Memorial graduate earns academic honor
April 29, 2013 at 10:02 p.m.
Updated April 28, 2013 at 11:29 p.m.
KINGSVILLE - Texas A&M-Kingsville senior Samantha Alvarez has been named to the Lone Star Conference All-Academic Team in track and field.
Alvarez, a Memorial graduate, was named to the team for the third-straight year.
The education major has a 3.7 GPA.
Alvarez currently has the conference's second-best mark in the pole vault at 11 feet, 6.25 inches.
She is tied for the conference's third-best mark in the high jump at 5-7 and has the sixth best javelin throw at 131-6.
All three marks are provisional qualifiers for the NCAA Division II Outdoor Championships.