FARGO, N.D. – North Dakota State University redshirt junior 157-pounder and two-time NCAA Division I Wrestling Elite 90 Award winner Clay Ream was named to the 2017 CoSIDA Academic All-District™ 6 Men’s At-Large Team announced Thursday, May 11.
Ream advances to the CoSIDA Academic All-America® ballot, where first-, second- and third-team Academic All-America® honorees will selected later this month.
The native of Wentzville, Mo., has a 4.0 in biochemistry and molecular biology. Ream was named the Big 12 Conference Wrestling Scholar-Athlete of the Year and made his third straight appearance on National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA) All-Academic team. He is a two-time Academic All-Big 12 Wrestling first team selection.
Ream completed in his third NCAA tournament appearance with a 0-2 record. He is 3-6 overall in NCAA competition. Ream compiled a 24-6 record this season including a second place finish at the Big 12 Championships. He has a 71-38 record including 31-10 in duals with 15 pins.
2017 CoSIDA Academic All-District™ 6
Men’s At-Large Team
Sport, Name, School, Yr., Hometown, GPA, Major
- Ice Hockey, Michael Bitzer, Bemidji State, Jr., Moorhead Minn., 3.81, Exercise science
- Swimming, Weston Christensen, South Dakota State, Sr., Pierre, S.D., 3.94, Civil engineering
- Ice Hockey, Brendan Harms, Bemidji State, Sr., Steinbach, Manitoba, 4.00, Business administration
- Gymnastics, Justin Karstadt, Minnesota, So., Toronto, Ontario, 3.82, Kinesiology
- Wrestling, Michael Kroells, Minnesota, Sr., Belle Plaine, Minn., 3.92, Aerospace engineering
- Golf, Paul Obermann, Southeastern Louisiana, Sr., Muehlhausen, Germany, 3.97, Finance
- Wrestling, Brett Pfarr, Minnesota, Sr., Le Sueur, Minn., 3.80, Agricultural & food business mgmt.
- Gymnastics, Yaroslav Pochinka, Minnesota, Jr., Plano, Texas, 3.95, Neuroscience
- Wrestling , Clay Ream, North Dakota State, Jr., Wentzville, Mo., 4.00, Biochemistry & molecular biology
- Swimming, Chris Rumrill, South Dakota State, Jr., Pierre, S.D., 4.00, Electrical engineering
- Golf, Euan Walker, Missouri, Sr., Troon, Scotland, 4.00, Mathematics
- Ice Hockey, Nathan Widman, St. Cloud State, Gr., Naperville, Ill., 4.00./4.00(G), Business administration (MBA)