The 2016-17 Virginia Sports Information Directors (VaSID) Academic All-State team was announced and six Sweet Briar College student-athletes are among the 217 student-athletes from 37 colleges and universities across the state that were recognized.
Noell Cosby, Lydia Gullicksen, Kiley Jolicoeur, Alicia Wooten, Samantha Yew, and Claire Zak are the six SBC student-athletes selected to the Academic All-State team. To be eligible a student-athlete must have at least a 3.25 cumulative grade point average, and be a sophomore or higher. All six Sweet Briar students that were chosen had grade point averages over 3.75, with Wooten and Gullicksen posting grade point averages over 3.9.
VaSID is comprised of sports information or athletics communications professionals from intercollegiate institutions throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia. Membership is open to any individual affiliated with one of the state's institutions at the NCAA Division I, Division II, Division III, NAIA, USCAA, NJCAA, community college and independent levels, provided that individual's area of responsibility lies within the realm of sports information.