Tuesday's college roundup
NCCU lands MEAC honors
NORFOLK, Va. — N.C. Central had 76 athletes named to the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Commissioner’s All-Academic Team, which recognizes the academic achievements of the Eagles’ 14 athletic programs during the 2012-13 school year.
The conference honored 886 student-athletes from the 13 member institutions, including sophomores to seniors, with a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0.
Here are the NCCU athletes who were named:
Baseball—Gavin Guarrera, Glenn Frye, Luis Diaz, Terry McNabb, Carter Williamson, Zach Lee, Ryan Collins, Ruben Rios, Ronald Thompson, Troy Marrow, Tyson Simpson, Jacobi Harris, Jacob Russell, Corey Williamson, Jasper Jones, Michael Romano, Sam Fulmer.
Softball—Martha Batie, London Booker, London Germ, Camille Hampton, Regina Diaz, Bianka Molina, Emerie Germ, Tiphani Jackson.
Men’s basketball—Ebuka Anyoarah, Stanton Kidd.
Women’s basketball—Kaylah Blount, Tenika Neely, Khyra Conerly, Montreshia Perry.
Bowling—Rae’Shelle Drayton, Khrystal Richardson.
Football—Demontray Ryland, Allonte Tuppins, Mathew Goggans, Lamar Scruggs, Michael Wells, Tazmon Foster, Malik Cromartie, Tommy Wallace, Oleg Parent, Jordan Reid, Michael Wells
Golf—Walter Batts, Andre Jones, Spencer Jones, Glendon Mabe, Ryne Toole.
Men’s tennis—Stephan Charles-Donatien, Jose Fabara, Fabric George, Danil Gerasimov, Hoyte Jamal, Tamina Kienka.
Women’s tennis—Julia Aguillar, Aissa Muamba, Ekaterina Nekrasova, Olesya Palko, Mia Ramic.
Men’s track and field—Brandon Addison.
Women’s track and field—Adrian Roberson, Taisha Parkins, Santese Pryor, Sararesa Hudson, Jasmine Wanamaker, LaCreesha Gore.
Volleyball—Christine Anthony, Dayana Arrufat, Alice Genna, Jasmine Jackson, Denni Johnson, Ashley McCarthy, Melissa Rabell, J’Nae Raynor, Kalin Russell.
Duke’s Xiao named All-American Scholar
DURHAM — Duke rising sophomore Yi Xiao posted a 3.787 GPA in her first school year and was named to the Women’s Golf Coaches Association’s All-American Scholars list for Division I.
The criteria for selection are some of the most stringent in college athletics, requiring a minimum cumulative GPA is 3.50.
Xiao, a native of Guangzhou, Guangdong, South China, saw action in four tournaments as a rookie for Duke and posted a 74.92 stroke average. She opened her career by tying for 10th place at the Cougar Classic with rounds of 72, 74 and 68 for a total of 214.