FGCU Athletics has named softball player Kelsey Carpenter (Oviedo, Fla./Hagerty HS) and men's tennis player Lance Lvovsky (Dania, Fla./Broward Virtual School/Jacksonville) as recipients of the Northwestern Mutual Academic Student-Athletes of the Month Award for the month of May.
Each month during the school year, the FGCU Ath-letics Communications Office and Athletic Academic staff will choose a pair of Eagles as the Northwestern Mutual Academic Student-Athlete of the Month. Those selected for the honor will have exhibited a combination of superior athletic and overall academic success.
Carpenter, an exercise science major, completed her junior season with a 4.0 GPA during the spring semester. For her efforts on the field she was named to the 2014 Atlantic Sun All-Conference First Team and earned A-Sun Academic All-Conference honors as well. She was named to the All-Tournament Team at the Atlantic Sun Championship and started all 60 games for FGCU in 2014.
She led the team and the A-Sun with a .432 batting average on the strength of 76 hits to go with 47 runs, 10 doubles, 51 RBI and 10 home runs.
Lvovsky graduated from FGCU with a degree in finance after achieving a cumulative GPA of 3.7. On the tennis court this season he served as the team co-captain and finished with an 8-10 overall singles record which included a 5-2 mark in A-Sun play. He went 1-1 when playing No. 4 singles, 5-6 when playing No. 5 and 2-3 when playing in the sixth position. Lvovsky partnered with Tianyu Bao to post a 10-8 record playing No. 2 doubles with a 4-3 mark in the conference. He was also was the recipient of the Community Service Award at the annual awards dinner, which is presented annually to the student-athlete who best exemplifies FGCU Athletics' dedicated commitment to volunteerism on campus and in the local community
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