ELMHURST, Ill.--North Dakota State landed 86 student-athletes on the Summit League Commissioner's List of Academic Excellence announced Monday, June 29.
A total of 803 student-athletes from the league's 19 sponsored sports were honored for their academic excellence. Twenty-one honorees had perfect 4.0 grade-point averages.
Oakland led the way with a league-best 146 selections to the list, edging out South Dakota State and Western Illinois, which had 117 and 108 recipients, respectively. NDSU was fourth.
Student-athletes who have sophomore academic standing, have used a year of eligibility, and have achieved at least a 3.00 cumulative grade-point average were eligible for selection to the commissioner's list. True freshmen, redshirt freshmen and first-year transfers were not eligible.
John Demgen, Jr., Physics, Minneapolis, Minn.
Shannon Ekermans, Jr., Exercise Science, Bellville, South Africa
Kyle Harrison, Jr., Civil Engineering, Coon Rapids, Minn.
Zach Heidmann, Jr., Undecided, Baxter, Minn.
Tim Jallen, Sr., Undecided, Bismark, N.D.
Eric Nutzhorn, Sr., Undecided, Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan
Brad Olson, So., Undecided, Richmond, Minn.
Michael Riewer, Jr., Electrical Engineering, Wadena, Minn.
Eric Carlson, So., Business Administration, Shakopee, Minn.
Lucas Moormann, Sr. ,Mathematics Education, Dickinson, N.D.
Mike Nelson, Sr., Sport & Recreation Studies, Madison, Wis.
Sam Sussenguth, Sr., Spanish, Willmar, Minn.
Michael Tveidt, Jr., Public Relations & Advertising, Pierre, S.D.
Josh Vaughan, Sr., Sport & Recreation Studies, Braham, Minn.
Brett Winkelman, Sr., Industrial Engineering, Morris, Minn.
Ben Woodside, Sr., Management, Albert Lea, Minn.
Inger Hodgson, Jr., Public Relations & Advertising, Barneveld, Wis.
Kate Moser, Sr., Mechanical Engineering, Bismark, N.D.
Abby Plucker, So., Dietetics, Parker, S.D.
Ashley Samuelson, Sr., Exercise Science, Underwood, Minn.
Nicole Vigil, Jr., Criminal Justice, Albuquerque, N.M.
Jill Zaruba, Jr., Exercise Science, Monticello, Minn.
Men’s Track & Field/Cross Country
Nolan Berg, So., Sports & Urban Turfgrass Management, Karlstad, Minn.
Matthew Bishoff, Sr., Manufacturing Engineering, Fargo, N.D.
Kirk Bottelberghe, Sr., Mechanical Engineering, Sauk Centre, Minn.
Joseph Bredahl, So., Computer Science, Bismark, N.D.
Riley Dolezal, Sr., Physical Education, Stanley, N.D.
Andrew Fillmore, So., Crop & Weed Sciences, Montgomery, Minn.
Shawn Francis, Sr., Physical Education, Hastings, Minn.
Cody Gronvold, Jr., Mechanical Engineering, Rugby, N.D.
Jacob Henderson, So., Marketing, Granite Falls, Minn.
Logan Hollenkamp, Jr., Pharmacy, St. Cloud, Minn.
Scott Johnson, Sr., Industrial Engineering, Horace, N.D.
Lee Kersting, Jr., Mechanical Engineering, St. Cloud, Minn.
Tyler Leverington, So., Political Science, Roseau, Minn.
Ted Rud, Jr., Civil Engineering, New York Mills, Minn.
James Schanandore, Sr., Anthropology, Mandan, N.D.
Douglas Scott, Jr., Sport & Recreation Studies, Blaine, Minn.
Jeremiah Sellheim, Sr., Pharmacy, Roseau, Minn.
Sam Soholt, Jr., Business Administration, Sioux Falls, S.D.
Eric Stroh, Jr., Civil Engineering, Bismark, N.D.
Thomas Wagner, So., Exercise Science, Bismark, N.D.
Andy Wendroth, So., Electrical Engineering, Zumbrota, Minn.
Women’s Track & Field/Cross Country
Amanda Benz, Sr., Psychology, Mounds View, Minn.
Emily Black, So., Pharmacy, Devils Lake, N.D.
Brittni Bruenjes, Sr., Child Development, Valley City, N.D.
Christine Bruins, Jr., Agribusiness, Watford City, N.D.
Whitney Carlson, Jr., Zoology, Buchanan, N.D.
Courtney Carpenter, Jr., Exercise Science, West Fargo, N.D.
Leigh Conklin, So., Child Development, Oakes, N.D.
Marissa Dahlquist, So., Nursing, Coon Rapids, Minn.
Laura Hermanson, Sr., Marketing, Burnsville, Minn.
Sammantha Kouba, Sr., Exercise Science, Casselton, N.D.
Amy Marquardt, So., Exercise Science, Watertown, S.D.
Halley Odegaard, Sr., Exercise Science, Kindred, N.D.
Amy Reuter, So., Business Administration, Brookings, S.D.
Devon Wentz, Jr., Exercise Science, Bismark, N.D.
Heather Zander, Sr., Exercise Science, Mandan, N.D.
Taylor Cavanagh, Jr., Business Administration, Perham, Minn.
Cameron Fenrich, Jr., Civil Engineering, Litchfield, Minn.
Brandon Hallquist, So., Health Professions & Related Sciences, Fargo, N.D.
Garrett Schultz, So., Sports & Urban Turfgrass Management, New Salem, N.D.
Jenna Buckwalter, Sr., Exercise Science, Hayti, S.D.
Lauren Crumby, So., Accounting, Santa Fe, Texas
Amanda Miller, Sr., Undeclared, Wahpeton, N.D.
Chelsey Wongjirad, Sr., Zoology, Bismark, N.D.
Candice D’Arcangeli, So., Landscape Architecture, Jarales, N.M.
Rebecca Iwanicki, Sr., Biological Sciences, Calgary, Alberta
Laura Murphy, Jr., Mechanical Engineering, East Bethel, Minn.
Nicole Rand, Sr., Biological Sciences, Plymouth, Minn.
Quin Ryan, So., Economics, Georgetown, Minn.
Abbey Stratton, So., Nursing, Champlin, Minn.
Marissa Wolfgram, So., Social Science Education, Champlin, Minn.
Kelly Cantrell, Sr., Psychology, Omaha, Neb.
Melissa Chmielewski, Jr., Physical Education, Circle Pines, Minn.
Taylor Lynn, Jr., Exercise Science, San Mateo, Calif.
Maryssa McKenzie, Jr., Child Development, Brentwood, Calif.
Andi Padilla, Sr., Public Relations & Advertising, Chino, Calif.
Kim Westendorf, Sr., Chemistry Education, Mankato, Minn.
Janna Deyle, So., Exercise Science, Fargo, N.D.
Kristen Hille, Sr., Exercise Science, Sauk Rapids, Minn.
Mattie Johnson, Jr., Exercise Science, Lakeville, Minn.
Kelly Lopez, Sr., Exercise Science, Glyndon, Minn.
Lauren McLaughlin, So., Sport & Recreation Studies, Cary, Ill.
Nicole Sheridan, So., Exercise Science, Muskego, Wis.
Brooke VandenBergh, So., Exercise Science, De Pere, Wis.