WINCHESTER, VA (VR) – Shenandoah University’s Emma Nicely, of Covington, VA, was named Academic All-ODAC in selections announced by the Old Dominion Athletic Conference. Nicely was one of a school-record 291 Shenandoah student-athletes to earn the honor.
Student-athletes who posted at least a 3.25 GPA for the 2021-22 academic year were named Academic All-ODAC. All 21 eligible intercollegiate athletic programs at SU had at least one student-athlete selected to the squad.
Baseball and football led Shenandoah athletics with 45 Academic All-ODAC selections each, while women’s golf posted a perfect mark with all seven of its members earning the honor. Thirteen Shenandoah teams had at least 10 members earn Academic All-ODAC accolades.
Shenandoah ranked second in the 15-team conference in total Academic All-ODAC honorees.
Shenandoah University was established in 1875, and is headquartered in Winchester, Virginia, with additional educational sites in Clarke, Fairfax and Loudoun counties. Shenandoah is a private, nationally recognized university that blends professional career experiences with liberal education. With approximately 4,000 students in more than 200 areas of study in six different schools, Shenandoah promotes a close-knit community rich in creative energy and intellectual challenge. Shenandoah students collaborate with accomplished professors who provide focused, individual attention, all the while leading several programs to be highly nationally ranked. Through innovative partnerships and programs at both the local and global level, there are exceptional opportunities for students to learn in and out of the classroom. Shenandoah empowers its students to improve the human condition and to be principled professionals and leaders wherever they go. For more information, visit su.edu.