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Eide named Academic All-American

Courtesy: SDSU Sports Info
Release: 02/23/2012 13:55:50
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South Dakota State guard Ashley Eide was named Thursday to the Capital One Academic All-America Second Team.

A junior from Sioux Falls, Eide earned a spot on the honor squad with a perfect 4.0 grade-point average while majoring in health, physical education and recreation.

Eide is the sixth Jackrabbit women's basketball player to receive Academic All-America recognition during the program's history, joining: Tara Tessier (first team, 1988); Laurie (Bruns) Kruse (second team, 1991); Jodi Bergemann (third team, 1994); Megan Vogel (second team, 2007), and Jennifer Warkenthien (second team, 2009).

Following is a complete list of the Division I Academic All-America teams for men's and women's basketball, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America:
WOMEN'S FIRST TEAM
• Elena Della Donne, Jr., Delaware, 3.60 Early Childhood Education
• Roxana Button, Sr., Houston, 3.87, Psychology
• Caroline Durbin, Jr., New Mexico, 4.16, Business, Finance and Accounting
• Amanda Johnson, Grad., Oregon, 3.97,Counseling, Psychology and Human Services
• Glory Johnson, Grad., Tennessee, 3.60, Communication and Information
WOMEN'S SECOND TEAM
• Lacey Boshe, Sr., Missouri State, 4.00, Cell and Molecular Biology
Ashley Eide, Jr., South Dakota State, 4.00, Health, Physical Education and Recreation
• Marissa Kastanek, Jr., North Carolina State, 4.00, Psychology
• Brittany Rayburn, Sr., Purdue, 3.71, Animal Science/Pre-Vet
• Rachel Semansky, Jr., Montana State, 3.95, Elementary Education
• Julie Wotja, Sr., Wisconsin-Green Bay, 3.58, Business Administration/Accounting
WOMEN'S THIRD TEAM
• Janae Burich, Jr., North Dakota State, 4.00, Marketing
• Kody Burke, So., North Carolina State, 3.95, Management
• Alyssa Charlston, So., Idaho, 4.00, Broadcasting and Digital Media
• Jericka Jenkins, Sr., Hampton (Va.), 3.71, Criminology/Criminal Justice

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