UAB Student-Athletes Win C-USA Academic Awards

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June 30, 2000

BIRMINGHAM -- A total of 98 UAB student-athletes from 11 teams are among those receiving academic honors awarded by Conference USA the league office announced Friday.

Eight UAB student-athletes received the C-USA Academic Medal of Honor, which are awarded to student-athletes with a cumulative GPA of 3.75 or higher during the academic year. They include Igor Nikolic (men's basketball), Brent Laircey (baseball), Katja Lerew, Kerri Sparks, Denise Peters and Lisa Nowoslawski (women's soccer), Ryan Estes (football), and Kirsty Martin (track and field).

The 1999-2000 Academic Medal of Honor was the third straight for Nikolic, Laircey, Lerew, and Sparks. Nikolic is an engineering major from Yugoslavia, Laircey a biology major from Statesboro, Ga., Lerew an exercise science major from Wichita Falls, Texas, and Sparks a biology major from Birmingham.

The eight who received Academic Medals of Honor are also among the UAB student-athletes to earn a spot on the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll. Commissioner's Honor Roll members maintain a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or better and participate in a conference-sponsored sport

A complete list of UAB's C-USA Academic Honor Roll winners:

Baseball

  • Keith Barnes

  • Tyler Belcher

  • Mark Garner

  • Pete Giangrosso

  • Brandon Isbell

  • Mitch Jones

  • Brent Laircey

  • Joseph McRae

  • David Owen

  • Mark Paxton

  • Matt Phillips

  • Chris Reimers

  • Emmanuel Rivera

  • Tebe Shaw

  • Michael Stallings

    Football

  • Lee Carter

  • Thomas Cox

  • Ryan Estes

  • Jay Fitz-Gerald

  • Daryl Johnson

  • Matt Johnson

  • Jonathan Sledge

  • Jeff Tippets

    Men's Basketball

  • Morris Finley

  • Tony Johnson

  • Igor Nikolic

    Men's Golf

  • Tyrol Auret

  • Craig Gordon

  • Graeme McDowell

  • Adam Seale

    Men's Soccer

  • Josh Brinkley

  • Ned Crancer

  • Jermie Frankson

  • Lane Knight

  • Zach Musgrave

  • Houston Smith

  • John Ziannis

    Men's Tennis

  • Alexander Jung

  • Andre Van Der Merwe

  • Rusty Walker

  • Martin Woisetschlaeger

    Women's Basketball

  • Holly Holland

  • Jennifer McGuigan

  • Heather Lourie

  • Maria Salling

  • Denise Whitworth

    Women's Soccer

  • Christina Allegretti

  • Monica Bagley

  • Jennifer Braly

  • Stephanie Davis

  • Katja Lerew

  • Lisa Nowoslawski

  • Cynthia Penaranda

  • Denise Peters

  • Kerri Sparks

  • Christene Tran

  • Bridget Winston

  • Jennifer Woodward

  • Vanessa Woodward

    Women's Tennis

  • Natascha Immele

  • Michelle North

  • Esther Obergfoell

  • Monika Schmid

  • Mirela Vladulescu

  • Kristina Wilson

    Softball

  • Lauren Ferreiro

  • Kerri Foster

  • Desi Gunter

  • Andrea Hatcher

  • Candice Hithe

  • Kelly Lamb

  • Micheline Meek

  • Carrie Parker

  • Yaritza Santiago

  • Megan Stephenson

  • Krista Woods

    Women's Track/

    Cross Country

  • Yokita Baugh

  • Christina Caywood

  • Melissa Hopkins

  • Kimberly Jones

  • Amanda Kara

  • Carla Kelly

  • Reagan Langner

  • Kirsty Martin

  • Karen Werner

    Volleyball

  • Laura Burke

  • Kristen Pettey

  • Karen Steuer

  • Karla Wehrle