2011-12 Awards and Honors

University Honors

USCAA Championship Report

  • Placed third in 2011-12 USCAA Director's Cup standings (524.5 points)
  • Finished second in USCAA national academic selections (28)
  • Finished in two-way tie for second-most USCAA All-Americans (8)
  • Finished in four-way tie for most USCAA Honorable Mention All-Americans (6)
  • Participated in second-most USCAA championship events (7)

VaSID All-Sports Survey

  • Finished ninth in 2011-12 VaSID All-Sports Survey
  • 127-116-2 (.522) combined athletics record
  • Highest overall ranking in VaSID All-Sports Survey 
  • Men's sports finished fifth in 2010-11 VaSID All-Sports Survey
  • 63-47-2 (.571) combined men's record
  • Second-most combined men's wins (63) and men's winning percentage (.571) in school history
  • Women's sports finished 14th with a combined record of 63-63 (.500)

Team Honors

Baseball (18-18)

  • Participated in program-record third straight USCAA Small College World Series; 2-2 record

Football (4-7)

  • Tied for second-most wins in program's nine-year history

Men's Basketball (16-11)

  • Particpated in program-record fourth straight USCAA National Championship; 1-1 record; program-record three All-American selections and five national academic selections

Men's Cross Country

  • Placed sixth at USCAA National Invitational Meet for second consecutive year

Men's Golf

  • Placed 14th at USCAA National Championship

Men's Soccer (9-6-2)

  • Recorded most wins since 2003

Men's Tennis (15-1)

  • Recorded most wins (15) and highest winning percentage (.938) in program's six-year history; finished with best single-season winning percentage of any athletic team in Southern Virginia's 16-year history

Softball (11-24)

  • Opened new home field on Marr. 22, 2012

Women's Basketball (14-10)

  • Participated in second consecutive USCAA National Championship; 1-1 record

Women's Cross Country—2011 USCAA National Champions

  • 2011 USCAA National Champions; program's tenth national title since 1998

Women's Soccer (5-12)

  • Program-record five national academic selections

Women's Tennis (12-5)

  • Program-record third consective winning season

Volleyball (21-12)

  • Fourth third-place finish at USCAA National Championship in past five years

Individual Honors

Alexander, Brandon—Baseball

  • USCAA All-American

Barlow, Jackie—Women's Soccer

  • USCAA Academic All-American

Blackham, Meghan—Women's Soccer

  • USCAA Academic All-American

Briggs, Spenser—Men's Basketball

  • USCAA Academic All-American
  • CoSIDA Capital One Academic All-District Team

Brooks, Payton—Men's Basketball

  • USCAA Academic All-American

Christensen, Bryndy—Volleyball

  • USCAA Academic All-American

Cooper, Cassie—Women's Cross Country

  • USCAA Academic All-American

Davidson, Tommy—Football

  • NAIA Defensive Player of the Year
  • NAIA All-Independent First Team
  • Raonoke Times All-State Second Team

Faulkner, Tori—Women's Cross Country

  • Placed second at 2011 National Invitational Meet
  • USCAA All-American

Foster, Ryan—Men's Soccer

  • USCAA Academic All-American

Gonzales, Bridget—Women's Cross Country

  • USCAA Academic All-American

Greene, Julia—Cheerleading

  • USCAA Academic All-American

Greenhalgh, Ed—Baseball, Men's Basketball

  • USCAA Academic All-American (Baseball, Men's Basketball)

Guymon, Melanee—Women's Soccer

  • USCAA All-American

Gwynn, Nicole—Volleyball

  • USCAA Honorable Mention All-American
  • USCAA Player of the Week (Jan. 24, 2012)

Herndon, Luke—Football

  • NAIA All-Independent Second Team
  • USCAA Academic All-American

Huber, Leah—Women's Cross Country

  • USCAA All-American

Ison, Shyanne—Volleyball

  • USCAA Academic All-American

Jacobson, Anders—Men's Basketball

  • USCAA Honorable Mention All-American
  • USCAA Academic All-American

Jacobson, Isaac—Men's Basketball

  • USCAA Honorable Mention All-American

Key, Amber—Women's Soccer

  • USCAA Academic All-American

Kindred, Bryndel—Women's Soccer

  • USCAA Honorable Mention All-American
  • USCAA Academic All-American 

Logan, Abigail—Women's Basketball

  • USCAA Academic All-American

McConaha, Becca—Volleyball

  • USCAA Academic All-American

McGinn, Brynn—Volleyball

  • USCAA Honorable Mention All-American
  • USCAA Academic All-American

McGinn, Ryan—Football

  • USCAA Academic All-American

Murray, Brett—Football

  • USCAA Academic All-American

Nye, Casey—Men's Basketball

  • USCAA All-American

Porter, Sean—Wrestling

  • 2012 Mid-Atlantic Conference Champion (149-lb.)

Rogers, Dinah—Softball

  • USCAA Honorable Mention All-American

Schow, Laura—Women's Soccer

  • USCAA Academic All-American

Seeberger, Branden—Men's Soccer

  • USCAA Academic All-American

Smith, Josh—Men's Soccer

  • VaSID All-State Second Team

Snider, Andrew—Baseball, Golf

  • USCAA All-American (Baseball)
  • USCAA Academic All-American (Baseball, Golf)
  • USCAA All-Tournament Team

Tolman-Baker, NicoleWomen's Basketball

  • USCAA All-American
  • USCAA Academic All-American
  • USCAA All-Tournament Team
  • USCAA Player of the Week (Oct. 3, 2011) 

Tuttle, Tori—Volleyball

  • USCAA All-American

Van Noy, Travis—Men's Basketball

  • USCAA Academic All-American

Wallace, Josh—Wrestling

  • USCAA Player of the Week (Dec. 6, 2011)

Washington, Jerry—Football

  • NAIA All-Independent Second Team

Athletic Organizations

NAIA—National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics

NCWA—National Collegiate Wrestling Association

USCAA—United States Collegiate Athletic Association*

VaSID—Virginia Sports Information Directors