Three from Hendrix named All-South

Three Hendrix College seniors were selected to the All-South Region Teams.

Running back Dayton Winn was placed on the First Team, left guard Brooks Billing made the Second Team and quarterback Seth Peters was selected to the Third Team.

Winn, from Pea Ridge, ran the ball 174 times of 1,372 yards and 22 touchdowns. He averaged 7.9 yards per carry and 137.2 yards per game. He also had 33 catches for 298 yards and a touchdown, 85 punt return yards, including a score, and 133 yards on kick returns. Winn scored 144 points on 24 TDs and averaged 188.9 all-purpose yards per game. He ranked second in the nation in yards per carry, third in rushing TDs and scoring, fourth in all-purpose yards per game and 12th in rushing yards and yards per game.

Winn also led the Southern Athletic Association in rushing yards, rushing yards per game, yards per carry, rushing touchdowns, all-purpose yards per game and scoring. He was also the SAA Offensive Player of the Year and a semifinalist for the Gagliardi Trophy. Winn was selected to the All-South Region First Team last year.

Billings, from Cypress, Texas, was the starting left guard and helped the Warriors to NCAA Division III record 600 yards of total offense per game. The Hendrix offense also ranked third in the nation passing offense, seventh in scoring and eighth in first downs. The Warriors led the SAA in rushing, passing and scoring. Billings was an All-SAA First Team selection this year and an All-South Region Third Team pick in 2015.

Peters, from Greenbrier, was 225-for-303 passing for a 74 completion percentage, 3,013 yards, 26 touchdowns and a 182.8 efficiency. He also ran 82 times for 315 yards and three touchdowns. Peters led the nation in completion percentage and was second in efficiency, fifth in total offense yards, 10th in passing yards per game and 33rd in passing touchdowns. He also ranked third in the SAA in yards per game and fourth in TDs. Peters was an All-SAA First Team selection.

Dyslin is academic all-American

Hendrix College junior Sara Dyslin has been named to the Academic All-America Volleyball Second Team as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America.

Dyslin, from San Jose, Calif., hit .358 with 2.90 kills, 0.29 aces, 1.05 digs and 1.13 blocks per set. She ranked 23rd in the nation in hitting and 26th in blocks per set. Dyslin also led the league in hitting percentage and ranked fourth in kills per set and blocks per set. She was the Southern Athletic Association Player of the Year, All-SAA First Team pick, SAA Tournament MVP and AVCA All-America Third Team.

In the classroom, Dyslin compiled a 3.94 grade point average while majoring in French and Neuroscience.

To be eligible for the Academic All-America Team, a student-athlete must be at least their third semester at the institution and have a 3.30 grade point average or higher.

Dyslin also receiver another honor. She was named the Southern Athletic Association Women’s Basketball player of the Week on Monday for the second consecutive week.

Dyslin, a center from San Jose, Calif., averaged 15.7 points, 14.3 rebounds and 1.0 blocks per game as the Warriors went 1-2 on the week.

This is the sixth time in her career that she’s been honored as Player of the Week in basketball.