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14 named to Summit League honor roll

Courtesy: ORU Media Relations
          Release: 01/24/2014
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ELMHURST, Ill. – 14 Oral Roberts University men’s soccer players were recognized this week by the Summit League for their work in the classroom on the league’s Fall Academic Honor Roll.

On Thursday, the league released the Distinguished Scholar list, compiled of student-athletes with a 3.60 grade point average or higher. Representing ORU as Distinguished Scholars are Trevor Laffoon, Alexander Mackie, Daniel McCarthy, Griffith Poindexter and Alex White.

To be placed on the Honor Roll, student-athletes must maintain a 3.0 GPA. Joining the Distinguished Scholars for the Golden Eagles are Casey Cantor, Johnny Chavez, Jordan Cuckler, Neville Francis, Marco Hernandez, Tyler Hill, Ben LaCourse, Juan Diego Padilla and Ryan Wiet.

For more information and updates about ORU men’s soccer, follow @ORUMensSoccer on Twitter or visit www.ORUGoldenEagles.com.

Summit League Fall Academic Honor Roll

ORU Honorees

Casey Cantor             Jr.       Marketing                                               Frisco, Texas

Johnny Chavez           Jr.       Psychology                                            Tulsa, Okla.

Jordan Cuckler           So.      Marketing                                              Tulsa, Okla.

Neville Francis            Jr.       Computer Information Technology  May Pen, Jamaica

Marco Hernandez       Sr.      Government                                          Claremore, Okla.

Tyler Hill                        So.      Exploratory                                           Broken Arrow, Okla.

Ben LaCourse             Fr.       Exploratory                                           Tulsa, Okla.

Trevor Laffoon *           Jr.       Management                                       Norman, Okla.

Alexander Mackie *     Jr.       Engineering                                         Flower Mound, Texas

Daniel McCarthy *      Sr.      Pastoral Care                                       Endwell, N.Y.

Juan Diego Padilla    So.      Exploratory                                           Monterrey, Mexico

Griffith Poindexter *    Jr.       Environmental Science                      Tulsa, Okla.

Alex White *                 So.      Exploratory                                            Tigard, Ore.

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