Nine SFA student-athletes had a perfect 4.0 GPA for the spring semester.
The women's track and field team led SFA with 21 honorees.
Scarafiotti earns honor for third straight year, Loveless gets first academic nod.
'Jacks will take on Southeastern Louisiana at 7:00 p.m., needing another win to keep season alive.
The 'Jacks will face SLU again on Saturday at 1:00 p.m. for a berth in the tournament championship.
SFA catcher Jarid Scarafiotti
Jarid Scarafiotti Photos
2011: First Team all-Southland Conference ... Southland Conference Male Scholar-Athlete of the Year ... first team academic all-Southland Conference ... played in 52 games on the year, earning 51 starts ... saw time mainly at catcher, DH, and first base ... second on the team in batting average, hitting .350 ... with eight doubles, one triple and five home runs ... also added 45 RBI ... hit .368 against right handed hitters ... hit .411 with runners on ... hit .684 with a runner on third and less than two outs ... slugged .473 ... .417 on base percentage ... 22 multi-hit games ... led team and rounded out season with a 12 game hit streak ... 2-for-4 in season opener against Ark-Little Rock with three RBI ... had a six game hit streak beginning in Saturday's game two against Ark-Little Rock (2/19) and New Orleans (2/27).
2009: Originally walked-on to team before becoming everyday catcher by the end of the season ... made 24 starts out of 33 appearances, despite not making season debut until March 15 ... got a hit in his first five games of career ... hit .306 with five home runs and 12 RBI ... only struck out six times in 85 at-bats ... hit solo home run in first collegiate game against Northwestern State (3/15) ... went 3-for-4 with a pair of runs scored and an RBI in a run-rule win over Nicholls (3/21) ... hit solo home run at Louisiana-Lafayette (3/14) ... hit three home runs in just two games at Southeastern Louisiana, including a pair of solo home runs in series-opener (5/8) ... caught stealing five of the final nine attempted base stealers on the year.
High School: Lettered four seasons for head coaches Ronnie Coker and Todd Sharp at Captain Shreve High School in Shreveport, La... played catcher, first base and outfield while earning all-district, all-city and second team academic all-state honors in 2008 ... member of 2006 Louisiana Class 4A state champions ... hit .365 with 2 home runs and 32 RBI with a .500 on-base percentage in prep career ... part of district titles from 2005-08 ... part of 2005 junior legion state champions and national runners-up ... 2007 junior state champions.
Personal: Son of Leona and Dave Scarafiotti ... born Sept. 14, 1989 in Pueblo, Colo... majoring in mathematics.