32 Gusties Named Fall MIAC Educational All-Conference



BLOOMINGTON, Minn. C The Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Meeting (MIAC) prides itself on the combined athletic and academic accomplishments of the talented student-athletes. No conference honour better exemplifies that dedication to balanced excellence than the MIAC School All-Conference award and, in the tumble of the conference’s student-athletes set a remarkable brand new standard with a record 381 student-athletes called Academic All-Conference.

Those 381 honored student-athletes all attained sport-specific athletic requirements and possess a good cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.5 or better on the 4.0 scale. Student-athletes should be a sophomore, junior or more mature with at least one year (a couple semesters) at their current institution to get eligible for the award. Between the on-field component and lofty Grade point average standard, the MIAC Academic All-Conference honor is a perfect blend of the balanced excellence championed by the MIAC and NCAA Split III.

The MIAC saw its document total of Fall Academics All-Conference honorees rise for the fifth-straight year with its new record total associated with 381, which was 24 better than 2015’s preceding record of 357. That carried on the upward trend for honorees, starting with 301 in 2011, 330 and 334 inand 356 in

The sport-by-sport figures were just as impressive because overall total on the FallAcademic All-Conference collection. Women’s Soccer led the way with 87 selections, plus football was a close following with 83 student-athletes honored. Guys soccer had 62 honorees, girls cross country had 59, there have been 55 volleyball student-athletes recognized along with 35 men’s cross country sportsmen also received the honor. Almost all six winter sports saw their particular total number of Academic All-Conference student-athletes increase fromto

Athletically, student-athletes with team sports must vie in 50 percent of their team’s regular-season varsity contests. The team sporting events eligible were football, beach ball, men’s soccer and females soccer. Cross country student-athletes were required to complete in the overall top 100 or maybe their team’s top 7 at theMIAC Cross Country Championship. 

MIAC Academics All-Conference teams are announced twice annually, after the completion of each fall and spring instructional semesters. The MIAC Winter/Spring 2016-17 Academic All-Conference selections might be announced in late June. This MIAC has an online archive of Academic All-Conference honors. The full list of MIAC FallAcademic All-Conference honorees from Gustavus is underneath, classified by sport in alphabetical order.

Gustavus’s MIAC FallAcademic All-Conference (Thirty-two total)
All honorees listed below by outdoor activity in alphabetical order.

Men’s Cross Country (6)

John Benson (Sr., Moorhead, Minn.)
Carston Dammann (Sr., Ocean City, Minn.)
Alex Fredrickson (Sr., Victoria, Minn.)
Kyle Fredrickson (Sr., Victoria, Minn.)
Ryley Sandberg (Jr., Polk Metropolis, Iowa)
Alex Wischnack (So., Norwood, Minn.)

Women’s Cross Country (2)

Emily Sands (Sr., Rochester, Minn.)
Stephanie Welke (Sr., Tomahawk, Wis.)

Football (5)

Samuel Archer (So., Zimmerman, Minn.)
Casey Decker (Jr., Mapleton, Minn.)
Tyler Jakes (Sr., North Mankato, Minn.)
Jack Sorenson (So., West St . Paul, Minn.)
Tanner Sparrow (So., Edina, Minn.)

Men’s Soccer (Half a dozen)

Daniel Barnes (So., Lund, Sweden)
Matthew Murakami (Jr., Eden Prairie, Minn.)
Matthew Ouren (Thus., North Mankato, Minn.)
Davis Petros (So., Apple Area, Minn.)
Bradley Williams (Jr., Andover, Minn.)
Alexander Wilson (Jr., Ashland, Wis.)

Women’s Soccer (Being unfaithful)

Emily Hilk (Jr., Waconia, Minn.)
Kathryn Johnson (So., Duluth, Minn.)
Kendyl Landeck (Sr., Moscow, Idaho)
Sophie Leininger (Jr., Plymouth, Minn.)
Josie Mazzone (Jr., Rapid Town, S.D.)
Chaselyn Miller (And so., Brooklyn Park, Minn.)
Emily Odermatt (Jr., Minneapolis, Minn.)
Katrina Rinke (Thus., Waconia, Minn.)
Hannah Sturtz (Jr., Plymouth, Minn.)

Volleyball (4)

Nora Holtan (So., Rochester, Minn.)
Abilene Leitch (Jr .., Mankato, Minn.)
Brittany Luethmers (So., Prior Lake, Minn.)
Emily Webb (Hence., Maple Lake, Minn.)



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