PIKEVILLE – Seven University of Pikeville women’s basketball student-athletes earned Academic All Mid-South Conference honors, league officials announced on Wednesday.
In order to be nominated by an institution, a student-athlete must maintain a minimum grade-point average of 3.25 on a 4.0 scale and have achieved at least sophomore academic status.
While Lindsey Wilson tallied the most academic honors with eight, UPIKE, Campbellsville and Cumberlands all tied for second with seven honorees.
UPIKE’s varsity award winners include senior Kayla Day, junior Kelah Eldridge and sophomore Jamie Castle, Devin Conley and Rachel Lee. It’s the third straight season with the award for Day, while Eldridge received her second straight.
Junior-varsity team members Cathryn Calhoun and Amber Mills were also named Academic All-MSC for their work in the classroom.
Community Trust Bank is the sponsor of the Mid-South Conference Academic Award program.
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