Sunday November 29th, 2015 7:26AM

Area athletes honored by Piedmont College

By staff
DEMOREST -- Following the Spring 2012 semester, 112 Piedmont College student athletes were named to the Athletic Director's academic honor roll. The honor was awarded to students who maintained at least a 3.4 overall grade point average during the spring semester while competing in intercollegiate sports. Thirty-four student-athletes carried a perfect 4.0. Among the student athletes were the following area residents:

Holli Abernathy of Blairsville competes in Women's Cross Country

Lauren Anderson of Cornelia competes in Women's Basketball & Women's Tennis

Josh Chapman of Gainesville competes in Men's Basketball

Sumner Gantz of Demorest competes in Men's Lacrosse

Chris Goerschel of Gainesville competes in Baseball

Nick Halberg of Blairsville competes in Men's Tennis

Brittney Head of Gainesville competes in Softball

Lauren Head of Cumming competes in Softball

Philip Henri of Ellijay competes in Baseball

Lauren Hodges of Gainesville competes in Women's Tennis

Trey Martin of Homer competes in Men's Cross Country & Men's Tennis

Anna McClatchey of Lavonia competes in Women's Cross Country

Carsey Pilcher of Flowery Branch competes in Women's Cross Country

Ashley Prince of Demorest competes in Women's Cross Country

Michael Ross of Blairsville competes in Men's Basketball

Amber Satterfield of McCaysville competes in Women's Basketball

Trey Thomas of Blairsville competes in Baseball

Vincent Thomas of Blairsville competes in Men's Soccer

Sada Wheeler of Gainesville competes in Women's Basketball

Megan Zanone of Lula competes in Women's Cross Country

Founded in 1897, Piedmont College is an independent liberal arts college of about 2,800 students with campuses located in Demorest and Athens, Ga. The college competes in the USA South Conference of the NCAA Division III and offers seven women's and seven men's intercollegiate sports. Spring 2012 was the inaugural season of men's lacrosse, and women's lacrosse will begin in spring 2013.
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