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SPORTS SCHWARZER, DOVIDIO NAMED TO ALL-ACADEMIC TEAM Midfielders Leon Schwarzer and Michelangelo Dovidio have been named to the A-Sun Men's Soccer All-Academic Team for their performances on the field and in the classroom this season. Schwarzer, a business management major who holds a perfect 4.0 gradepoint average, was also recently named to the Academic All-District Team by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). By being selected as an All-District winner, Schwarzer will now be put in the pool for Academic All-America honors. Dovidio currently has a 3.90 grade-point average and is majoring in business administration. He has appeared in all 12 games this season with eight starts and scored the winning goal in the overtime match with the top-seeded Florida Gulf Coast Eagles to send the Spartans to their first-ever A-Sun Men’s Soccer Championship game. Leon Schwarzer Michelangelo Dovidio EUBANKS GARNERS FIRST TEAM ALL-CONFERENCE HONORS Griffin Eubanks led the USC Upstate cross country team with a fifth place finish at the Atlantic Sun Championships to earn First Team All-Conference accolades. Eubanks becomes the first Upstate men's runner since Gilbert Kemboi in 2012 to be named First Team All-Conference and is the third Spartan in program history to be named All-Conference multiple times along with Kemboi and Davey Dennison. Griffin Eubanks WEISS EARNS SECOND STRAIGHT A-SUN ALL-ACADEMIC HONORS USC Upstate senior Shannon Weiss has been named to the Atlantic Sun All-Academic Team for the second straight season for her performance both on the court and in the classroom. A nursing major from Highland, Ill., Weiss has compiled a 3.95 grade-point average while earning A-Sun Conference Scholar and A-Sun Academic Honor Roll accolades throughout her career. She played in a total of 67 sets, and finished third on the team in service aces with 24 and was fourth with 273 digs. Weiss ranked tied for 10th in the A-Sun in service aces and 13th in digs. Shannon Weiss 23  Fall 2015 Upstate Magazine


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