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Six Hornets Named to Academic All-State Team

For immediate release – 7/12/2012 - #431
Six Hornets Named to Academic All-State Team

NEWPORT NEWS, VA – Six Lynchburg College student-athletes were recognized Wednesday with the release of the 2011-12 Virginia Sports Information Directors Academic All-State team.

The Hornet six included four seniors:

  • Jackie Bader, Women’s Soccer, Biomedical Science major, Fort Washington, MD
  • Franc Cook, Men’s Lacrosse, Athletic Training major, Milton, DE
  • Daniel Cutright, Cross Country and Track & Field, Exercise Physiology major, Montpelier, VA 
  • Elena Kritter, Volleyball, Theater major, Culpeper, VA

One junior:

Shelly Milks, Field Hockey, Exercise Physiology major, Gloucester, VA

And one sophomore:

Zach Fitzpatrick, Baseball, Business Administration and Economics major, Baltimore, MD

A total of 156 athletes that represent 26 schools in the state of Virginia had student-athletes recognized. To be recognized on the team, consisting of all colleges in the state of Virginia, a student-athlete had to have a 3.25 cumulative grade point average and at least a sophomore in eligibility.  Each school was allowed to nominate six student-athletes.