Twelve Redbirds Named to MVC Scholar-Athlete Team
Valerie Jones
Valerie Jones

Feb. 26, 2014

ST.LOUIS-Mo. - The Missouri Valley Conference 2013-14 Scholar Athlete Team was announced Wednesday with 12 Illinois State had 12 swimmers and divers named to the list of 47 MVC student-athletes.

To receive this honor student-athletes had to of completed at least one year and maintain either a 3.2 grade-point average and obtain all-conference honors, achieve a 3.5 grade-point average and finish top sixteen in an individual event at the conference championships, or maintain a 3.8 grade-point average and participate in the MVC championship.

The 12 Redbird swimmers and divers named MVC Scholar-Athlete are Erica Halley, Keely Hunt, Valerie Jones, Maggie Kopp, Katelyn Kresal, April Livingston, Katherine Nelson, Kelly Sanks, Samantha Schuckles, Courtney Taylor, Marissa Yontz, and Wenting Zhang.

Of the Redbirds who received the honor, three processed grade point averages above 3.8. These student-athletes included Halley, Kopp, and Sanks.

Illinois State swimming and diving finished its' season strong with a second-place victory at the MVC Championships. Your online source for Illinois State Athletics, tickets, Weisbecker Scholarship Fund gifts, multimedia, Redbird merchandise, photos and more.