Valentine Named to All-Conference Carolinas Support Team

Valentine Named to All-Conference Carolinas Support Team

HIGH POINT, N.C. -- Junior volleyball player Carie Valentine has been named as Belmont Abbey's representative to the 2019 Conference Carolinas All-Conference Student Support Team, the conference office announced today.

The All-Conference Student Support Team was created in 2016-17 to recognize one student from each member institution who supports an athletic team and/or athletic department through service. Examples of service include, but are not limited to: team managers, statistical support, video service, and/or game day operations support.

To be eligible for the Conference Carolinas All-Conference Student Support Team a student must meet the following criteria:

  1. Junior or senior academic status as determined by the Registrar's Office.
  2. Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale on all work completed at the member institution.
  3. Must have completed at least two full-time semesters at the member institution
  4. A student-athlete who has exhausted their eligibility is eligible to win this award if they are assisting their former team and/or athletic department in such a manner as described above.

The 2019 Conference Carolinas All-Conference Student Support Team members are:
 
Caleb Barnes (Limestone): Barnes is a senior professional communications major with a 3.16 grade point average. Over the last three years Caleb has served as a member of Limestone's webcast production team.

Mattie Brown (King): Brown is a junior athletic training major with a 3.53 grade point average. For three years Mattie has served as a student athletic trainer for the King acrobatics & tumbling team.

Sara Dooley (Erskine): Dooley is a senior business major with a 3.50 grade point average. During the last three years Sara has served the Erskine athletic department as a member of its game management staff.

Deja King (Chowan): King is a junior sport studies and exercise science major with a 3.40 grade point average. During the last two years Deja has served the Chowan athletic department as a member of its game day and event staff. 

Megan Miller (North Greenville): Miller is a senior sport management major with a 3.51 grade point average. Megan has worked in the NGU athletic department as the marketing and fundraising intern and has served a major role in the rollout of the Pepsi Ambassador program.

Holly Richardson (Southern Wesleyan): Richardson is a senior sports management major with a 3.76 grade point average. Holly has been a game day operations crew member for SWU for the last two years, working in every aspect of support for athletic events.

Matthew Synder (Mount Olive): Snyder is a senior recreation and leisure studies/exercise science major with a 3.07 grade point average. Matthew has been an integral part of the UMO men's basketball team serving as the team's manager.

Carie Valentine (Belmont Abbey): Valentine is a junior accounting and motorsports management major with a 3.62 grade point average. For three years, Carie has served as game day and statistical support for game operations and athletic communications, while also being the work-study team leader.