Wildcats Earn 41 Spring GLIAC Academic Honors

Wildcats Earn 41 Spring GLIAC Academic Honors

MARQUETTE, Mich.—A total of 41 Northern Michigan University student-athletes were name to the 2018 Winter Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference All-Academic and All-Academic Excellence teams. The total surpasses the 30 spring honorees from a year ago.

Women's track & field led the Wildcats Varsity programs with 21 total honorees between both awards, followed by women's lacrosse with nine. The Wildcat men's golf program had six honorees, while the women's golf team received five.

A total of 37 Wildcats were named to the All-Academic Excellence Team, including 18 for women's track & field, eight for men's swim & dive, six for women's basketball, four for women's swim & dive, and one for men's basketball.

In total, ??? student-athletes were recognized by the GLIAC for their work in the classroom this past fall. To be eligible, a student-athlete had to be on the active roster at the end of the season and could not be a freshman or a first-year transfer. Spots on the All-Academic (3.0-3.49) and All-Academic Excellence (3.50-4.0) teams were determined based on cumulative GPA. 

The full GLIAC release can be viewed HERE.

All-Academic Excellence Team
Men's Golf

Austin Elsner Sr. Management & Health Fitness New London, Wis.

Women's Golf

Karissa Guthrie Jr.  Biology Pierre, S.D. 
Avery Rochester Sr. Athletic Training Marquette, Mich.

Women's Lacrosse

Tori Aidif Jr.  Nursing Grandville, Mich.
Angelica Bogden So. Pre-Nursing Clarkston, Mich.
Danielle Grzeskowiak Sr. Mathematics Brighton, Mich.
Leiss Luyckx So. Computer Science Troy, Mich.
Meg Palacio Jr. Biochemistry Cumberland, R.I. 
Nicole Smith So. Biology Green Bay, Wis.

Women's Track & Field

Meagan Bauer So.  Bioforensic Chemistry Anchorage, Alas. 
Kieren Becker Sr. Communications Studies Fowler, Mich. 
Kameron Burmeister Sr. Nursing Menominee, Mich.
Abby Christmas So. Biology Montague, Mich.
Lynsey Collins Jr. Speech, Language, & Hearing Sciences Escanaba, Mich.
Abby Cook Sr.  Public Relations DeWitt, Mich.
Paige Dutcher Jr. Finance & Risk Management Williamston, Mich.
Vivian Hett Sr.  Sport Science Burnsville, Minn.
Michelle Juergen Jr.  Sport Science Gau-Odernheim, Germany
Hannah Lonergan Jr.  Psychology Novi, Mich.
Shayla Huebner Jr.  Sport Science Marquette, Mich.
Ine Mylle Sr.  Sport Science Zonnebeke, Belgium
Kalina Pfannenstiel Jr. Art & Design Traverse City, Mich.
Alexis Smith So. Integrated Science / Secondary Ed. Gaylord, Mich.
Katelyn Smith So.  Speech, Language, & Hearing Sciences Gaylord, Mich.
Hanna Torvi So.  Pre-Nursing St. Paul, Minn.
Maddy Walters Jr.  Mathematics / Secondary Ed.  Madison, Wis.

All-Academic Team
Men's Golf

Owen Beyer Jr.  Finance & Risk Management DeWitt, Mich.
Chris Black So.  Management Lisburn, Northern Ireland
Martin Eliasson Jr. Finance & Risk Management Norrkoping, Sweden
Kurtis Fontinha So. Accounting Penicton, B.C.
Logan Haight Jr. Finance & Risk Management Ostego, Mich.

Women's Golf

Baylee Dunmire Jr.  Environmental Studies & Sustainability Palmdale, Calif. 
Sydney Higgins So.  Undeclared Marquette, Mich.
Alyce Krumm Jr.  Communications Studies Plymouth, Mich.

Women's Lacrosse

Jordan Hanner So.  Pre-Physical Therapy South Lyon, Mich.
Cassandra Marshall Jr.  Biology Appleton, Wis. 
Graison Ringlever So. Psychology / Graduation Prep. Mattawan, Mich.

Women's Track & Field

Abby Fifarek Jr. Marketing Buckley, Mich.
Jenna Long Jr. Biology Suamico, Wis. 
Megan Martin So.  Elementary Ed.  Hillsdale, Mich.
Kelly Pietrzak Sr. Sport Science Bay City, Mich.