ATLANTA -- A school-record six Georgia State student-athletes in five sports were name to Google Cloud Academic All-America® teams in the 2017-18 academic year, putting the GSU program among the national leaders.
Georgia State is tied for eighth nationally with six Academic All-Americans®, trailing Alabama (11), Stanford (10), Minnesota (9), Oklahoma State (9), Drake (8), Navy (8) and West Virginia (7).
Four of the Panthers' six Academic All-Americans® earned first-team status; only Oklahoma State (6) and New Mexico (5) had more first-team selections than Georgia State.
Georgia State's 2017-18 Google Cloud Academic All-Americans®:
|Ivie Drake||Softball||1st||Sr.||3.91||Early Childhood Education|
|Alex Herrmann||Men's At-Large||1st||Sr.||4.14||Managerial Sciences|
|Justin Jones||Baseball||1st||Sr.||4.11||Health & Physical Education|
|Lotte Meyberg||Women's Cross Country/Track||3rd||So.||4.22||Nutrition|
An additional nine Georgia State student-athletes were selected to Google Cloud Academic All-District® teams in 2017-18:
|Angela Alonso||Women's Cross Country/Track||So.||4.00||Political Science|
|Kristin Hawkins||Softball||Jr.||4.06||Interdisciplinary Studies|
|Max Hemmings||Men's Soccer||Jr.||3.93||Managerial Sciences|
|Will Kilgore||Baseball||Sr.||3.91||Managerial Sciences|
|Reagan Morgan||Softball||Jr.||3.99||Biological Sciences|
|Frank Rosenwald||Men's Soccer||So.||3.94||Journalism|
|Kylie Ruffule||Women's Soccer||Sr.||4.23||Criminal Justice|
The Google Cloud Academic All-America® program is administered by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). CoSIDA began the distinguished Academic All-America® program in 1952, and since then, has honored thousands of deserving student-athletes from numerous sports across all divisions with these elite Academic All-America® scholar-athlete honors.
Currently, CoSIDA sponsors Academic All-America® programs for men's soccer, women's soccer, football, volleyball, men's basketball, women's basketball, baseball, softball and men's and women's track and field/cross country. Many other sports are eligible through the At-Large program.