BURNSVILLE, Minn. — Along with strong seasons in competition, Augustana student-athletes have also excelled in the classroom. On Friday, the Northern Sun Conference announced their All-Academic teams for the 2019 winter season, and six Augustana wrestlers are honored by the conference.
In addition, two Viking wrestlers – Ben Kelvington and Colin Ayers – earned the conferences top academic award, the NSIC All-Academic Team of Excellence. To be eligible for the NSIC All-Academic Team of Excellence, a student-athlete must have a 3.60 cumulative GPA or higher.
To be eligible for the NSIC All-Academic teams, a student-athletes must have a 3.20 cumulative GPA or higher, be a member of the varsity traveling team, have reached sophomore athletic and academic standing at her/his institution (true freshmen, red-shirt freshman, ineligible athletic transfers are not eligible) and must have completed at least one full academic year at that institution.
Augustana Academic All-NSIC Honorees
- Ben Kelvington
- Colin Ayers
- Bailey Neises
- Daniel Bishop
- Hunter Haman
- Jebben Keyes