6 Viking Wrestlers Earn All-NSIC Academic Honors During the Winter Season

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

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