High Point, N.C. – Conference Carolinas is proud to announce the 2019 Spring Scholar Athletes of the Year, as voted on by the Student-Athlete Affairs Committee. This prestigious award is presented annually to one student-athlete in each sport for recognition of their outstanding performance both on the field and in the classroom.
Zach Teeple - University of Mount Olive
Haling from Stafford, Va., Zach Teeple, finished up his senior year with several noteworthy accomplishments on the track and in the classroom. Throwing an NCAA Provisional qualifiying mark to set a new Conference record and school record in the javelin with a mark of 66.29m (217' 6"), Teeple earned First Team All-Conference honors. Ranked eighth in Division II in the javelin, Teeple proved to be a key competitor for the Trojans, winning both indoor and outdoor Conference Carolinas team titles this year. Also a high-achiever in his academics, Teeple held a 3.568 GPA as an exercise science major, earning Academic-All Conference honors and was named to the Presidential honor roll for both indoor and outdoor.