Annie Shannon and Price Murphree were named Henderson State's Scholar-Athletes of the Year.
Annie Shannon and Price Murphree were named Henderson State's Scholar-Athletes of the Year. The two were also finalists for the Great American Conference Scholar-Athlete of the Year Award.
Shannon was a unanimous first-team selection in women's tennis after posting an 8-4 record in singles competition playing in the No. 1 position.
The senior to be from Lautoka, Fiji is a three-time All-GAC selection including being selected as GAC Freshman of the Year in 2015
Shannon was ranked in the top 10 in the Central Region in both singles and doubles play throughout the year.
Following the 2016-17 season, Shannon earned the D2 Athletics Directors Association Academic Achievement Award having a 3.52 GPA in management.
During her junior year, Shannon recorded four wins over regionally ranked opponents and advanced to the round of 16 in both singles and doubles play at the ITA Regionals.
Outside of her work on the court and in the classroom, Shannon works game day management at several Henderson athletic events, has volunteered at the Clark County Humane Society, Happyland Day Care and the Boys and Girls Club of Arkadelphia.
Reddie golfer Price Murphree completed his playing career and was part of four straight GAC Championships.
Murphree earned a spot on the Division II Ping All-Central Region Team and was a second-team All-GAC selection.
The Camden, Ark. native also earned a spot on the GAC All-Tournament team after finishing fourth at the GAC Championships.
In his last tournament as a Reddie, Murphree tied for 15th at the NCAA Midwest/Central Regional having a total score of 209, 7-under par.
Murphree finished the 2016-17 year with a 73.37 stroke average and had nine top 25 finishes.
Murphree finished his four-year career at Henderson having 23 top 25 finishes, 9 top 10s, and 6 top 5s.
A two-time All-GAC selection, Murphree was named to the Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholars Team in 2016.
He also earned the D2 Athletics Directors Association Academic Achievement Award having a 3.78 GPA in business administration entrepreneurship.