2015 All-ACC Academic Men’s Outdoor Track & Field Team Announced

NC State’s Jonathan Addison recognized as sport’s ACC Scholar-Athlete of the Year

GREENSBORO, N.C. (theACC.com) – NC State’s Jonathan Addison has been recognized as the 2015 Atlantic Coast Conference Men’s Outdoor Track and Field Scholar-Athlete of the Year and heads up the sport’s All-ACC Academic Team, as announced today by Commissioner John Swofford. 

Addison, a multi-talented student-athlete who competed in both field and running events, made his mark in the NCAA Championships, where he earned first-team All-America honors with a fourth-place long jump of 7.99 meters. That ranked as a season best for the the rising senior from Raleigh, North Carolina, who placed among the top four in four events at the 2015 ACC Championships, including silver medal showings in both the long jump and the high jump.

Recognized as the conference’s 2015 Men’s Field Performer of the Year, Addison also exceled as a sprinter. He posted a time of 10.44 in the 100 meters that placed fourth at the ACC Championships and ranked fifth in the league for the outdoor season. Additionally, he was part of the Wolfpack’s 4x100relay team that placed fourth at the ACC final.

Addison, an Industrial Engineering major, earned Capital One Academic All-District honors and has been a mainstay on ACC All-Academic teams for both indoor track and field, as well as the ACC Honor Roll.

The ACC Scholar-Athlete of the Year awards were established in September 2007 to be awarded annually to the top junior or senior student-athlete in their respective sports. Candidates for the awards must have maintained a 3.0 grade point average for their careers as well as a 3.0 for each of the last two semesters.

Every member the 2015 All-ACC Academic Men’s Outdoor Track and Field Team also scored enough points at the ACC Championships to earn All-Conference honors, earned All-America honors, was named an ACC Performer of the Week on at least one occasion and/or qualified for the finals of the NCAA Championships held earlier this month at Eugene, Oregon.  

The All-ACC Academic Team also includes three members of the 2014-15 Capital One Academic All-America® Division I Men’s Track & Field/Cross Country Team, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) in Florida State’s Stefan Brits (first team), Syracuse’s Martin Hehir (first team) and Florida State’s Jonathan Reid (third team).

Minimum academic requirements for selection to the All-ACC Academic Team are a 3.0 grade point average for the previous semester and a 3.0 cumulative average during one’s academic career.

The complete 2015 All-ACC Academic Men’s Outdoor Track and Field Team:

Name, School   Class   Major  
Tanner Johnson, Duke Fr. Undeclared
Andrew Pancoast, Duke Fr. Undeclared
Robert Rohner, Duke Sr. Economics
Ian Rock, Duke Jr. Psychology
Stefan Brits, Florida State Jr. Chemical Sciences
Cristobal Hurtado-Arteaga, Florida State Jr. Management
Jonathan Reid, Florida State Gr. Criminology
Otniel Teixeira, Florida State Jr. Interdisciplinary Social Science
Stargell Williams, Florida State Sr. Sport Management
Nathan Daniel, Georgia Tech Jr. Electrical Engineering
Brandon Lasater, Georgia Tech Sr. Electrical Engineering
Edwin Kibichiy, Louisville Jr. Public Health
Brad Vivace, Louisville Sr. Exercise Science
R.J. Alowonle, North Carolina Jr. Business Administration/Economics
A.J. Hicks, North Carolina Sr. Exercise & Sports Science
Houston Summers, North Carolina Sr. Psychology
Jonathan Addison, NC State Jr. Industrial Engineering
Michael Clevenger, Notre Dame Jr. Accountancy
Jacob Dumford, Notre Dame So. Computer Science
Christopher Giesting, Notre Dame Sr. Management Entrepreneurship
Martin Grady, Notre Dame Sr. Finance
Nathan Richartz, Notre Dame So. Marketing
Luke Gallaher, Pitt Sr. Rehabilitation Science
Desmond Palmer, Pitt So. Media & Professional Communication
Andrew Wells, Pitt Sr. Supply Chain Mgt./Business Info. Systems
Colin Bennie, Syracuse So. Political Science
Martin Hehir, Syracuse Sr. Biology & Spanish
Reed Kamyszek, Syracuse Sr. Biochemistry
Max Straneva, Syracuse Sr. Exercise Science
Jack Lint, Virginia Fr. Undeclared
Filip Mihaljevic, Virginia So. Undeclared
Ryan Satchell, Virginia Sr. Computer Science
Darren Barlow, Virginia Tech Sr. Mechanical Engineering
Marek Barta, Virginia Tech Jr. Business Information Technology
Thomas Curtin, Virginia Tech Sr. Sociology
Neil Gourley, Virginia Tech So. Mechanical Engineering
Daniel Jaskowak, Virginia Tech So. Human Nutrition, Food & Exercise
Chris Uhle, Virginia Tech Sr. Human Nutrition, Food & Exercise
Manuel Zielger, Virginia Tech Gr. Industrial & Systems Engineering
Kyle Graves, Wake Forest Sr. Health & Exercise Science
Simon Holden, Wake Forest So. Mathematical Stats

2015 ACC Outdoor Track & Field Scholar-Athlete of the Year:  Jonathan Addison, NC State