ODAC All-Academic Team features 31 Sweet Briar student-athletes

Posted on July 13, 2017 by Neil Brown

The Old Dominion Athletic Conference has announced its 2017-18 All-Academic Team, which features 31 Sweet Briar College student-athletes.

Student-athletes Class of 2017 photo The Class of 2017 includes several student-athletes.

In total, 1,974 students participated in an ODAC-sponsored sport and had a 3.25 or high cumulative GPA for the 2016-17 school year. This is the 11th consecutive year that the conference’s 14 full-time and three associate members have totaled over 1,000 people on the all-academic squad.

Soccer leads in the number of members on the All-Academic Team with 13, followed by tennis (8), lacrosse (5), swimming and cross-country (4), golf (3), and softball and riding (1).

The Vixens named to the ODAC All-Academic Team are:

  • Cassidy Bodkin (soccer)

  • Brooke Burnett (swimming, lacrosse)

  • Alexa Dahlin (soccer)

  • Des’rae Davis (soccer, tennis)

  • Emily Dodson (field hockey)

  • Lydia Gullicksen (cross-country)

  • Sydney Hodge (golf)

  • Kiley Jolicooeur (field hockey, lacrosse)

  • Jessica Lusby (field hockey, lacrosse)

  • Karylnn McCarthy (soccer)

  • Mary McDevitt (swimming)

  • Svetlana Morgan (soccer)

  • Courtney Nelson (soccer)

  • Maggy O’Donnell (cross-country)

  • Rebecca Parrish (golf)

  • Rachel Partington (soccer)

  • Elizabeth Phaup (soccer, lacrosse)

  • Meagan Phister (golf)

  • Ashton Reid (soccer, lacrosse)

  • Erika Rugh (softball)

  • Gina Rutledge (tennis)

  • Emma Thom (tennis, riding)

  • Caroline Thomas (soccer, swimming)

  • Lacey Tucker (soccer, tennis)

  • Kim Uglum (cross-country)

  • Emily Wandling (tennis)

  • Melissa Wert (soccer)

  • Alicia Wooten (soccer, tennis)

  • Samantha Yew (tennis)

  • Claire Zak (cross-country, swimming)

A full list of all student-athletes named to the All-Academic Team can be found here.