HIGH POINT, N.C. - Nine student-athletes from Conference Carolinas have been selected as finalists for the 2017-18 Murphy Osborne Scholar-Athlete Award, the highest academic award presented by the conference. Finalists are nominated by their institutions based on academic, athletic, leadership, service, and community involvement excellence during the year, and the award is bestowed upon the student-athlete determined to have the most outstanding accomplishments.
The finalists are as follows: Justin Alford of Barton College, Thomas Yoder of Belmont Abbey College, Elizabeth Schlesener of Converse College, Eduordo Gullino of Erskine College, Nicola Robertson of King University, Kylie Moyer of Limestone College, Robert Poole of University of Mount Olive, Madelynn Schober of North Greenville University, and Paige O'Connor of Southern Wesleyan University.
2017-18 Conference Carolinas Murphy Osborne Finalists
Justin Alford, Barton College Men's Track & Field
(Robert) Thomas Yoder, Belmont Abbey College Baseball
Elizabeth "Alex" Schlesener, Converse College Women's Tennis
Edoardo "Eddy" Gullino, Erskine College Men's Soccer
Nicola Robertson, King University Women's Golf
Kylie Moyer, Limestone College Women's Volleyball
Robert Poole, University of Mount Olive Men's Volleyball
Madelynn "Maddie" Schober, North Greenville University Women's Soccer
Paige O'Connor, Southern Wesleyan University Women's Volleyball