ELMHURST, Ill. — Thirty-five South Dakota State University student-athletes have been honored as Summit League Distinguished Scholars for the recently completed fall semester.
In order to be named a Distinguished Scholar, student-athletes must have at least a 3.60 grade-point average in the semester of their championship event and must use a year of eligibility.
The list of Jackrabbit 2012 Summit League Fall Academic Distinguished Scholars includes:
MEN'S CROSS COUNTRY (7)
• Jared Ailts, Sr., Biology/Spanish, Yankton
• Connor Branick, Fr., Biology, Sioux Falls
• Kipp Kinsley, Fr., Exercise Science, Yankton
• Drew Kraft, So., Mathematics/Ag Economics, Wessington Springs
• Phillip LaVallee, Fr., Undeclared, Monticello, Minn.
• Lars Mattison, Sr., Mechanical Engineering, Verona, Wis.
• Andrew Thies, Fr., Pre-Pharmacy, Arlington, Minn.
WOMEN'S CROSS COUNTRY (12)
• Laura Bauer, Sr., Nursing, Sioux Falls
• Krista Creager, Sr., Dietetics, Rapid City
• Jessica Derby, Jr., Mathematics/Spanish, Estelline
• Jenna Grossenburg, Fr., Exercise Science, Yankton
• Bobbie McLaury, Fr., Early Childhood Education, Elk Point
• Courtney Neubert, So., Pre-Pharmacy, Aberdeen
• Brooke Peterson, So., Pre-Nursing, Hitchcock
• Tera Potts, Sr., Nursing, Sturgis
• Bobbie Sedlmajer, Jr., Architecture, Ellsworth AFB
• Andrea Weeder, Fr., Animal Science, Lindsay, Neb.
• Laura Wolles, Sr., Dietetics, Colton
• Rochelle Wynia, Fr., Biochemistry, Platte
WOMEN'S SOCCER (8)
• Alyssa Brazil, Fr., Early Childhood Education, Sioux Falls
• Caylee Costello, Jr., HPER, Sioux Falls
• Courtney Higgins, Sr., Exercise Science, Brookings
• Katie McNeary, Fr., Pre-Nursing, Aberdeen
• Hannah Phillips, Sr., Microbiology, Gillette, Wyo.
• Diana Potterveld, Fr., Biology, Fort Collins, Colo.
• Brittany Sipp, Sr., Biology, Topeka, Kan.
• Elisa Stamatakis, So., Architecture, Edmonton, Alberta
• Kelsey Hansen, Sr., HPER, Bennington, Neb.
• Margit Hansing, So., Pre-Pharmacy, Urbandale, Iowa
• Kelly Herrmann, Sr., Political Science, Rapid City
• Kaitlin Klingemann, Sr., Sociology, Omaha, Neb.
• Lizzie Palmer, Fr., Pre-Pharmacy, Sioux Falls
• Alanna Pengilly, So., Psychology, Watertown
• Bailey Philippot, Sr., Interdisciplinary Studies, Saint Claude, Manitoba
• Amanda Stout, Jr., Pre-Nursing, Pierre