WAYNE – Several Wayne State College student-athletes who competed in baseball, softball and women’s and men’s track and field have been placed on the NSIC 2017 Spring All-Academic Team.
There were 30 Wildcats on the list following an announcement from the league office in Burnsville, Minnesota Tuesday afternoon.
To be eligible for the NSIC Spring All-Academic Team, a student-athlete must be a member of the varsity traveling team and have a cumulative grade-point-average of 3.20 or better. The student-athlete must also have reached sophomore academic and athletic standing at the institution represented with one full year completed at that particular institution.
Three Wildcat teams had eight All-Academic selections – baseball, men’s track and field and women’s track and field – while softball saw six athletes receive All-Academic honors.
The following is a listing of Wayne State student-athletes named to the 2017 NSIC Spring All-Academic Team:
Cody Jenkins Sr. Englewood, Colo.
Aaron Krier Sr. Aurelia, Iowa
Joey Lenihan Sr. Wayne, Neb.
Teague McFadden Sr. Loveland, Colo.
Spencer Johnson Jr. Centennial, Colo.
Dalton Smith Jr. Omaha, Neb.
Gabe Hoogers So. Sioux City, Iowa
Kyle Thompson So. Omaha, Neb.
Melanie Alyea Sr. Phelan, Calif.
Monique Alyea Sr. Phelan, Calif.
Rachel Shumaker Jr. Whittier, Calif.
Katelyn Wobken Jr. Scribner, Neb.
Abbie Hix So. Wayne, Neb.
Riley Vanderveen So. Burlington, Wash.
Men’s Outdoor Track and Field:
Nicholas Fly Sr. Omaha, Neb.
Corbin Lehn Sr. Shelton, Neb.
Allen Arauz Jr. Norfolk, Neb.
Derek Lahm Jr. Columbus, Neb.
Brandon Marker Jr. Springfield, Neb.
Kole Heller So. Platte, S.D.
Matthew Nemec So. Hayward, Minn.
Richard Sweeney So. Blair, Neb.
Women’s Indoor Track and Field:
Mary Alderson Sr. Fremont, Neb.
Samantha Kennedy Sr. Sutherland, Neb.
Melissa Kroll Sr. Dunlap, Iowa
Michaela Dendinger Jr. Coleridge, Neb.
Tessa Ives Jr. Verdigre, Neb.
Kacie O’Connor Jr. Sundance, Wyo.
Siera Zach Jr. Stanton, Neb.
Tia Jones So. Elkhorn, Neb.