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Sirus, Dortwegt named to CoSIDA ESPN The Magazine District IV All-Academic Team
Lauren Dortwegt
Lauren Dortwegt

Thursday, May 07, 2009

The honors continue to pour in for members of the Lipscomb Lady Bisons softball team,

Junior first baseman KellieSirus was named First Team on the CoSIDA /ESPN The Magazine District IV All-Academic Team.

Junior center fielder Lauren Dortwegt was named to the Second Team.

District IV includes all NCAA schools in Tennessee, Alabama, Kentucky, Ohio and Michigan.

Sirus, a Second Team selection last season, will compete nationally for academic All-America honors.

Sirus, a three-time Atlantic Sun All-Academic Team member, and a winner of the Athletic Director's Academic Excellence Award, was named to the Atlantic Sun All-Conference First Team by a vote of the coaches and media relations directors.

Dortwegt was named Atlantic Sun All-Conference Second Team. She is also a three-time A-Sun All-Academic selection.

Sirus has a 3.92 grade point average in psychology with plans to enter the nursing field. Dortwegt has a 3.97 GPA in interdisciplinary teaching.

In order to be considered for nomination a student-athlete must have a minimum 3.2 GPA. The student-ahlete must have also participated in at least 50 percent of the games for their respective teams.