Six Vixens Earn All-State Academic Honor

Six Vixens Earn All-State Academic Honor

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. -- The Virginia Sports Information Directors announced its Academic All-State team on Tuesday, June 18 and a total of 221 student-athletes, representing 37 schools in the state were recognized.


To earn VaSID Academic All-State honors, a student-athlete must have achieved at least a 3.25 grade point average and be at least a sophomore.  Each school in the state is allowed six nominees.


Each of Sweet Briar's six varsity athletics teams is represented on the 2012-13 VaSID Academic All-State squad.


Sweet Briar College - VaSID Academic All-State

Loralei Whittaker, Jr., Field Hockey, Business, Chesapeake, Va.

Kesley Barta, So., Lacrosse, Engineering,  Seattle, Wash.

Ali Lifka, Sr., Soccer, Environmental Science, Arden, N.C.

Nikki Thompson, Sr., Softball, Biology, Axton, Va.

Emma Merritt-Cuneo, Jr., Tennis, International Affairs, Pacifica, Calif.

Marian Huber, Jr., Swimming, Liberal Studies, Newport News, Va.


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 and community college levels, provided that individual's area of responsibility lies within the realm of sports information. 


For more information on VaSID All-State teams, please visit the VaSID website.


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