Six Selected as CCACSA Student-Athletes of the Month
BATON ROUGE – The Cox Communications Academic Center for Student-Athletes honored six student-athletes for their academic achievements and community service for the month of May.
Each month, LSU student-athletes are recognized for their academic improvement, dedication and proven ability. In addition, one student-athlete is chosen through LSU’s Student-Athlete Affairs program for their volunteerism and commitment to the community.
Harry Ackland of the swimming and diving team graduated in May with his bachelor’s degree in marketing. The Plymouth, England native finished his career with the third-fastest 100 breast and sixth-fastest 200 breast times in school history.
Men’s golf’s Philip Barbaree is a junior and sport administration major. The Shreveport, Louisiana native owns five, top-10 finishes this season, including a season-high fourth-place finish at the General Hackler Championship.
Junior transfer Hunter Feduccia is the starting catcher for the Tigers. The sport administration major has launched three home runs and totaled 29 RBI in his debut season.
Foster Moreau is entering just completed his third year in Baton Rouge. A native of New Orleans, the tight end and sport administration major caught 30 passes for 357 yards his junior year.
Marvalyn Vernon has been an outstanding member of the track and field program for four seasons. Vernon is a senior biology major and two-year letter winner who primarily competes in the weight throw.
Katie Kampen was selected as the Shaquille O’Neal Life Skills Program Student-Athlete of the Month for her dedication to the community, participating in numerous service events. The Metairie, Louisiana native has played more than 200 sets and owns more than 200 digs for her career as a defensive specialist.
For putting forth extra effort in the classroom and community in addition to their rigorous academic and competition schedules, these six student-athletes will have their pictures displayed on the wall in the Cox Communications Academic Center for Student-Athletes.
The Cox Communications Academic Center for Student-Athletes is a 54,000 square foot facility comprised of an academic affairs, student affairs and an information technology team, serving more than 530 student-athletes. The purpose is to provide an all-inclusive, student-centered support structure for all student-athletes from matriculation, through graduation and life beyond.