Press Release MIAA Conference:
The Division 2Athletics Directors Association (D2ADA) announced the 2012-13 recipients of theD2ADA Academic Achievement Awards. The Academic Achievement Awards is aprogram that recognizes the academic accomplishments of student-athletes at theDivision 2 level.
A record number of institutions (171) and student-athletes (6,881) are beingrecognized for the 2012-13 Academic Achievement Awards. The PennsylvaniaState Athletic Conference (PSAC) had 759 student-athletes honored, arecord-high for the program, followed by the Great Lakes Valley Conference(GLVC) with 653 student-athletes being recognized and the Mid-AmericaIntercollegiate Athletics Association (MIAA) with 635 student-athletes beingacknowledged with this award.
"The D2ADA would like to thank and congratulate the institutions that took partin honoring the record-number of 6,854 student-athletes with 2012-13 AcademicAchievement Awards," stated D2ADA President Anita Barker, director of athleticsat Chico State University. "We continuously strive to recognize and honordeserving Division 2 student-athletes. This award gives us the platformto showcase these individuals and their efforts in the classroom, as well as onthe playing field."
In order for a student-athlete to receive an Academic Achievement Award, theathletics director of the Division 2 institution MUST BE a CURRENT dues payingmember of the D2ADA.
Also, the student-athlete must: have a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 orhigher on a 4.0 scale have attended a minimum of two years (four semesters) ofcollege level work have been an active member of an intercollegiate team duringhis/her last academic year.
The following institutions submitted student-athletes for the Division 2 ADAAcademic Achievement Award:
CCAA - Cal Poly Pomona, Cal State Dominguez Hills, Cal State East Bay, CalState San Bernardino, Chico State, Humboldt State, Sonoma State, UC San Diego;
CACC - Bloomfield, Caldwell, Chestnut Hill, Felician, Georgian Court, HolyFamily, Philadelphia, Post, Wilmington, University of the Sciences;
CIAA - Bowie State, Chowan, Elizabeth City State, Fayetteville State, SaintAugustine's, Shaw, Virginia State;
CC - Barton, Coker, Erskine, King, Limestone, Mount Olive;
ECC - Daemen; District of Columbia, Molloy, NYIT, Saint Thomas Aquinas;
GAC - Arkansas Monticello, Henderson State, Northwestern Oklahoma State; SoutheasternOklahoma State, Southwestern Oklahoma State;
GLIAC - Ashland, Findlay, Grand Valley State, Hillsdale, Lake Erie, Malone,Michigan Tech, Northern Michigan, Saginaw Valley State, Tiffin, Wayne StateUniv.
GLVC - Bellarmine, Drury, Illinois Springfield, Indianapolis, Maryville,Missouri S&T, Rockhurst, Southern Indiana, William Jewell, WisconsinParkside;
GNAC - Alaska Fairbanks, Montana State Billings, Seattle Pacific, Simon Fraser,Western Washington;
GSC - Alabama Huntsville, Christian Brothers, North Alabama, Shorter, Union,West Alabama, West Florida;
HC - Arkansas Fort Smith, Dallas Baptist;
Independent - Notre Dame, Palm Beach Atlantic, Salem International, SouthDakota School of Mines, Virginia Wise;
LSC - Abilene Christian, Angelo State, Cameron, Incarnate Word, MidwesternState, Texas A&M Commerce, Texas Woman's;
MIAA - Central Missouri, Emporia State, Lincoln, Lindenwood, Missouri SouthernState, Missouri Western State, Nebraska Kearney, Northeastern State, PittsburgState, Southwest Baptist, Truman State, Washburn;
NE10 - Adelphi, Assumption, Bentley, Le Moyne, Merrimack, New Haven, SaintAnselm, Saint Rose, Southern Connecticut State, Southern New Hampshire,Stonehill;
NSIC - Concordia St. Paul, Mary, Minnesota Crookston, Minnesota Duluth,Minnesota State Mankato, Minnesota State Moorhead, Minot State, Northern State,St. Cloud State, Upper Iowa, Wayne State College, Winona State;
PWC - Academy of Art, Dixie State, Dominican, Hawaii-Hilo, Notre Dame de Namur;
PBC - Armstrong Atlantic State, Augusta State, Flagler, Francis Marion, GeorgiaCollege & State, Montevallo, North Georgia, South Carolina Aiken;
PSAC - Bloomsburg, California (PA), Clarion, East Stroudsburg, Edinboro,Gannon, IUP, Kutztown, Mansfield, Shippensburg, Slippery Rock, West Chester;
RMAC - Black Hills, Colorado Christian, Fort Lewis, Metropolitan StateUniversity of Denver, New Mexico Highlands, Regis (CO), Western State Colorado;
SIAC - Clark Atlanta, Kentucky State;
SAC - Newberry;
SSC - Barry, Eckerd, FIT, Florida Southern, Lynn, Nova Southeastern, Rollins,Saint Leo, Tampa
WVIAC - Pittsburgh Johnstown, Seton Hill, Shepherd, West Liberty.