Huskies land 5 on NSIC All-Academic Team list

BURNSVILLE, Minn. — The Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference has announced the 2018-19 Winter All-Academic team with five St. Cloud State wrestlers being recognized.

To be eligible for the NSIC All-Academic Team of Excellence, a student-athlete must have a 3.60 cumulative GPA or higher, while NSIC All-Academic Team members must have a 3.20 cumulative GPA or higher. Additionally, student-athletes must be of sophomore, junior or senior academic and athletic standing and completed one full academic year at the institution.

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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.

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Shilson Going For Sixth Title While Little Soldier Looking For First

Augsburg University will play host this weekend to the largest Minnesota Girls High School State Championship since the event began six years ago. “The event continues to grow and this year we are up approximately 45% over last year. We’re excited for these girls to have the opportunity to compete for a high school state wrestling title,” said Chad Shilson, Girls Director and Coach for MN USA Wrestling.

Most, if not all of your top Minnesota female high school wrestlers will be vying for one of nine state titles on Saturday in the following weight classes – 102, 110, 119, 128, 138, 148, 165, 185 and 215.

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Why not you? – Motivation By Mark Schwab

Why not you? It has to be somebody, and you’re somebody…right? Your goal can be independent from what seems possible. It does not have to be true or realistic; you just have to believe it. Why not you? It has been demonstrated time and time again that very often the expected happens. Conversely, equally as often the unexpected happens. Why not you?

Frequently, those who succeed are those who stick-with-it and are undeterred. It becomes your inner-vision, your reason to get up in the morning. It is going to be what you do today, and then you continue to put the “todays” together. I stress, whatever it is you romance or have passion about is worth the risk.

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