North Dakota State Places 36 on The Summit League's Fall Academic Honor Roll
Release: January 25, 2013
ELMHURST, Ill. - With the first semester of the 2012-13 academic year complete, The Summit League has announced its Academic Honor Roll for the fall season. North Dakota State had 36 student-athletes receive the conference's academic recognition.
Eighteen of the NDSU honorees were also recognized as Distinguished Scholars by The Summit League. In order to be selected to the Academic Honor Roll, a student-athlete must have a 3.0 or better grade-point average (GPA) in the semester in which they compete and must use a year of eligibility. In order to be named a Distinguished Scholar, a student-athlete must have at least a 3.60 GPA.
A total of 533 Summit League student-athletes from men's and women's cross country, men's and women's soccer and volleyball have been honored for their academic excellence.
Oakland landed a league-high 73 selections on The Summit League's Fall Academic Honor Roll. Kansas City placed 63 honorees on the list followed by 59 selections from Western Illinois, one ahead of Fort Wayne with 58. South Dakota State landed 56 selections to the Honor Roll followed closely by Omaha (55 selections) and IUPUI and South Dakota with 52 honorees each. North Dakota State placed 36 student-athletes of the list. Associate men's soccer members Eastern Illinois and Oral Roberts placed 12 and 17 student-athletes on the team, respectively.
* - Distinguished Scholar
Women's Cross Country
*Abbi Aspengren, So., Nursing, Elk River, Minn.
*Ali Hitt, Fr., Economics, Excelsior, Minn.
*Kathryn Houle, Jr., Nursing, Menahga, Minn.
Faith Kruchowski, Sr., Human Development & Family Science, Trail, Minn.
*Tarin Lachowitzer, Fr., Pharmacy, Fargo, N.D.
*Maddie McClellan, Jr., English Education, Perham, Minn.
Paige Stratioti, So., Human Development & Family Science, Duluth, Minn.
*Brecca Wahlund, R-Fr., Exercise Science, Minot, N.D.
Men's Cross Country
Grady Anderson, So., Civil Engineering, Grand Rapids, Minn.
Moses Heppner, Jr., Exercise Science, Warroad, Minn.
*Brett Kelly, So., Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Bismarck, N.D.
*Francis Landman, So., Biotechnology, Fargo, N.D.
*Bryon Schuldt, Fr., Nursing, Akeley, Minn.
Brendan Skime, R-Fr., Sports & Recreation Leadership, Thief River Falls, Minn.
Gaby Arnquist, Fr., Undeclared, Maplewood, Minn.
Shannon Brooks, Sr., Sports & Recreation Leadership, Monrovia, Calif.
Holly Christian, Sr., Zoology/Pharmacy, Apple Valley, Minn.
*Sheri Fitzsimmons, Jr., Pharmacy, Champlin, Minn.
Steph Jacobson, Jr., Biological Science, Eagan, Minn.
*Meghan Johnston, Fr., Exercise Science, Winnipeg, Manitoba
Katie McCormick, Fr., Business Adminstration, Green Bay, Wis.
Jenna Miller, Jr., HDFS & Elementary Education, Champlin, Minn.
*Emma Peschong, R-Fr., Pharmacy, Brandon, S.D.
*Katie Tallas, Jr., HDFS & Elementary Education, Sherwood Park, Alberta
*Rachel Trudeau, So., Zoology, White Bear Lake, Minn.
Tristyn Walczak, So., Human Development & Family Science, Burnsville, Minn.
Jordyn Wallenborn, Sr., Masters in Public Health, Camas, Wash.
*Lauren Cammack, So., Criminal Justice, DeWitt, Neb.
Danielle Dombeck, Jr., Accounting, Farmington, Minn.
Jenni Fassbender, Fr., Mathematics Education, Kaukauna, Wis.
*Andrea Henning, Sr., Exercise Science, Jackson, Wis.
*Brynn Joki, Sr., Art, Grand Rapids, Minn.
*Megan Lambertson, Sr., Psychology, Litchfield, Minn.
Ariel Listebarger, Jr., Undeclared, Harvard, Ill.
Emily Riese, Fr., Undeclared, Fond du Lac, Wis.
Carissa Whalen, So., Marketing, Wausau, Wis.