kelsey Barta, Lacrosse

Katherine Buddo, Soccer

Rebecca Buechler, Soccer

Rachel Byrd, Tennis

Kiera Cavalleri, Field Hockey

Elizabeth Davey, Soccer

Jacqueline Dodwell, Soccer

Mary Earnhart, Softball

Olivia Fagan, Soccer

Katlyn Fleming, Swimming

Brittany Fox, Swimming

Hollie Halford, Softball

Grace Herion, Lacrosse

Emily Jones, Swimming

Alison Lifka, Soccer

Sarah Manter, Tennis

Angelina McCahey, Swimming

Bridget McGinley, Swimming

Margaret McNamara, Field Hockey

Emma Merritt-Cuneo, Tennis

Kim Orchowski, Field Hockey and Lacrosse

Sierra Palmieri, Soccer

Angelina Peck, Soccer

Rosalie Purvis, Swimming

Yuliya Rigg, Tennis

Alexandra St. Pierre, Field Hockey

Amanda Thompson, Softball

Madison Trout, Softball and Swimming

Seanne Weekes, Soccer and Lacrosse

Ilisa Weinberg, Lacrosse

Loralei Whittaker, Field Hockey and Softball

Madeline Wilson, Field Hockey

Sarah Winstead, Lacrosse

Xue Xia, Field Hockey and Tennis


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(Release courtesy of the ODAC office)

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