GRAND FORKS, N.D. – The University of North Dakota placed 43 student-athletes on the 2013-14 Big Sky Conference Winter All-Academic Team that was released by the conference office on Wednesday.
The Winter All-Academic Team recognizes the sports of men’s and women’s basketball and men’s and women’s indoor track & field. To be eligible, a student-athlete must have met and/or exceeded the following minimum requirements: 1) Participated in at least half of the team’s competitions; 2) Achieved a 3.2 cumulative grade point average (on a 4.0 scale) at the conclusion of the most recently completed term; 3) Completed at least one academic term at his/her current Big Sky institution.
UND’s 43 selections ranked fourth among the 11 Big Sky member institutions, behind only Eastern Washington (49), Montana State (49) and Idaho State (44).
Men’s Basketball (1): Chad Calcaterra (Jr., Marketing)
Women’s Basketball (6): Siri Burck (Jr., Chemistry), Makailah Dyer (So., Kinesiology), Ellen Kiser (Fr., Biology), Ellie Ripplinger (Fr., Undeclared), Leah Szabla (Fr., Undeclared), Allyssa Wall (Grad., Public Administration)
Men’s Indoor Track (12): Darin Baltezore (Fr., Pre-Social Studies Education), Drew Campbell (Fr., Mechanical Engineering), Tyler Colling (Jr., Mechanical Engineering), Colin Cottingham (Fr., Mechanical Engineering), Jimmy Evers (So., Physics), D'Monte Farley (So., Kinesiology), Isaiah Frohling (So., Political Science), John LeClerc (So., Pre-Occupational Therapy), Cody Mach (So., Pre-Physical Therapy), Jared Michel (Fr., Geological Engineering), Tyler Olson (Fr., Pre-Criminal Justice), Parker Wharram (So., Pre-Commercial Aviation)
Women’s Indoor Track (24): Carly Bertsch (Fr., Pre-Physical Therapy), Taylor Boster (So., Pre-Elementary Education), Ke-Ke Burks (So., Pre-Early Childhood Education), Jayd Eggert (So., Pre-Physical Therapy), Ashley Fedie (Jr., Pre-Physical Therapy), Jenna Gillson (Sr., Psychology), Darian Hedland (Fr., Elementary Education), Aubrey Hovland (Fr., Undeclared), Jami Johnson (So., Biology), Larissa Juelich (Fr., Pre-Management), Amanda Larson (Fr., Commercial Aviation), Jessica Lindsay (Jr., Nursing), Alyssa Lueck (So., Pre-Elementary Education), Lydia Lutz (So., Biology/Pre-Health), Jessica Lynch (Jr., Pre-Physical Therapy), Rachel Miesbauer (Jr., Elementary Education), Bethany Schultz (So., Pre-Physical Therapy), Paige Slemmons (So., Pre-Physical Therapy), Megan Storstad (Grad., Physical Education, Exercise Science & Wellness), Chantel Urban (Jr., Biology), Maartje van Bedaf (Fr., Pre-Nursing), Anne Van Heel (Sr., Nursing), Savana Weller (Sr., Mathematics), Erin Wysocki (Jr., Community Nutrition)