News - Twelve GC Winter Athletes Named SLIAC All-Academic

Twelve GC Winter Athletes Named SLIAC All-Academic

Twelve GC Winter Athletes Named SLIAC All-Academic

ST. LOUIS, Mo. - Greenville College men’s and women’s basketball student-athletes were among the best academically in the conference in Monday’s release of the SLIAC all-academic honors. 

Twelve of the 45 SLIAC all-academic award recipients in the winter were Greenville College students, accounting for better than 25% of the 45 award winners in a conference of nine teams.

The recipients were varsity members of their school's men's or women's basketball squad for the Winter 2011-12 season. Other selection criteria include: (1) Minimum 3.5 cumulative grade point average, (2) At least sophomore academic standing and (3) Have at least one full year at current institution (first year transfers and true freshmen are not eligible).

GC honorees include:


Jose Garcia, Sr., Los Angeles, Calif./Notre Dame, Computer and Information Systems

Travis Garrison, Sr., Vancouver, Wash./Evergreen, Recreation

Benjamin Giertz, Jr., Strasburg, Ill./Stewardson-Strasburg, Physical Education

Simon Martin, Jr., Springfield, Ill./Lutheran, Biology, Chemistry

Jonas McBride, Sr., Perry, Mo./Mark Twain, Physical Education

Alex Mumphard, So., Fairview Heights, Ill./Althoff Catholic, Biology



Emily Gundy, Jr., Flanagan, Ill./Flanagan-Cornell, Biology, Chemistry

Julia Hale, Sr., Sturgis, S.D./Sturgis Brown, Psychology

Laura Hobbie, Sr., Ramsey, Ill./Vandalia Community, Biology Education

Lauren Schwaar, Sr., Mundelein, Ill./Homeschool, Communication

Katelyn Wise, Sr., Rochester, Ill./Rochester, Elementary Education


The full list of SLIAC all-academic award winners can be found at:



This story was published on March 05, 2012

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