SPARTANBURG, S.C. — The Southern Conference released its academic honor roll for the 2015-16 academic year on Tuesday, with 10 SIUE wrestlers earning distinction.
The academic honor roll originated in 1988-89 when SoCon athletic directors established the award as a way to recognize the league’s outstanding student-athletes. The academic honor roll consists of student-athletes who participated in varsity sports and posted a 3.0 grade point average or higher, were eligible the entire academic year and were members of the final squad lists.
SIUE is a member of the SoCon in wrestling.
The SIUE student-athletes honored are listed below with year of eligibility and major.
- Clayton Bass, junior, economics
- Lucas Bernal, freshman, undeclared
- Jacob Godinez, freshman, undeclared
- Nate Higgins, freshman, business economics and finance
- Chris Johnson, senior, construction management
- Cameron Kelly, sophomore, undeclared
- Connor McMahon, senior, history education
- Jake Residori, senior, business administration
- Jake Tindle, junior, chemistry
- Karsten Van Velsor, junior, special education