ASHLAND, Va. – The 2016-17 Virginia Sports Information Directors (VaSID) Academic All-State team was announced and 217 student-athletes from 37 colleges and universities across the state were recognized.
To be eligible a student-athlete must have at least a 3.25 cumulative grade point average, and be a sophomore or higher.
VaSID is comprised of sports information or athletics communications professionals from intercollegiate institutions throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia. Membership is open to any individual affiliated with one of the state's institutions at the NCAA Division I, Division II, Division III, NAIA, USCAA, NJCAA, community college and independent levels, provided that individual's area of responsibility lies within the realm of sports information.
Perry Barber, Jr., Hampton, Va., 3.42, Outside machinist, Golf
Austin Goforth, Sr., Troy, N.C., 3.66, Outside machinist, Football
Quanisha Bruce, Jr., Richmond, Va., 3.71, Maintenance Electrician, Women's Basketball
Tyrell Watkins, Sr., Burns, Ore., 3.77, Rigger, Wrestling
Mike Brumfield, Jr., Toano, Va., 3.47, Shipfitter, Baseball
Robbie Watkins, Sr., Newport News, Va., 3.71, Insulator, Baseball