NAU Student-Athletes Earn 40 Winter Big Sky All-Academic Honors

NAU Student-Athletes Earn 40 Winter Big Sky All-Academic Honors

OGDEN, Utah – The NAU men's basketball, women's basketball, and men's and women's indoor track and field teams have combined to earn 40 Big Sky All-Academic selections for the winter season. The Lumberjack student-athletes have combined for 89 Big Sky All-Academic honors this year after 49 student-athletes earned the award during the fall season.

To be eligible for Big Sky All-Academic honors, 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. A total of 286 student-athletes were named to the winter Big Sky team.

The women's indoor track and field team led the way with 18 selections while the men's indoor track and field team earned 14 honors. NAU's women's basketball team totaled four All-Academic Honors and the men's basketball team added four selections. Selections for the All-Academic teams were based off GPA's for the fall semester in which the NAU student-athletes recorded a school-record 3.12 cumulative GPA.

Here is the complete list of the winter NAU Big Sky All-Academic selections:

Women's Basketball

Aubrey Davis - Jr. - Secondary Education-Mathematics

Katie Pratt - Sr. - Parks & Recreation Management

Chanel Smith - Fr. - Undecided

Jasmine Sneed - Fr. - Health Sciences-Public Health

Men's Basketball

Luis Flores - So. - Biomedical Science

Colin Gruber - Fr. - Undecided

Max Jacobsen - So. - Electrical Engineering

Ben Olayinka - Jr. - Electrical Engineering

Women's Indoor Track and Field

Kortnee Burton - Sr. - Marketing

Alexis Clay - Fr. - Accounting

Brigitte DeMarco - Fr. - English

Kenzie Estes - Fr. - Marketing

Carissa Gwerder - So. - Communication Studies

Caroline Hogradh - Fr. - Health Sciences-Public Health

Kylee Kieser - Fr. - History for Secondary Education

Lisa Lantz - Fr. - Business

Agnes Laurent - Jr. - Cultural Studies

Haley Lawrence - Sr. - Health Sciences

Kerri Lenihan - Fr. - Biomedical Sciences

Madeline Lummis - Fr. - Exercise Science

Lisette Michaels - Jr. - Speech-Language Pathology

Shamelle Pless - Fr. - Business

Sarah Raber - So. - Biology

Jackie Shea - Sr. - Exercise Science

Amanda Stricker - Fr. - Chemistry

Lauren Stuart - So. - Animal Biology

Men's Indoor Track and Field

Andrew Belus - Sr. - Microbiology

Miles Di Sabella - Jr. - Biomedical Science

Tim Freriks - Jr. - Exercise Science

Arnaud Froidmont - Jr. - Applied Physics

Treyson Fullmer - Fr. - Business

Andre Gaines - So. - Computer Information Systems

Chris Ganem - Fr. - Exercise Science

Bahlbi Gebreyohanns - Fr. - Business Economics

Caleb Hoover - Fr. - Exercise Science

Vernon Jamison - Fr. - Psychology

Gus Margiotta - Fr. - Journalism

Alejandro Montano - Fr. - Mechanical Engineering

Pascal Tang - Sr. - Marketing/Finance/Management

John Yatsko - Sr. - Civil Engineering