A total of 16 Sul Ross State University student-athletes, including three from the Lamesa area, have been named to the Winter-Spring American Southwest Conference Academic All-Conference list, according to an announcement this past Tuesday.
    Those Lamesa area student-athletes include Darrian Doederlein of Lamesa, Taylor (Gass) Feliciano of Gail and Caleb Thomasson of Ackerly. All three have graduated at Sul Ross.
    Included on the ASC Winter-Spring Academic All-Conference list are the sports of baseball, men and women’s basketball, men and women’s golf, softball, men and women’s tennis and men and women’s track and field. Students assisting with athletic training and media relations are included among the Winter-Spring Academic All-Conference honors recipients.
    Doederlein, who was a senior majoring in Kinesiology and Human Performance, was recognized in softball.
    Gass was recognized in women’s basketball. She was a senior majoring in Kinesiology and Human Performance.
    Thomasson was recognized in men’s basketball. He was a senior majoring in Interdisciplinary Studies.
    To be eligible for ASC Academic All-Conference honors, student-athletes must be classified academically as a sophomore, junior, senior or graduate student during the competition season and have been in attendance and completed at least one academic year (two consecutive semesters) prior to the season at their institution.
    They also must have a 3.0 cumulative grade point average (GPA) as certified at the conclusion of the academic semester in which the ASC sport championship is held.