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ASHEVILLE, NC - Men's lacrosse brought home top academic honors in the Appalachian Athletic Conference this season with seven Cavalier players making the AAC Academic All-Conference team, and two recognized as Daktroniks National Scholar Athletes.

ASHEVILLE, NC - The Montreat College baseball team had several players named to various postseason teams as the Appalachian Athletic Conference released the end of season awards. 

Ricardo DeArmas (JR/Miami, FL) and Eli Ledford (SR/Asheville, NC) were both named to the All-AAC second team. DeArmas was second in the conference with a .411 batting average while also placing second with 17 doubles. The junior infielder had eight home runs and led the team with 42 RBI. Ledford was 9th in the AAC with a .363 batting average while smacking 12 home runs to lead the Cavaliers. The senior outfielder also collected 61 hits and 35 RBI on the season.

Ross Hoffner (JR/Mocksville, NC) was recognized as Montreat's member of the Champions of Character team while also gaining All-Academic Recognition. Hoffner was joined on the All-Academic team by Conner Bryant (SR/Sandy, OR). 

You can see the full list of awards from the AAC HERE

Chattanooga, TN - At the AAC Conference Tournament on Friday, the players who received conference awards were celebrated. The Montreat men's and women's tennis teams both had players nominated to the Champions of Character team and the All-Academic team, while the women's team had one nominated to the the All-Freshman team.

 

On the men's side, senior Tanner Wilhoit was placed on the Champions of Character team for the third straight year. Wilhoit was also joined by Leo Lucero and Eric Dunlap on the All-Academic Team. This team requires the student-athletes to maintain a 3.25 GPA and be at least a sophomore academically.

 

On the women's side, senior Taylor Lunsford was nominated to the Champions of Character team and was joined by Kaitlyn Thomas and Hayley Taylor on the All-Academic team. Elizabeth Beary was nominated to the All-Freshmen team, which celebrates the top freshmen across the conference.

 

"I couldn't be happier with the awards this group of players received this year," head coach Andrew Cobb said. "Seeing Tanner nominated to Champions of Character and All-Academic team for the third straight year show what type of leadership he signifies, as does seeing Taylor being placed on the Champions of Character and All-Academic team for the second straight year. Eric, Leo, Hayley, and Kaitlyn have all put the work in on the court but more importantly in the classroom and it's great to see them recognized for that. And Elizabeth being placed on the All-Freshmen team is a great honor as well."

 

The men's tennis team posted the most wins in regular season in a decade by finishing 10-14, as did the women's tennis team with finishing 6-13. 

 
 
 
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