TranSouth Athletic Conference Announces Final Baseball Scholar-Athletes
MAYFIELD, Ky. – The TranSouth Athletic Conference has announced its final spring Scholar-Athlete honorees, and once again, the baseball teams in the TranSouth have excelled both on the field and in the classroom. Among the five TranSouth teams, 49 individuals have earned recognition as TranSouth Scholar-Athletes, with 14 of the athletes also qualifying as NAIA Scholar-Athletes. To earn TranSouth Scholar-Athlete status, a player must be a varsity player who possesses a 3.0 or higher grade-point average and has attained sophomore status or higher academically. To qualify as a Daktronics NAIA Scholar-Athlete, a varsity athlete must have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher, be at least a junior academically, and must have been at the nominating institution for a full calendar year. Below is a breakdown of all 49 TranSouth Scholar-Athletes, listed by school. Those marked with an asterisk (*) also achieved Daktronics NAIA Scholar-Athlete status.
Bethel University (11): Brett Adams, Ryne Bivens, Cade Chambers, Caleb Crocker*, Will Erwin, Brian Ferrell*, David Gardner, JD Newsom, Jason Overton, Jordan Stack*, Joey Wilder
Blue Mountain College (7): Brandon Berry, Justin Daniel, Gardner Richey, Matt Roberts, Brent Townsend, Ben Wallis, Will Wallis
Freed-Hardeman University (15): Tyler Anderson*, Joe Creasy*, Kyle Dearing*, Ryan Fares, Connor Kohlscheen, Jackson Lockhart, Mark Malone, Casey Overturf, Drew Suttles, Jake Todd, Eric Thompkins*, Pete Trollinger, Zack White*, Ryan Wood, Greg Young*
Martin Methodist College (8): Zach Bailey, Evan Fergerson, Nick Flanagan, Rob Holley*, Jerry Jeter, Justin Lumpkins, Jacob Ray*, Dillon Sands*
Mid-Continent University (8): Cory Ames, Hunter Bolden, Austin Clark, Luke Deaton, Michael Edwards, Caleb Luttrell, Jordan Manney*, Bill Schroeder*