Senior long snapper Jason Stegman was one of 17 student-athletes to earn the President's Council Academic Excellence Award for the 2012-13 season.
July 3, 2013
ST. LOUIS – The Southern Illinois football team placed 40 student-athletes on the 2012-13 Missouri Valley Football Conference Honor Roll, the MVFC announced this week. SIU is one of only three schools in the 10-team conference with at least 40 student-athletes on the honor roll.
Saluki long snapper Jason Stegman, who graduated this past school year, is one of 17 student-athletes in the conference to earn the league’s highest academic achievement, the President’s Council Academic Excellence Award. The award requires a minimum 3.5 cumulative grade point average through fall 2012 semester and participation in athletics a minimum of two years. The student-athlete must also be within 18 hours of graduation.
In addition, SIU has the conference’s second highest total recipients of this year’s Commissioner’s Academic Excellence Award with 18. The honor requires a minimum GPA of 3.2 for the previous two semesters. Freshmen are not eligible.
To qualify for the MVFC Honor Roll, a student-athlete must have recorded a minimum 3.0 grade point average for a specified term (fall 2012), must have been a member of an athletics team, and must have enrolled in a minimum of 12 hours during the fall.
SIU’s 2012-13 MVFC ACADEMIC HONOREES:
Presient’s Academic Award - Jason Stegman.
Commissioner’s Academic Excellence Award - Juan Avila; Corey Boemer; Kyle Cavil; Matthew Griffith; Thor Hadfield; Rik Hicks; A.J. Hill; John Lantz; Cory Lee; Jackson MacLachlan; Blake Mattson; Joe Okon; Austin Pucylowski; Luke Standiford; Jason Stegman; Luke Thuston; Houston Walker; Tyler Williamson.
Honor Roll - Chris Adams; Ray Agnew; Chase Allen; Juan Avila; Corey Boemer; Zach Bollman; Kyle Cavil; Adam Clay; PJ Ellis; Adam Fuehne; Matthew Griffith; Thor Hadfield; Rik Hicks; A.J. Hill; Taylon Hunter; Cameron James; Austin Johnson; Thomas Kinney; Maciej Kozlowski; Israel Lamprakes; John Lantz; Cory Lee; Jackson MacLachlan; Blake Mattson; Paul McIntosh; David Meyerhoff; Blake Miller; Kyle Newquist; Joe Okon; Jordan Poole; Austin Pucylowski; Billy Reed; Josh Skadeland; Luke Standiford; Jason Stegman; Luke Thuston; Houston Walker; Ryan West; Tyler Williamson; Ryan Wood.
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