Three Lady Hurricanes named to the 2018 PBC All-Academic Team

Published 5:29 pm Thursday, October 25, 2018

By Staff Reports


AMERICUS – The Georgia Southwestern State University Women’s soccer team had three players named to the 2018 Peach Belt Conference All-Academic Team. They are senior Ella Hawkins from Americus, GA, junior Michelle Gustavsen from Hiram, GA and sophomore Leila Hamed from Marietta, GA. The Peach Belt Conference announced the team members on Thursday, October 25.

Hawkins, a Management Major, carries a 3.313 GPA. She was named to the PBC All-Academic Team for the third time in her career. Gustavsen, a Nursing Major, carries a 4.00 GPA. She made her second appearance on the PBC All-Academic Team. Sophomore Leila Hamed, a Psychology Major, carries a 3.414 and received her first nomination.

To qualify for the PBC All-Academic Team, a student-athlete has to have participated in at least half of his or her team’s events and be either a starter or a significant contributor. They also have to achieve a cumulus 3.30 cumulus GPA on a 4.0 scale and they must have completed one academic year at his or her current school. They also have to be at least a sophomore.