Jacks well-represented on honor squad
ELMHURST, Ill. — South Dakota State University placed 152 student-athletes on the Academic All-Summit League Team, league officials announced Friday.
The Jackrabbits' 152 selections during the winter and spring seasons were second most in the 10-team league, trailing Oakland's 154 honorees. In order to be selected for the Academic All-Summit League Team, student-athletes must have at least a 3.0 grade-point average in the semester of their championship event and must use a year of eligibility.
A total of 1,081 student-athletes were honored league-wide, including 263 who earned straight-A's during the spring semester.
Following are South Dakota State's honorees:
• Baseball (19) - Nick Andrews, Steven Autenrieth, Stephen Bougher, Austin Busse, Eric Cain, Joe Ellison, Deon Entringer, Beau Hanowski, Marcus Heemstra, Talon Jumper, Aaron Klatt, Shane Kraemer, Aaron Machbitz, J.D. Moore, Phil Paquette, Zach Rhodes, Layne Somsen, Brett Young, Nick Young
• Men's Basketball (6) - Brayden Carlson, Jordan Dykstra, Tony Fiegen, Marcus Heemstra, Zach Horstman, Nate Wolters
• Women's Basketball (11) - Mariah Clarin, Leah Dietel, Ashley Eide, Tara Heiser, Katie Lingle, Steph Paluch, Hannah Strop, Megan Stuart, Jennie Sunnarborg, Rachel Walters, Jill Young
• Men's Golf (4) - Lukas Davison, Nolan Meyer, Dillon Schultz, David Smith
• Women's Golf (6) - Myranda Dunmire, Morgan Fitts, Brittany Hanten, Amber Houser, Alli Plath, Jordan Trohkimoinen
• Softball (11) -Alison Cygan, Elyse Eitel, Kelly Kleppin, Alex Landon, Pam Nicholson, Marlee Petersen, Devon Reick, Kori Seidlitz, Samantha Terry, Emily Weber, Tina Winter
• Men's Swimming and Diving (9) - Phil Albu, Kyle Catani, Clark Kocourek, Alex McLain, Jim McLain, Shea Patrick, Greg Thompson, Nathaniel Weinman, Blake Yeager
• Women's Swimming and Diving (20) - Amber Jae Bienfang, Kelsey Boucher, Andrea Budahl, Erin Eagen, Jessica Ferley, Shauna Foor, Samantha Fossum, Emma Gaulke-Janowski, Nicole Grimit, Kaitlyn Hemmingson, Ellie Hendricks, Morgan McLain, Lisa Newberger, Kylie Poel, Kali Temperley, Ashley Valdez, Fawn Weihl, Abbey Wharton, Emmalee Wright, Katrina Young
• Men's Tennis (6) - Ben Holter, Parker Lawley, Justin Pyle, Dominic Rosetto, Morgan Salo, James Thorp
• Women's Tennis (7) - Jennifer Blackburne, Bethany Goeden, Brooke Henry, Megan McDougall, Natalia Medina, Bryna Nasenbeny, Katie Schwebach
• Men's Track and Field (19) -Jared Ailts, Mike Bredeson, Jake Brinkmann, Evan Bunkers, Calvin Cammack, Arran Davis, Jared Foote, Ryan Jorgenson, Drew Kraft, Lars Mattison, Bennett Mercil, Brandon Priebe, Ryan Schaefer, Jake Schneller, Eddie Stenger, Andrew Thies, Nathan VanMaanen, Jared Vlastuin, Greg Vollmer
• Women's Track and Field (34) - Shelby Assmus, Laura Bauer, Leah Bolon, Katie Boote, Megan Bren, Krista Creager, Becca Fischer, Katy Freidel, Brooke Garner, Erin Hargens, Molly Kopfmann, Lisa Krogstad, Meghan Lambert, Amy Leiferman, Danielle McCann, Jessica McDonald, Bobbie McLaury, Erica Meyer, Courtney Neubert, Taylor Neugebauer, Josie Oakland, Ashley Odegaard, Amber Olson, Kali Olson, Brooke Peterson, Tera Potts, Bobbie Sedlmajer, Lora Shearer, Jenna Stephens, Alex Suhr, Trisha Sumption, Megan Viland, Ashley Wagner, Mary Wirth.