SMSU wrestlers honored with Academic All-NSIC

BURNSVILLE, Minn. — The Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference has announced the 2018-19 Winter All-Academic team with five Southwest Minnesota State University 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.

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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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SCSU sweeps NSIC awards for 2018-19

The St. Cloud State University wrestling team (20-0, 8-0 NSIC) made a clean sweep of the 2018-19 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference awards with SCSU’s Vince Dietz being named the NSIC Wrestler of the Year, Garrett Vos earning NSIC Rookie of the Year honors and Steve Costanzo being named the NSIC Coach of the Year for 2018-19.

The Huskies recently captured their fourth NCAA Division II national championship on March 8-9 in Cleveland, Ohio. The Huskies have won NCAA team titles in 2015, 2016, 2018 and 2019 under the leadership of Costanzo.

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