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Annie McCullough named Google Cloud Academic All-America

Annie McCullough named Google Cloud Academic All-America

DALLAS, Texas --- Tusculum University tennis student-athlete Annie McCullough has been named to the 2019 Google Cloud NCAA Division II Academic All-America® Women's At-Large second team as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).

McCullough becomes the third women's tennis player in program history to garner Academic All-America® laurels joining 2002 winner Pam Holt and three-time honoree Franziska Funke (2016, 2017, 2018).

The Google Cloud Academic All-America® At-Large program includes the sports of fencing, golf, gymnastics, ice hockey, lacrosse, rifle, skiing, swimming and diving, tennis, water polo for both men and women; bowling, crew, beach volleyball and field hockey for women; and volleyball and wrestling for men.

McCullough, a junior from Belfast, Northern Ireland, has a cumulative grade point average of 3.98 while majoring in chemistry.  She is a member of the South Atlantic Conference Commissioner's Honor Roll, Tusculum Athletic Director's Honor Roll, Dean's List, President's List, Charles Oliver Gray Honors List, ITA Scholar Athlete and is a two-time CoSIDA Academic All-District first team selection.

McCullough swept the South Atlantic Conference's top women's tennis honors as she was named the SAC Player of the Year and Scholar Athlete of the Year becoming only the third player in league history to achieve the double honor in the same season.

She is a three-time All-SAC selection in singles and a two-time first team honoree in doubles with her twin sister Caitlin.  The McCulloughs finished the season ranked 14th nationally in doubles as the duo went 26-4 overall this season including 19-3 in dual matches.  Annie recorded a 27-5 singles mark this season including 18-4 in dual competition and went a perfect 10-0 in league play.  She finished ranked 32nd in the country in ITA singles and improved her career singles record to an impressive 63-9 overall.

McCullough was named the Tusculum Female Athlete of the Year for a second straight season.  She was also tabbed as the ITA Southeast Region Player to Watch.

The Pioneers finished the season with a 17-4 overall record including 10-0 in league play to capture Tusculum's its sixth SAC Championship and first since 2010.  TU finished runner-up at the SAC Tournament and earned a berth to the NCAA Division II Tournament for a third consecutive year and 11th time in program history.

The Google Cloud Academic All-America® programs are partially financially supported by the NCAA Division II and III national governance structures to assist CoSIDA with handling the awards fulfillment aspects for the 2018-19 Divisions II and III Academic All-America® programs. The NAIA Google Cloud Academic All-America® program is partially financially supported through the NAIA national office.

 

2019 Google Cloud NCAA II Academic All-America® Women's At-Large Team

First Team

Sport

Name

School

Swimming

Catalina Berraud-Galea

Lynn

Swimming

Becca Cubbler

Bloomsburg

Golf

Courtney Ewing

Colorado State-Pueblo

Lacrosse

Bryanna Fazio

Le Moyne

Swimming

Sierra Forbord

Colorado Mesa

Lacrosse

Olivia Hayden

Colorado Mesa

Golf

Jaime Jacob

Cal State San Marcos

Skiing

Amanda Kautzer

Michigan Tech

Tennis

Kristen Kirby

Colorado Mesa

Golf

Helen Kreuzer

Lynn

Tennis

Greta Lazzarotto

Midwestern State

Swimming

Josefina Lorda-Taylor

Queens (N.C.)

Tennis

Karla Miletic

University of the Sciences

Swimming

Britin Thomsen

St. Cloud State

Tennis

Michela Verpelli

Wingate

Skiing

Casey Wright

Alaska Anchorage

 

 

Second Team

Sport

Name

School

Tennis

Ivana Andric

New York Tech

Golf

Lexi Armon

Northeastern State

Ice Hockey

Corbin Boyd

Minnesota State-Mankato

Swimming

Brittany Dixon

Colorado Mesa

Tennis

Sydney Homan

Wingate

Lacrosse

Alison Johnson

Adelphi

Golf

Katharina Keilich

Indianapolis

Swimming

Maggie Knier

Minnesota State-Mankato

Tennis

Annie McCullough

Tusculum

Field Hockey

Katharina Ohmen

Merrimack

Golf

Shi Qing Ong

Missouri Western State

Swimming

Shelby Quinn

Lindenwood

Swimming

Christina Sather

Clarion

Lacrosse

Alyssa Voccia

Limestone

Field Hockey

Liz Wolfe

Slippery Rock

 

Third Team

Sport

Name

School

Tennis

Kena Bere

Illinois-Springfield

Lacrosse

Allison Conn

Queens (N.C.)

Field Hockey

Mackenzie Fuhrman

Kutztown

Golf

Sofia Garcia Austt

Nova Southeastern

Field Hockey

Kaitlin Hatch

West Chester

Lacrosse

Valerie Hertz

Shippensburg

Golf

Nabila Inak

Newberry

Crew

Hana Ito

Florida Tech

Tennis

Kendra Kappes

Winona State

Golf

Krystal Knight

Merrimack

Ice Hockey

Kirsten Martin

Lindenwood

Golf

Maaika Mestl

Nebraska-Kearney

Swimming/Tennis

Mary Northcutt

Carson-Newman

Golf

Krissy Ortiz

Lynn

Golf

Brooklyn Terry

Harding

 

Google Cloud Academic All-American® of the Year: Catalina Berraud-Galea, Lynn

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