Andrew Harlan and Sarah Harder Named ASC Scholar-Athlete Medal of Honor Recipients.
RICHARDSON, Texas – Twenty-Six graduating student-athletes from the 13 American Southwest Conference member institutions are honored by the conference and their institutions as 2018-19 ASC Scholar-Athlete Medal of Honor recipients.
The ASC Scholar-Athlete Medal of Honor is presented to one male and one female member of the graduating class who has compiled the most outstanding record in academics, athletics, and leadership over their collegiate career. The award is presented annually by the Faculty Athletics Representative at each conference member institution.
Recipients of the 2018-19 ASC Scholar-Athlete Medal of Honor represent 13 different conference sports and include individuals who graduated with academic honors. They hold admission to graduate-level programs, are members of academic honor societies and campus organizations; competed on national, conference or division title teams; earned ASC All-Academic, Distinguished Scholar-Athlete and All-Conference honors; and who served as volunteers, tutors and mentors within the campus and the community.
Andrew Harlan | Electrical Engineering | Baseball | Lewisville, Texas
Andrew Harlan just finished a four-year playing career for the LeTourneau baseball team and helped the YellowJackets qualify for two of their five all-time postseason appearances. Serving as a team captain, Harlan carried a 4.00 GPA throughout his time at LETU and recently graduated Summa Cum Laude with a degree in Electrical Engineering. During his time as a student-athlete, Harlan served as a supplemental instruction leader for students on campus taking Circuits I for two years threw the third-most innings as a pitcher in LeTourneau baseball history and the eighth-most strikeouts all time while being honored with ASC postseason awards in three of his four years.
Sarah Harder | Early Childhood-6th Grade Education | Soccer | Pearland, Texas
Sarah Harder concluded her playing career for the YellowJacket women’s soccer team this past fall as a four-time All-ASC selection and helped LeTourneau to four consecutive ASC Championship appearances while carrying a 4.00 GPA throughout her career. The Pearland, Texas native was able to continue playing in her senior year while also student-teaching full-time and became the first LeTourneau University female student-athlete to be named CoSIDA Academic All-America honors, being named to the First Team. Serving as a team captain, Harder helped lead the 2018 YellowJackets to the ASC Championship semifinals for the first time in school history while finishing her career with the sixth-most games played in LETU women’s soccer history.
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