FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
PFEIFFER SPORTS INFORMATION
Monday, February 25, 2013
BAXLEY, COX, BELLEFEUIL AND SAMUEL REPRESENT FALCON BASKETBALL ON ALL-ACADEMIC TEAMS

HIGH POINT, N.C. - Conference Carolinas is proud to announce the 2012-2013 Basketball Academic All-Conference award winners.  League member institutions stress the role of "Academics and Athletics Working Together" and each sport’s Academic All-Conference award winners exemplify this continued league-wide commitment. Pfeiffer University is represented by Rodd Baxley on the men's side while Brittany Cox, Kaela Bellefeuil and Caressa Samuel represent the Lady Falcons.

The 2012-2013 Conference Carolinas Basketball Academic All-Conference representatives have been awarded to the following junior and senior student-athletes with a cumulative grade point average of 3.25 or higher on a 4.0 scale in all work completed at their member institution that have played in a conference sponsored sport. The GPA is calculated based on the student-athletes cumulative average through the previous semester and each student-athlete must have attended their member institution for at least one academic year.

Each year the Academic All-Conference Team is released while closing out each regular season before starting the tournament championships. The men will begin tournament play Monday, March 4th  with quarterfinal games being played at the higher seeded team. The women immediately follow starting tournament play on Tuesday, March 5th  with all games being played at the higher seeded team as well. The Conference Champions will be determined Saturday for the men and Sunday for the women.  Keep up with all the Conference Carolinas winter tournament action on the league tournament website at: http://www.conferencecarolinas.com/Championships/2011-12/2011-12BsktblChampionshipsTrnyPage

Men’s Basketball Academic All-Conference Team
Ryan Conrad, Belmont Abbey
Jonathon Gardner, Coker
Gabriel Mens, Coker
Andrew Morris, Coker
Darko Kankaras, Erskine
Adison Lawrence, Erskine
Brandon Crompton, King
Eddie Piccinini, King
Robert Hawthorne, Lees-McRae
Williams Lopez, Lees-McRae
Daniel Sepokas, Lees-McRae
D.J. Brown, Lees-McRae
Joseph Raga, Limestone
Rodd Baxley, Pfeiffer


Women’s Basketball Academic All-Conference Team
Janae Jackson, Barton
Elaine Morgan, Barton
Molly Thompson, Barton
Candace Fox, Belmont Abbey
Jaterra Hurst, Belmont Abbey
Alyx Ingram, Belmont Abbey
Kelsey Long, Belmont Abbey
Hannah Kuhn, Coker
Kenley Perry, Coker
Katie Vaughan, Converse
Jana Dixon, Erskine
Kalen Collins, King
Brittany Fields, King
Kelly Jackson, King
Brooke Johnson, King
Sara Mitchell, King
Mikki Oliver, King
Natalija Cakarevic, Lees-McRae
Candace Flowers, Lees-McRae
Bridget Ansboro, Limestone
Deondria Terrell, Limestone
Tia Williams, Limestone
Kirstin Mobley, Mount Olive
Landrie Fox, North Greenville
Kaela Bellefeuil, Pfeiffer
Brittany Cox, Pfeiffer
Caressa Samuel, Pfeiffer

Alexys Taylor, Queens