Wayne State puts 34 on NSIC All-Academic Team
Wayne State College had 34 student-athletes named to the 2016 Northern Sun Conference Spring All-Academic Team announced Wednesday.
To be eligible, a student-athlete must be a member of the varsity traveling team and have a cumulative grade-point average of 3.20 or better. The student-athlete must also have reached sophomore academic and athletic standing at the institution represented with one full year completed at that particular institution.
The Wayne State women’s outdoor track and field team had the most selections for the Wildcats with 10 followed by baseball with nine, softball eight selections and men’s outdoor track and field with seven.
Wildcats named by the NSIC include (including year and hometown):
Nathan Ackerman, Sr., Langley, B.C.
Curtis Bussard, Sr., Papillion
Matt Faulkner, Sr., Kitchener, Ont.
Joey Greco, Sr., Omaha
Alex Kreft, Sr., Papillion
Aaron Krier, Jr., Aurelia, Iowa
Joey Lenihan, Jr., Wayne
Spencer Morris, Sr., Genoa
Dalton Smith, So., Omaha
Melanie Alyea, Jr., Phelan, Calif.
Monique Alyea, Jr., Phelan, Calif.
Lexie Loos, Sr., Omaha
Cassy Miller, Sr., Wakefield
Alyssa Schropp, Jr., Hastings
Rachel Shumaker, So., Whittier, Calif.
Katelyn Wobken, So., Scribner
Jalyn Zeiss, So., Wayne
Men’s Outdoor Track and Field
Allen Arauz, So., Norfolk
Nicholas Fly, Jr., Omaha
Kole Heller, So., Platte, S.D.
Derek Lahm, Jr., Columbus
Corbin Lehn, Jr., Shelton
Nick Schmit, Jr., Randolph
Josh Spenner, So., Columbus
Women’s Indoor Track and Field
Mary Alderson, Jr., Fremont
Shelby Connett, So., Papillion
Michaela Dendinger, Jr., Coleridge
Andrea DeSimone, Jr., Plattsmouth
Kelsey Dietrich, So., Laurel
Tessa Ives, So., Verdigre
Molly Kingsley, Sr., Bellevue
Melissa Kroll, Jr., Dunlap, Iowa
Ellen Wulf, Sr., Nebraska City
Siera Zach, Sr., Stanton