36 Howard Payne Student-Athletes Recognized For Academic Achievement


Numerous student-athletes from 14 institutions have been recognized by the American Southwest Conference on its 2012 Fall All-Academic honor roll. The teams were announced by the ASC office on Monday (Jan. 28) and include the sports of cross country, football, soccer and volleyball.

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36 Howard Payne student-athletes made the 2012 American Southwest Conference Fall All-Academic honor roll. Six Yellow Jacket sports had representatives on the list – Women's Cross Country, Men's Cross Country, Football, Women's Soccer, Men's Soccer and Volleyball. The remaining sports are recognized at the end of the spring semester.

Women's Cross Country

Name                              Cl.                Major                                              Hometown

Amanda Gober                                 JR                Health Science                                Brownwood, TX

Baillie Trumble                                   SR                Biology                                            Granbury, TX

Shandi Winstead                               JR                Communications                             Brownwood, TX


Men's Cross Country

Name                                                           Cl.                Major                                              Hometown

Brady Timmons                              JR                Business Management                   Granbury, TX



Name                                                              Cl.                Major                                              Hometown

Donald Brake                                     SR                Criminal Justice                              Flower Mound, TX

Kevin Domingue                                 JR                Math/Education                              Kenefick, TX

Joshua Eppler                                     SR                Biology                                            Sachse, TX

Thomas Head                                  SR                Psychology/Administration            Alvarado, TX

Jonathan Henderson                           SR                Christian Education                         Plainview, TX

Joshua Kennedy                                 SR                Chemistry                                        Fort Worth, TX

John King                                            SR                Business Management                   Austin, TX

Matthew Melendez                          SR                History/Education                           Rosenberg, TX

Michael Melendez                              SR                History/Education                           Rosenberg, TX


Women's Soccer

Name                                                               Cl.                Major                                              Hometown

Jessica Baniewicz                              SR                Spanish                                           Plano, TX

Courtney Beene                                 JR                English/Education                           Oak Leaf, TX

Stephanie Boggs                                 JR                Exercise and Sport Science             Commerce, Mich

Haley Clanahan                                   JR                Biology                                            Chappell Hill, TX

Shannon Costello                             SR                Exercise and Sport Science             Farmington Hills, Mich

Kerrie Ford                                        JR                Political Science                              Houston, TX

Dillan Hanks                                    SO               Athletic Training                             Frisco, TX

Lori Horn                                            SR                Elementary Education                    Granbury, TX

Rebekah Johnson                               JR                Youth Ministry                                Missoula, MT

Rebecca Lamar                                   SR                Elementary Education                    Ovilla, TX

Erica Lopez                                          JR                Exercise and Sport Science             Pleasanton, TX

Kassey Nix                                         JR                Communications                             Brenham, TX

Mallory Orms                                      SR                Exercise and Sport Science             Springtown, TX

Linsey Reed                                     JR                Criminal Justice                              Alvin, TX

Sarah Weber                                     SR                Biology                                            Fort Myers, FL


Men's Soccer

Name                                                               Cl.                Major                                              Hometown

Drew Clanahan                                  SO               Math                                               Chappell Hill, TX

David Rucker                                     SR                Business Management                   Mesquite, TX

Christopher Thompson                     SR                Math                                               Roanoke, TX

Ryan Young                                        SR                Political Science                              Mesquite, TX



Name                                                            Cl.                Major                                              Hometown

Carlee Ammons                                SR                Communications                             Richmond, TX

Sarah Davies                                       SR                Biology                                            Austin, TX

Hannah Hicks                                     SR                Exercise and Sport Science             Flower Mound, TX

Taylor Jordan                                   JR                Criminal Justice                              Terrell, TX

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