Lincoln's student-athletes recognized for academic excellence
CLEVELAND, Ohio - Nine student-athletes from Lincoln University
were among the 4,492 recipients of the 2011-12 Division 2 Athletics
Association (D2ADA) Academic Achievement Award on Wednesday.
The Academic Achievement Awards is a program which highlights the academic accomplishments of D2 student-athletes.
Sarah Danaher (Waitsfield, Vt./Harwood Union HS) (bowling and softball), Shari Davis (Clinton, Md./Gwynn Park HS) (women's tennis), Ashley Durr (Waldorf, Md./Gwynn Park) (softball), Gerald Foster (P.G. County, Md./Oxon Hill HS) (football), Jordan Jones (Miami, Fla./North Miami Beach HS) (football), Trevor Kamhunga (Harare, Zimbabwe/Churchill HS) (men's soccer), Mariah Liberty (Waterbury, Vt./Harwood Union HS) (women's soccer and softball), Michael Sangster (Belize, C.A/Sacred Heart College) (men's soccer and tennis) and Brucelee Sterile (Miami, Fla./North Miami Beach HS) (football) made the list for the Lions.
“I am delighted that the D2ADA has recognized these Lincoln University student-athletes who have diligently worked to establish themselves as scholars amongst their peers,” said Sherese Parker, Assistant Athletic Director for Academic Services in Student Affairs. “They will be the first Lincoln student-athletes to be recognized with this distinction and I am sure they will not take the honor lightly.”
Parker said that she is also looking forward to more student-athletes meeting the D2ADA's criteria of academic excellence, which is the mantra and legacy of Lincoln University.