Ashland, Va. -- Six University of Lynchburg seniors earned Academic All-State designations from the Virginia Sports Information Directors, VaSID announced Friday morning.
VaSID honors up to six student-athletes from each member institution as Academic All-State each academic year. Student-athletes must be a sophomore or higher and carry a cumulative GPA of 3.25 or better to qualify for the award. Lynchburg's policy is to bestow the honor on the six seniors from unique sports with the highest cumulative GPAs who did not earn dual-emphasis awards from the Old Dominion Athletic Conference or a national organization.
Lynchburg's 2018-19 Academic All-State honorees:
Hailey Bauer, Sr., Williamsburg, Va., 3.904, Criminology/Mathematics, Women's Volleyball
Jake Conner, Sr., Fairfield, Va., 3.871, Exercise Physiology, Baseball
Hannah Creasey, Sr., Virginia Beach, Va., 3.77, Criminology/Spanish, Women's Lacrosse
Sarah Hammock, Sr., Virginia Beach, Va., 3.912, Nursing, Women's Soccer
Morgan Watson, Sr., Concord, Va., 3.94, Nursing, Women's Cross Country/Track & Field
Karl Wernecke, Sr., Bristow, Va., 3.775, Sport Management, Men's Lacrosse