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Three Jacks named to All-Academic League

Courtesy: SDSU Sports Info
Release: 02/28/2013 19:38:41
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ELMHURST, Ill. – The Summit League named three SDSU track and field athletes to the All-Academic League team today (Feb. 28). Luke Leischner, Tera Potts and Kali Olson were the three Jackrabbits named to the team for their work in the classroom and on the track.

Leischer is a wildlife and fisheries major with a 3.482 GPA.

Potts has a 4.00 GPA in nursing. At the 2013 Summit League Indoor Championships she finished second in the mile (5:02.89), fifth in the 3,000 meters (10:04.10) and 11th in the 5,000 meters (17:54.52).

Olson has a 4.00 GPA in psychology and she finished sixth in the high jump at the 2013 Summit League Indoor Championships with a height of 5’ 4.25”.

To qualify for the Academic All-League team, a student-athlete must have at least participated in 50 percent of their team’s meets, competed in at least one full academic year at their current school and at least a 3.30 GPA.

Indoor Track & Field Academic All-League Teams
Men’s Team
Alec Espeland, North Dakota State
Brant Haase, South Dakota
Luke Leischner, South Dakota State
Andy Lillejord, North Dakota State
Nathaniel Marshall, Western Illinois
Jeff Mettler, South Dakota
Jesse Morrow, North Dakota State
Jeff O’Connell,  South Dakota
Casey Orgon, North Dakota State
Matt Tetzlaff, North Dakota State


Women’s Team
Bethany Buell, South Dakota
Brittni Hutton, Oakland
Katie Johnson, North Dakota State
Maja Mihalinec, Omaha
Kali Olson, South Dakota State
Brittany Page, North Dakota State
Tera Potts, South Dakota State
Serena San Cartier, Oakland
Sami Spenner, Omaha
Ashley Tingelstad, North Dakota State
Brecca Wahlund, North Dakota State



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