BURNSVILLE, Minn. — The Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference has announced the 2019-20 Winter All-Academic team with 27 Southwest Minnesota State University student-athletes being recognized during the winter season.
To be eligible for the NSIC All-Academic Team, members must have a 3.20 cumulative GPA or higher, while to be named to the NSIC All-Academic Team of Excellence, a student-athlete must have a 3.60 cumulative GPA or higher.
Additionally, the student-athlete must be a member of the varsity traveling team, have reached sophomore athletic and academic standing at her/his institution (true freshmen, redshirt freshmen and ineligible athletic transfers are not eligible) and must have completed at least one full academic year at that institution.
Student-athletes in the sports of men’s basketball, women’s basketball, indoor track & field, swimming & diving and wrestling were named to this year’s team.
SMSU 2019-20 Winter Academic All-NSIC Honorees
*All-Academic Team of Excellence members
*Nick Dufault, Jr., Waseca, Minn.
*Grant Kramer, So., Johnston, Iowa
*Taylor Bonestroo, Sr., Sioux Falls, S.D.
*Sara Teske, Jr., Lakeville, Minn.
*Meleah Reinhart, Jr., New Ulm, Minn.
*Emily Buysse, Sr., Marshall, Minn.
*Jenna Borchers, So., Grimes, Iowa
Morgan Frank, Jr., Wanda, Minn.
Erin Baxter, Jr., Apple Valley, Minn.
Caleigh Rodning, Sr., Shakopee, Minn.
Sadie Stelter, Jr., Wood Lake, Minn.
Women’s Indoor Track & Field
*Meghan Sullivan, Jr., Mason City, Iowa
*Emily Gillingham, Jr. Minneota, Minn.
*Avery Lester, Jr., Sioux City, Iowa
*Rebecca Manteuffel, Jr., Cologne, Minn.
Ashlyn Jones, So., Richfield, Minn.
Amber Wells, So., Fond du Lac, Wis.
Hailey Nierling, So., Decorah, Iowa
Sarah Strandemo, So., Delano, Minn.
Men’s Indoor Track & Field
*Kyle Felling, So., Belgrade, Minn.
*Connor Wigand, Jr., Manitowoc, Wis.
*Clayton Hartle, Sr., Chandler, Minn.
Issac Fischer, So., Marshall, Minn.
Robert Shields, So., Wilmington, Ill.
Riley Altenburg, Sr., Blaine, Minn.
Brock Buysse, Sr., Minneota, Minn.
Andrew Petersen, Sr., Moville, Iowa