NCEA Honors TCU with Academic Accolades
April 4, 2013
FORT WORTH, Texas- The TCU equestrian program had 13 student-athletes earn 2013 NCEA Academic Awards Thursday morning for the 2012-13 season.
Earning NCEA Academic First Team honors were sophomore Alexi Child, senior Alexie Estrada, sophomore Katelyn Gray and senior Haley Jacobi, while senior Kolby Simonson collected second team accolades. Jacobi, who recently earned Big 12 Co-Scholar Athlete of the Year honors, was a repeat first team selection for the Horned Frogs.
In addition, Child, Estrada, Gray, Jacobi, Simonson, Ciera Fowler, Taylor Gillette, Molly Jones, Emily Maloof, Melinda Peters, Kelsi Schatz, Devin Spencer and Shelby Tsuji were named to the NCEA Academic Honor Roll Thursday.
The 2013 NCEA Academic Awards are based on grades from 2012 Spring and Fall terms. Any student-athlete who participates at an NCEA institution is eligible for nomination for any of the academic awards.
No. 7 TCU will next be in action at the 2013 NCEA National Championships in Waco, which will begin on Thursday, April 18 and run through Saturday, April 20.