WAYNE – Wayne State College had 30 student-athletes named to the 2018 Northern Sun Conference Winter All-Academic Team announced Thursday, March 15 by the league office in Burnsville, Minnesota.
To be eligible for the NSIC Winter 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. The WSC men’s indoor track and field team had the most selections for the Wildcats with 12 followed by men’s basketball with seven, women’s indoor track and field had six selections and women’s basketball had five.
The following is a listing of Wayne State student-athletes named to the 2018 NSIC Winter All-Academic Team:
Men’s Basketball (7):
Dovydas Burneika Sr. Klaipeda, Lithuania
Jordan Cornelius Sr. Sisseton, S.D.
Brian Goodwin Sr. Brooten, Minn.
Matt Thomas Sr. Elkhorn, Neb.
JJ Zumbrennen Sr. Elkhorn, Neb.
Vance Janssen Jr. Blair, Neb.
Luke TerHark So. Algona, Iowa
Women’s Basketball (5):
Kacie O’Connor Sr. Sundance, Wyo.
Maggie Schulte Sr. Wynot, Neb.
Andrea Larson Jr. Sperry, Iowa
Taylor Reiner Jr. Highlands Ranch, Colo.
Amanda Brainerd So. DeWitt, Iowa
Men’s Indoor Track and Field (12):
Allen Arauz Sr. Norfolk, Neb.
Antoine Bardou Sr. St. Chely D’apcher, France
Derek Lahm Sr. Columbus, Neb.
Brandon Marker Sr. Springfield, Neb.
Brady Metz Sr. Grand Island, Neb.
Kole Heller Jr. Platte, S.D.
Jayle Hinkle Jr. Ericson, Neb.
Matthew Nemec Jr. Hayward, Minn.
Robert Sullivan Jr. Bennington, Neb.
Richard Sweeney Jr. Blair, Neb.
Dylan Kaup So. Neligh, Neb.
Nathan Pearson So. Aurelia, Iowa
Women’s Indoor Track and Field (6):
Mary Alderson Gr. North Bend, Neb.
Michaela Dendinger Sr. Coleridge, Neb.
Tessa Ives Sr. Verdigre, Neb.
Morgan Shearer Jr. Mondamin, Iowa
Tia Jones So. Elkhorn, Neb.
Josephine Peitz So. Wakefield, Neb.