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31 Lumberjacks Earn Big Sky Fall All-Academic Accolades

31 Lumberjacks Earn Big Sky Fall All-Academic Accolades

OGDEN, Utah – Thirty-one Northern Arizona student-athletes from football, volleyball, soccer, and men’s and women’s cross country were named to the Big Sky Fall All-Academic team announced today by the league office.

To be eligible for Big Sky All-Academic honors, a student-athlete must have met and/or exceeded the following minimum requirements: 1) Participated in at least half of the team's competitions; 2) Achieved a 3.2 cumulative grade point average (on a 4.0 scale) at the conclusion of the most recently completed term; 3) Completed at least one academic term at his/her current Big Sky institution.

The NAU soccer team placed 15 student-athletes on the Big Sky All-Academic teams to lead all NAU fall sports. Football was next with 10, while volleyball, women's cross country, and men’s cross country all added two apiece.

Thirteen of the 31 student-athletes honored had GPAs above a 3.50.

In addition, soccer’s Haley Wingender was named a CoSIDA All-District honoree in the fall.

Here is the complete list of fall 2015 NAU Big Sky All-Academic selections:

Men’s Cross Country

Tyler Day - Fr. – Undeclared – 4.0

Cory Glines – So. - Parks and Recreation Management – 3.43

Women’s Cross Country

Caroline Hoegardh – Sr. Public Health – 3.63

Moa Rothman – Fr. – Biology – 3.45

Soccer

Torey Braly – Sr. – Finance – 3.45

Mei-Te Coco – Fr. – Undeclared – 3.73

Lauren Doud – Sr. - Exercise Science – 3.69

Lindsay Doyle – Jr. – Finance – 3.22

Cierra Gamble – Sr. - Biomedical Science – 3.34

Natalie Gilbertson – Jr. Biology – 3.33

Meghan Dickmann - So. – Biology – 3.3

Missy Kettelkamp – So.- Accounting – 3.7

Alexis Moest – Fr. - Exercise Science – 4.0

Danny Muniz – Jr. - Biomedical Science - 3.83

Nicole Sherwin – Sr. - Biomedical Science – 3.33

Haleigh Van Allen – Fr. – Business – 3.29

Emily Wadell – Sr. - Exercise Science – 3.86

Haley Wingender – Sr. - Biomedical Science – 3.74

Mattie Wojcik – Jr. – Finance – 3.26

Volleyball

Addy Lofstedt – Jr. - Biomedical Science – 3.77

Janae Vander Ploeg – Sr. - Elementary Education – 3.55

Football

Jake Casteel – Fr. - Computer Info Systems – 3.56

Brian Drulias – Jr. – Finance – 3.44

Harrison Goebel - Fr. – Undeclared – 3.33

Alex Martin - Fr.  – Management – 3.6

Zach McDonnell  - Sr. - Exercise Science – 3.22

Billy McEowen - Fr. - Exercise Science – 3.43

Devon McPeek  - So. - Exercise Science – 3.37

Lorenzo Melvin - Jr. - Criminology and Criminal Justice – 3.33

Neal Murphy - So. - Mechanical Engineering – 3.31

Tyler Shank - So. - Criminology and Criminal Justice – 3.2