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PBC Releases Men's and Women's Basketball All-Academic Team

AUGUSTA, GA -- The Peach Belt Conference released the men's and women's basketball All-Academic team from the conference office in Augusta. The teams are part of a season-long program recognizing the outstanding accomplishments of PBC student-athletes in the classroom as well as on the field. To be eligible for the All-Academic team, a student-athlete must 1) participate in at least half of his/her team’s events and be either a starter or significant contributor; 2) achieved a 3.30 cumulative grade point average (on a 4.0 scale) and 3) completed at least one full academic year at his or her current institution. The Peach Belt Conference Sports Information Directors oversee and select the teams.

Founded in 1991, the Peach Belt Conference is home to 29 NCAA Division II National Championships. 13 member institutions in North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida and Alabama compete in 13 championship sports. 2009-10 members are Augusta State University, Armstrong Atlantic State University, Clayton State University, Columbus State University, Flagler College, Francis Marion University, Georgia College & State University, Georgia Southwestern State University, Lander University, University of Montevallo, North Georgia College & State University, University of North Carolina at Pembroke and the University of South Carolina Aiken.

Click here to visit the All-Academic Team page.

2012-13 Women's Basketball All-Academic Team

Player School Year Hometown GPA Major
Mia Antoine USC Aiken Sr. Stone Mountain, Ga. 3.836 Communications
Kaycee Cash Young Harris Soph.  Woodstock, Ga.  3.98  Biology 
Breanna Gleeson Young Harris Jr. Adelaide, South Australia 3.92 Business & Public Policy
Brittany Hill USC Aiken Jr. Mechanicsville, Va. 3.54 Exercise & Sport Science
Stephanie Huffman North Georgia Soph. Woodstock, Ga. 3.69 Pre-Nursing
Jazmine Kemp UNC Pembroke Soph. Elizabethtown, N.C. 3.848 Biology
Shanteona Keys Georgia College Soph. Roswell, Ga. 4.00 Mass Communication
Jen Knurek Flagler Sr. Orlando, Fla. 3.68 Psychology/Sociology
Briana McFarland Armstrong Sr. Dallas, Ga. 3.674 Radiologic Sciences
Daniela Tarailo USC Aiken Sr. Crown Point, Ind. 3.406 Biology

Honorable Mentions: Kristen Dickerson, Francis Marion; Porsha Martin, USC Aiken; Lisa Mitchell, Georgia College; Belinda Schaafsma, Georgia College.

2011-12 Men's Basketball All-Academic Team

Player School Year Hometown GPA Major
Travis Core North Georgia Soph. Trenton, Ga. 3.79 Physical Education/Exercise Science
Robby Goldsmith North Georgia Sr. Melbourne, Fla. 3.30 Business Management
Ben Jacobs UNC Pembroke Soph. Four Oaks, N.C. 3.98 Physical Education
Ryan May Montevallo Soph. Fayetteville, N.C. 3.30 Health Promotion/Psychology
David Pruett Lander Sr. Gainesville, Ga. 3.55 Mass Communications
Jesse Seilern USC Aiken Jr. Innsbruck, Austria 3.514 Business Administration
Phillip Uys Young Harris Jr. Gainesville, Ga. 3.33 Biology