A UNA team placed 5th recently in the Student Bowl at the Southeast American College of Sports Medicine Conference.

UNA Places 5th at Southeast ACSM Student Bowl

Apr. 04, 2024

Michelle R. Eubanks , UNA, at meubanks@una.edu, 256.765.4392

FLORENCE, AL – A University of North Alabama team competed recently in the Student Bowl at the Southeast American College of Sports Medicine conference. The team from UNA’s Department of Kinesiology placed 5th in the Southeast chapter, which includes 10 states and averages approximately 1,200 attendees at the annual meeting.
“We are so proud of our 2023 SEACSM Quiz Bowl team. They finished fifth out of 32 schools in a competitive and high pressure environment,” said Dr. Scott Lyons, Interim Chair of the Department. “Braden Sellers, Kate Huber, Anna Oelmann, and Ashlyn DeArman were outstanding representatives for the Department of Kinesiology.”
In addition to the Jeopardy!-style Quiz Bowl, the 2024 annual meeting included a total of 470 presentations, six invited speakers, two pre-conference sessions with eight presentations, 17 tutorials, 15 symposia, 35 oral presentations, 48 thematic posters, 299 poster presentations, 24 posters in the student award sessions, and nine lectures and nine case presentations in the Sports Medicine Physician Track program.
“The brightest students from the strongest programs in the Southeast region compete for bragging rights each year,” said Dr. Matt Green, Interim Dean of the College of Education and Human Sciences as well as a faculty member in the Department of Kinesiology. “These UNA students were well-prepared because of the diligence they have shown in their programs of study in the Department of Kinesiology. We are extremely proud that they were such outstanding representatives of our University.”

About The University of North Alabama

The University of North Alabama is an accredited, comprehensive regional state university offering credential, certificate, baccalaureate, master’s, and doctoral programs in the colleges of Arts, Sciences, and Engineering; Business and Technology; Education and Human Sciences; and the Anderson College of Nursing and Health Professions. The first-choice University for more than 10,000 on-campus and online students, UNA is on a bucolic campus in Florence, Alabama, part of the historic and vibrant Shoals region. Lions Athletics, a renowned collegiate athletics program with seven (7) Division II National Championships, is now a proud member of the NCAA Division I’s ASUN Conference. The University of North Alabama is an equal opportunity institution and does not discriminate in the admission policy on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, disability, age, or national origin. For more: www.una.edu and www.una.edu/unaworks/