CLEVELAND, Ohio — Georgia Southern offensive tackle Garrett Frye recently was named to the 16th annual Football Championship Subdivision Athletics Directors Association Academic All-Star Team.
Frye, a junior exercise-science major, now boasts a 3.75 cumulative grade-point average after being named to GSU’s president’s list for earning a 4.0 grade-point average for the fall 2013 semester.
Each nominee was required to have a minimum GPA of 3.2 (on a 4.0 scale) in undergraduate study and have been a starter or key player with legitimate athletics credentials.
“The FCS ADA is honored to present this prestigious award to our football student-athletes each year,” stated FCS ADA President Brian Hutchinson, director of athletics, Morehead State University. “Each year, these young men epitomize the definition of student-athlete, both in the classroom and on the field. Our Association is pleased to recognize their accomplishments annually.”
Football players from all Football Championship Subdivision institutions are eligible for these prestigious awards. Each of the nominees were required to have a minimum grade point average of 3.20 (on a 4.00 scale) in undergraduate study and have been a starter or key player with legitimate athletics credentials. He must have reached his second year of athletics and academic standing at the nominated institution and must also have participated in 50 percent of the games played at his designated position.
STATESBORO — Georgia Southern softball posted its best fall semester in the classroom in program history with a 3.492 team grade-point average.
The Eagles had 17 of 20 student-athletes recording a semester GPA higher than 3.0. Overall, five student-athletes appeared on the president’s list with a perfect 4.0 GPA. Another six players finished the semester on the dean’s list and had a GPA higher than 3.5.
The Eagles open the 2014 campaign at 5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 7, in the Eagle Round Robin against Oakland at Eagle Field.