Corliss Named Conference Carolinas Winter Scholar Athlete of the Year

Corliss Named Conference Carolinas Winter Scholar Athlete of the Year

High Point, N.C. – Conference Carolinas is proud to announce the 2018-19 Winter Scholar Athletes of the Year, as voted on by the Student-Athlete Affairs Committee. This prestigious award is presented annually to one student-athlete in each sport for recognition of their outstanding performance both on the field and in the classroom.

Candidates are submitted by member institutions for each of the conference's twenty-three sponsored sports. To be considered for the honor, the student-athlete must have been named Academic All-Conference, which entails having attended their member institution for at least one year and having reached junior or senior standing with a cumulative GPA of 3.25 or higher on a 4-point scale. Scholar Athletes of the Year must also be represented on their sport's First, Second, or Third All-Conference Team, the rosters of which are chosen by coaches at the end of each playing season.  This winter's class of honorees holds an impressive average GPA of 3.70.  
 
Women's Basketball Award Winner
Lochlain Corliss - Emmanuel College

Emmanuel College's Lochlain Corliss has been awarded Winter Scholar Athlete of the Year for women's basketball through her outstanding accomplishments both in the classroom and on the court. Lochlain, a senior from Cumming, Ga., currently holds an impressive 3.96 GPA while pursuing a degree in biology, her pre-professional concentration. Corliss has been a key player for the Lady Lions, leading her team to the Conference Carolinas Championship this season. Corliss led the conference in assist to turnover ratio, averaging 12.8 points per game, at a 53.8 field goal percentage. This season, Corliss has earned several honors, including First Team All-Conference and 2019 Women's Basketball Conference Carolinas Championship MVP. Corliss has proven outstanding academic and athletic excellence to deserve this annual award.