March 28, 2012
Rice University had 38 student-athletes earn the Conference USA Commissioner's Academic Medal during the 2011-12 academic year, Commissioner Britton Banowsky announced Wednesday.
The medals are awarded to those Conference USA student-athletes who have achieve a grade point average of 3.75 or better. A total of 538 student-athletes, up from last year's total of 485, from league institutions were recognized on Wednesday. For the second year in a row, Tulsa had the most academic medal winners with 63. TU was followed closely by Memphis with 60 and East Carolina with 49.
Below is a list of Rice student-athletes by sport who received the C-USA Commissioner's Medal this year:
Erik Mayer, Men's Golf
Kathleen Abadie, Women's Track & Field
Meredith Gamble, Women's Track & Field
Farrah Madanay, Women's Track & Field
Johanna Ohm, Women's Track & Field
Sophie Peeters, Women's Track & Field
Allison Pye, Women's Track & Field
Ellen Trinklein, Women's Track & Field
Becky Wade, Women's Track & Field
Erin Watson, Women's Track & Field
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