Lincoln Student-Athletes Recognized for Academic Excellence

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Nine student-athletes from Lincoln University are among the 4,492 recipients of the 2011-12 Division 2 Athletics Association (D2ADA) Academic Achievement Award.

The Academic Achievement Awards is a program which highlights the academic accomplishments of D2 student-athletes.

Sarah Danaher (bowling and softball), Shari Davis (women’s tennis), Ashley Durr (softball), Gerald Foster (football), Jordan Jones (football), Trevor Kamhunga (men’s soccer), Mariah Liberty (women’s soccer and softball), Michael Sangster (men’s soccer and tennis) and Brucelee Sterile (football) made the list for the Lions.

In order to receive the award, the student-athlete must:

  • have a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale
  • have attended a minimum of two years (four semesters) of college level work
  • have been an active member of an intercollegiate team during his/her last academic year

“I am delighted that the D2ADA has recognized these Lincoln University student-athletes who have diligently worked to establish themselves as scholars amongst their peers,” said Sherese Parker, Assistant Athletic Director for Academic Services & Student Affairs. “They will be the first Lincoln student-athletes to be recognized with this distinction and I am sure they will not take the honor lightly.”

Parker said that she is also looking forward to more student-athletes meeting the D2ADA’s criteria of academic excellence, which is the mantra and legacy of Lincoln University.

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