Yamalapalli Completes Women’s Tennis Player, Student-Athlete of the Year Sweep

first_imgFirst Team Second Team The Southland Conference awards committee, which consists of one administrator from each of the 13 member schools, votes for the student-athlete of the year. The Southland student-athlete of the year award is presented to one student-athlete who achieves excellence in both academics and athletics. All nominees must have earned at least a 3.2 GPA on a 4.0 scale and demonstrated athletics achievement for at least two years at the nominating institution. Charoline Erlandsson Sr. McNeese Stockholm, Sweden Management 3.72 Judit Castillo Gargallo*2 Jr. Northwestern State Teruel, Spain Heath & Exercise Science 3.93 Student-Athlete of the Year: Sahaja Yamalapalli, Sam Houston State Her Bearkat teammate Lusine Chobanyan was also an automatic selection on the first team, along with fellow first-team all-conference honorees Emilija Dancetovic and Judit Castillo Gargallo of Northwestern State. Gargallo and Central Arkansas’ Marli van Heerden are the only repeat all-academic picks, and Abilene Christian’s Illeana Mocciola rounded out the first team. Northwestern State led the way with three all-academic selections as Ela Iwaniuk was voted to the second team, joined by Southeastern Louisiana’s Katya Cornejo, New Orleans’ Trang Dao, McNeese’s Charoline Erlandsson, Abilene Christian’s Jordan Henry and Texas A&M-Corpus Christi’s Maria Maldonado. Cornejo. Lusine Chobanyan* Jr. Sam Houston State Yerevan, Armenia Accounting 3.82 2019 Southland Women’s Tennis All-Academic Teams Name Class School Hometown Major GPA The average GPA of the all-academic squads is 3.84 with three individuals boasting a perfect 4.0 figure: Yamalapalli, Cornejo, an engineering technology major, and Maria Maldonado, a finance major. Ela Iwaniuk Jr. Northwestern State Konarskie, Poland Physical Sciences 3.53 The 2019 Southland Conference Player of the Year backed up her on-court success off the court with a perfect 4.00 GPA in food science and nutrition. The President’s List member garnered the top athletic accolade and first-team all-conference honors with a 10-1 record at No. 1 singles in league play.center_img The All-Academic teams are voted on by the head coach, sports information director and an academic/compliance staff member from each Southland Conference institution. Student-athletes must possess a 3.0 cumulative GPA, have completed one full academic year at the nominating institution and participated in at least 50 percent of the team’s competition to qualify for All-Academic selection. Nominees who were named to the All-Conference First Team are automatically named Southland All-Academic. Trang Dao Sr. New Orleans Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam Exercise Physiology 3.70 FRISCO, Texas – Sam Houston State’s Sahaja Yamalapalli is the 2019 Women’s Tennis Student-Athlete of the Year, the league announced Monday with its all-academic teams. All yearly awards are presented by Ready Nutrition. ^Student-Athlete of the Year*-Automatic Selection2-Two-Time All-Academic Selection Name Class School Hometown Major GPA Katya Cornejo So. Southeastern Louisiana Aguascalientes, Mexico Engineering Technology 4.00 Emilija Dancetovic* Jr. Northwestern State Belgrade, Serbia Business Administration 3.80 Sahaja Yamalapalli^* So. Sam Houston State Hyderabad, India Food Science & Nutrition 4.00 Jordan Henry Sr. Abilene Christian Oklahoma City, Okla. Communication Disorders 4.00 Illeana Mocciola* So. Abilene Christian Rio Negro, Argentina Management 3.81 Maria Maldonado Jr. Texas A&M-Corpus Christi El Ejido, Spain Finance 4.00 Marli Van Heerden*2 Sr. Central Arkansas George, South Africa Accounting 3.79last_img read more

Affidea teams up with Donegal GAA as Diagnostics Partner – Pic Special

first_imgAffidea, Ireland’s leading independent diagnostic imaging provider, has been announced as the official diagnostics partner of Donegal GAA. The sponsorship deal, worth €9,000 over three years, will provide state of the art diagnostic access for the players, including the minor, Under 21’s and Senior teams.The announcement was officially made at the Affidea clinic, at Scally Place, Letterkenny today with Affidea CEO, Tom Finn, and members of the GAA Management and Senior Team present. Affidea is the leading national provider of diagnostic scanning including XRAY, MRI, and Ultrasound.Its clinic at Scally Place, Letterkenny, was officially opened in July of this year by Minister for Health Simon Harris, TD and is already servicing a real need in the area. Previously, those needing scans would have had to travel to Sligo.This agreement with the club will enable players quick access to all diagnostic services covering XRays, MRI’s and Ultrasounds, so that any potential injury can be dealt with quickly and efficiently.Tom Finn, CEO of Affidea, said he is delighted to support such an important part of the local community in Donegal. “The new deal between Affidea and Donegal GAA will ensure players can receive the timely attention they need upon injury, and guarantee they receive the best service and care on offer. On behalf of the Affidea team, I wish the club the best of luck in the upcoming season and we look forward to supporting the local Donegal GAA community in the years ahead.”Cieran Kelly, Treasurer of Donegal GAA said Donegal GAA are delighted that Affidea is coming on board as Medical Partner of Donegal GAA for the next 3 years.“This partnership covers all our teams from underage development squads right up to our Senior Teams in both hurling and football. Unfortunately injury is part and parcel of any sport, GAA is no exception. We are lucky to have a state of the art Affidea Diagnostic Centre in Letterkenny which can speedily diagnose our injured players.“Early diagnosis means our players can get the correct treatments and allows injured players a speedy return from injury. We look forward to working closely with Affidea over the coming years and would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone at Affidea for their support of Donegal GAA.”Doengal GAA represenatives at the official announcement of Affidea’s €9,000 3 year sponsorship deal with Donegal GAA which will will enable players quick access to all diagnostic services covering X Rays, MRI’s and Ultrasounds, so that any potential injury can be dealt with quickly and efficiently. Front from left are Sean McVeigh, Manus McGabhann and Brendan Kilcoyne. Back from left are Jaems Pat mcDaid, Affedia Relationship Manager, Michael Murphy, Tom Finn, Affedia CEO, Ciaran kelly, Donegal GAA and Eamon Doherty. Photo Clive WassonAffedia Staff and Donegal GAA player represenatives 2at the official announcement of Affidea’s €9,000 3 year sponsorship deal with Donegal GAA which will will enable players quick access to all diagnostic services covering X Rays, MRI’s and Ultrasounds, so that any potential injury can be dealt with quickly and efficiently. Photo Clive WassonAffedia Staff and Donegal GAA player represenatives 2at the official announcement of Affidea’s €9,000 3 year sponsorship deal with Donegal GAA which will will enable players quick access to all diagnostic services covering X Rays, MRI’s and Ultrasounds, so that any potential injury can be dealt with quickly and efficiently. from left are Laura O’Brein, Sean McVeigh, Ruth McCrudden, Michael Ennis, Michael Murphy, Mairead Fagan, Dainelle McCauley Higgins, Eamon Doherty and Rachel Monaghan. Photo Clive WassonManus McGabhann , Tom Finn, Affedia, James Pat McDaid and Ciaran Kelly at the official announcement of Affidea’s €9,000 3 year sponsorship deal with Donegal GAA which will will enable players quick access to all diagnostic services covering X Rays, MRI’s and Ultrasounds, so that any potential injury can be dealt with quickly and efficiently. Photo Clive WassonGetting the star treatment -Michael Murphy with Dainelle McCauley Higgins, Laura O’Brien, Rachel Monaghan, and Ruth McCrudden at the official announcement of Affidea’s €9,000 3 year sponsorship deal with Donegal GAA which will will enable players quick access to all diagnostic services covering X Rays, MRI’s and Ultrasounds, so that any potential injury can be dealt with quickly and efficiently. Photo Clive WassonEamon Doherty with Rachel Monaghan at the official announcement of Affidea’s €9,000 3 year sponsorship deal with Donegal GAA which will will enable players quick access to all diagnostic services covering X Rays, MRI’s and Ultrasounds, so that any potential injury can be dealt with quickly and efficiently. Photo Clive WassonRachel Monaghan with Michael Muprhy at the official announcement of Affidea’s €9,000 3 year sponsorship deal with Donegal GAA which will will enable players quick access to all diagnostic services covering X Rays, MRI’s and Ultrasounds, so that any potential injury can be dealt with quickly and efficiently. Photo Clive WassonAffidea teams up with Donegal GAA as Diagnostics Partner – Pic Special was last modified: November 4th, 2016 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img read more