Ryan Frederick was one of 16 Georgia Southern University student-athletes to be placed on the Southern Conference’s academic all-conference team for the spring semester.
Frederick, a sophomore on the Eagles’ Southern Conference championship baseball team, has a 3.5 GPA and is majoring in general studies. He is a graduate of Effingham County High School.
To be eligible for the academic all-conference team, student-athletes must carry at least a 3.3 cumulative GPA entering the spring season and were required to compete in at least one-half of their teams’ competitions during the recently-concluded campaign. In addition, the student-athletes must have successfully completed at least 24 credit hours in the previous two semesters.
More than 300 student-athletes earned spots on the spring 2014 academic all-Southern Conference Team. Each of its 11 institutions had at least 12 honorees, representing the sports of baseball, softball men’s and women’s golf, men’s and women’s outdoor track and field, and men’s and women’s tennis.