SLU’s Hidalgo earns Southland All-Academic honors
Published 11:06 am Wednesday, December 8, 2021
Southeastern Louisiana University volleyball player Jolie Hidalgo has earned Southland Conference All-Academic honors, the league office announced Wednesday.
A junior from Opelousas, Louisiana, Hidalgo maintains a 3.81 GPA while majoring in biology as well as playing a pivotal role on both the SLU indoor and beach volleyball squads.
Hidalgo finished the 2021 indoor season with 70.0 total points (0.75 pts/set) on 56 kills (0.60 k/set), six service aces (0.06 sa/set) and 15.0 total blocks (0.16 b/set). She also accumulated 157 digs (1.69 d/set) and 14 assists (0.15 a/set).
The all-academic teams are voted on by the head coaches, sports information directors and academic advisors 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 in order to qualify for the all-academic squad.
First Team All-Conference student-athletes who meet all-academic nomination criteria are automatically named First Team All-Academic honorees.
The Student-Athlete of the Year award is selected by the Southland Conference awards committee, which consists of one administrator from each of the eight member universities. The Southland Student-Athlete of the Year award is presented to the one student-athlete who achieves excellence in both academics and athletics. All nominees shall 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.
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2021 SOUTHLAND CONFERENCE ALL-ACADEMIC TEAMS
|Ellie Wipf1||HBU||Jr.||New Braunfels, Texas||4.0||Management|
|Anna Gadway1||HBU||Jr.||Needville, Texas||3.96||Nursing|
|Ebonie Ballesteros||HBU||Gr.||El Paso, Texas||3.67||Psychology|
|Bethany Clapp2||UIW||Sr.||Corpus Christi, Texas||3.83||Rehabilitation Sciences
Minor: Psychology & Public Health
|Carissa Barnes1,2||Texas A&M-Corpus Christi||Jr.||Weatherford, Texas||3.89||Kinesiology – Pre-Allied Health|
|Faith Panhans^,1,2||Texas A&M-Corpus Christi||Jr.||Plano, Texas||4.0||Elementary Education|
|Rachel Young1,3||Texas A&M-Corpus Christi||Gr.||Frisco, Texas||4.0||Business Administration|
2021 Southland Volleyball Student-Athlete of the Year: Faith Panhans, Texas A&M-Corpus Christi
|Kaley Feris||HBU||Jr.||North Richland Hills, Texas||3.96||Biology|
|Trinity Jackson||New Orleans||Jr.||Colorado Springs, Colo.||3.85||Art|
|Devon Bright||Nicholls||Jr.||Milton, Ga.||3.95||Art – Graphic Design|
|Emily Gauthreaux||Nicholls||Sr.||Houma, La.||3.81||Allied Health|
|Haley Hoang2||Northwestern State||Jr.||Plano, Texas||3.90||Business Administration
Minor: Computer Information System
|Jolie Hidalgo||Southeastern||Jr.||Opelousas, La.||3.81||Biology|
|Julia Carter||Texas A&M-Corpus Christi||Sr.||Buffalo, N.Y.||4.0||Psychology|
^2021 Southland Volleyball Student-Athlete of the Year
1First Team All-Conference selection
2Two-time All-Academic selection
3Three-time All-Academic selection