SSAC names 29 Badgers to fall All-Academic teams

Thu, 11/14/2013 - 3:45pm

NORCROSS, Ga. – The Southern States Athletic Conference (SSAC) has announced that 29 Spring Hill College student-athletes from all five fall semester sports have earned selection to the 2013 SSAC All-Academic teams.

The women’s soccer team placed 11 student-athletes on the list with volleyball adding six players, men's soccer contributing five players, men’s cross country with four and women’s cross country having three members.

Award winners listed by name, class, position and hometown:



Megan Haber, junior, middle hitter, Lillian, Ala.

Sami Hantak, redshirt sophomore, right side hitter, St. Louis, Mo.

Ginny Hicks, sophomore, outside hitter, Salt Lake City, Utah

Taylor Lahasky, sophomore, outside hitter, New Iberia, La.

Sami Maurer, junior, outside hitter, St. Louis, Mo.

Taryn Nash, senior, setter, Independence, Mo.


Men's Soccer

Esteban Angel, junior, midfielder, Guayaquil, Ecuador

Jacob Files, sophomore, goalkeeper, Clinton, Miss.

Tyler Hartlage, forward, junior, Tampa, Fla.

Nick Link, senior, midfielder, Elizabethtown, Ky.

Nick Smith, junior, midfielder, Huntsville, Ala.


Women's Soccer

Kaitlyn Blais, sophomore, defender, Lynn Haven, Fla.

Theresa Carr, junior, defender, St. Louis, Mo.

Molly Cowley, senior, defender, Jefferson City, Mo.

Maggie Dalessio, sophomore, goalkeeper, St. Petersburg, Fla.

Haley Funderburg, junior, defender, Pell City, Ala.

Tatiana Gonzalez, junior, defender, Ocean Springs, Miss.

Courtney Harlan, redshirt sophomore, forward, Mobile, Ala.

Hannah Michael, sophomore, midfielder, New Orleans, La.

Hayley Vierling, junior, midfielder, Gulfport, Miss.

Kari Vitucci, sophomore, midfielder, Cedarburg, Wis.

Abby Massengale, junior, goalkeeper, New Orleans, La.


Men's Cross Country

Conner Kirkikis, junior, Kenner, La.

Patrick Lameka, sophomore, Chicago, Ill.

John Russell, junior, Cullman, Ala.

Jordan Travis, sophomore, Poplarville, Miss.


Women's Cross Country

Anna DeWine, senior, Cedarville, Ohio

Emily Dolan, senior, Mobile, Ala.

Katie Dolan, sophomore, Mobile, Ala.