ETSU's Adam Chase Captures Scholar Athlete Accolades

Monday, May 20, 2013

MACON, Ga. – The Atlantic Sun Conference honored ETSU's Adam Chase as the 2013 Atlantic Sun Conference Men's Track and Field Scholar-Athlete of the Year.

Chase, a Mathematics major, highlighted the A-Sun Academic All-Conference team with a 4.00 cumulative grade point average (GPA) as a sophomore.

Chase secured first-place in the 3000m steeplechase at the Atlantic Sun Championship and currently ranks in the top-75 in the East Region in the event.

The A-Sun introduced the new sport-by-sport Academic All-Conference teams in the 2011-12 academic year to recognize student-athletes who embody the conference’s mission of Building Winners for Life. All the members of the team boast a 3.30 cumulative GPA or better and participated in at least half of their team’s games.

MEN'S TRACK & FIELD SCHOLAR-ATHLETE of the YEAR
Adam Chase, ETSU
Sophomore | GPA: 4.00 | Major: Mathematics | Hometown: Kingsport, Tenn.
• First Career Scholar Athlete Honor
• Earned first team All-Atlantic Sun honors in 3000m steeplechase
• Ran personal best time of 9:09.85 in event to take gold
• Currently ranks in top-75 in NCAA East Region in the event
• Performances in the 10,000m, 1,500m and the steeplechase this season ranks in the top-ten in the A-Sun

MEN'S TRACK & FIELD ACADEMIC ALL-CONFERENCE TEAM
*Rasmus Rooks, Kennesaw State (Sophomore | GPA: 3.54 | Health & Exercise Science)
*Ryan Burruss, Kennesaw State (Senior | GPA: 3.80 | Criminal Justice)
*Andrew Wolf, Lipscomb (Sophomore | GPA: 3.55 | Mechanical Engineering)
*Ben Wright, Lipscomb (Senior | GPA: 3.83 | Management)
*Geoff Musick, Lipscomb (Senior | GPA: 3.75 | Bio-Chemistry)
*Isaiah Greer, Lipscomb (Senior | GPA: 3.54 | Mechanical Engineering)
*Kenny Smith, Lipscomb (Sophomore | GPA: 3.49 | Law, Justice & Society)
*Tucker Peabody, Lipscomb (Junior | GPA: 3.31 | Biology)
*Zac Holtkamp, Northern Kentucky (Sophomore | GPA: 3.62 | Biological Science)
*Gilbert Kemboi, USC Upstate (Senior | GPA: 3.59 | Sociology)
*Ross Oden, USC Upstate (Junior | GPA: 3.40 | Chemistry)
* Unanimous Selection

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