BRENTWOOD, Tenn. --- A total of 14 Tennessee State University student-athletes received Ohio Valley Conference Academic Medal of Honor accolades on Thursday for earning 4.0 grade point averages during the 2015-16 academic year.
The OVC Academic Medal of Honor is given annually to the student-athletes who achieve the highest grade point average in a Conference-sponsored sport. Every Academic Medal of Honor recipient for the 2015-16 academic year carried a perfect 4.0 grade point average.
In total, 245 student-athletes from around the Ohio Valley Conference were honored with Academic Medals of Honor.
2015-16 Ohio Valley Conference Academic Medal of Honor – Tennessee State
Samson Oyediran – Men’s Basketball
Alexander Hale – Football
Rosario Falzone – Men’s Golf
Sarah Needleman – Women’s Golf
Emma Colegrove – Softball
Abi Stephens – Softball
Grant Maddox – Men’s Tennis
Jorge Rodriguez – Men’s Tennis
Pragati Natraj – Women’s Tennis
Ani Popiashvili – Women’s Tennis
Abhilasha Vishwanath – Women’s Tennis
Samantha Beltran – Volleyball
Ariel Manuel – Volleyball
Chloe Watson – Volleyball