Panthers Football Places Five on GSC All-Academic Team, 40 Named to Honor Roll

Jimmy Hinel, Trevor Olds Selected to
Second Straight All-Academic Team

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Gulf South Conference released its 2018 Fall All-Academic Team and five members of the Florida Tech football team are among the list of honorees. Additionally, 40 Panthers earned spots on the GSC Fall Academic Honor Roll.

Representing the Crimson & Gray on the All-Academic Team are Jimmy HinelTrevor OldsThomas RomanMichael Ruess, and Evan Thompson. This is the second year in a row in which Hinel and Olds were selected to the All-Academic Team, while the other three Panthers are receiving the honor for the first time.

To be eligible for the Academic All-GSC Teams, nominees must have an overall grade point average (GPA) of 3.20 or better on a 4.00 scale for their entire academic career and may not be freshmen or first-semester or quarter transfers.

A senior defensive lineman, Hinel boasts a 3.67 GPA in business administration, while Olds, a redshirt junior offensive lineman, has a 3.20 GPA in global management and finance. Roman, a junior linebacker, owns a perfect 4.00 GPA in Aerospace Engineering and Ruess, a junior offensive lineman, earned a 3.40 GPA as an accounting major. Thompson, a sophomore linebacker, is majoring in entrepreneurship and has a 3.80 GPA.

Florida Tech’s 40 student-athletes on the Honor Roll are the most of any football team in the GSC.

A total of 978 student-athletes finished with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.00 and were named to the GSC Fall Academic Honor Roll.

Following are Florida Tech’s members of the 2018 GSC Fall Honor Roll.

Mark Brent (Business Administration)
Andrew Burgess (Forensic Psychology)
Trent Chmelik (Astronomy and Astrophysics)
Matt Davis (Business Administration)
David Demeter (Accounting)
Austin Evarts (Biomedical Engineering)
Nicholas Falato (Forensic Psychology)
Kyle Gullikson (Ocean Engineering)
Jimmy Hinel (Business Administration)
Kenny Hiteman (Forensic Psychology)
Nick Holm (Mechanical Engineering)
Edwin Jefferson (Aviation Management and Flight)
Evan Kulyk (Business Administration)
Joe Laguna (Business Administration)
Corey Lane (Business Administration)
Zachary Leatherman (Forensic Psychology)
Marquise Lewis (Strategic Communications)
Max Linder (Masters of Business Administration)
Javon Livingston (Forensic Psychology)
Sean Masters (Business Administration)
Anthony Matias (Mechanical Engineering)
John Mays (Accounting)
Dezmond Morgan (Business Administration)
Zak Netting (Business Administration)
Trevor Olds (Global Business & Finance)
Josh Padrick (Business Administration)
Ian Pittman (Accounting)
Evan Rojas (Forensic Psychology)
Thomas Roman (Aerospace Engineering)
Michael Ruess (Accounting)
Renzo Salvador (Psychology)
Trey Schaneville (Sports Management)
Brian Spurgeon, Jr. (Business Administration)
Evan Thompson (Entrepreneurship)
Daniel Welch (Biomedical Engineering)
K.J. Williams (Information Systems)
Simon Williams (Accounting)
Derrick Wright (Business Administration/Entrepreneurship)
Myles Wright (Sports Management)
Michael Young (Mechanical Engineering)

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