GLIAC Announces Spring 2011 All-Academic Excellence Teams

Bay City, Mich.–The Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference announced today the Spring 2011 All-Academic Excellence Teams. We are celebrating the academic accomplishments of 351 student-athletes from fourteen institutions in the following sports; baseball, softball, men\’s and women\’s golf, men\’s tennis and men\’s and women\’s outdoor track & field. To be eligible for the All-Academic Excellence Award, the student-athlete must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.50-4.0 on a 4.0 scale, and must not be a freshman or first year transfer.

Lake Superior State University Men\’s Outdoor Track & Field

Ben Charbonneau Jr. Finance and Economics Sudbury, Ontario
Sean O\’Mara Sr. Biology Sault Ste Marie, Mich

Michigan Technological University Men\’s Outdoor Track & Field

Nick Bedburry Sr. Electrical Engineering Midland, Mich.
John Bush Sr. Software Engineer Zeeland, Mich./West
Ben Kalis Jr. Mechanical Engineering Sandusky, Ohio
Scott Kentner Sr. Forestry Lansing, Mich.
Tylor Rathsack Jr. Mechanical Engineering Appleton, Wis./West
Nathan Saliga So. Mechanical Engineering Leonard, Mich./Romeo
Nick Wimmer Jr. Chemical Engineering Charlevoix, Mich.

Lake Superior State University Women\’s Outdoor Track & Field

Kayla Nowak Sr. Athletic Training Alpena, Mich
Amanda Pieczynski Sr. Exercise Science Posen, Mich

Michigan Technological University Women\’s Outdoor Track & Field

Sydney Bruestle Jr. Biology White Bear Lake, Minn.
Sarah Daniels So. Biomedical Engineering Savage, Minn.
Amanda Halonen So. Engineering South Lyon, Mich.
Melanie Hoffman Jr. Exercise Science Green Bay, Wis./Pulaski
Christina Mishica Jr. Exercise Science Hancock, Mich.
Jill Smith Sr. Forestry Bemidji, Minn.
Nicholle Stark Jr. Chemistry Montrose, Mich.
Kelsey Roberts So. Exercise Science Iron Mountain, Mich./Kingsford

Northern Michigan University Women\’s Outdoor Track & Field

Catherine Angeli Jr. Speech, Language,Hearing Science Marquette, Mich.
Brittnee Balbierz Sr. Language Arts/Elementary Edu. Marquette, Mich.
Sarah Cousineau So. Sports Science Orland Hills, Ill./Victor Andrew
Mandy Dye R-Fr. Language Arts/Elementary Edu. Delton, Mich./Delton Kellogg
Bailey Franklin Jr. Physical Education/Coaching River Falls, Wis.
Brooke Granquist So. English/Secondary Education Powers, Mich./North Central
Kristen Hoklas Sr. Elementary Education Crystal Lake, Ill./Prairie Ridge
Olivia Juntila So. Biology/Physiology Marquette, Mich.
Nora Kiilunen So. Social Studies/Elementary Edu. Brighton, Mich.
Jessica Krob Sr. Speech, Language & Hearing Science Downers Grove, Ill.
Angela Leckson Sr. Physical Education/Coaching Garden, Mich./Big Bay de Noc
Brittany Loomis R-Fr. Speech, Language, Hearing Science Cass City, Mich.
Kristen Schulz Sr. Sports Science Kenosha, Wis./Mary D. Bradford
Colby West So. Health & Fitness Mgt. Stevens Point, Wis.
Rachael Williams Jr. Speech, Language, Hearing Science Plainwell, Mich./Delton Kellogg
Rita Woitas So. English/Secondary Education Minnesota Lake, Minn./Maple River

Lake Superior State University Softball

Christine Larkin So. Chemistry Troy, Mich./Bishop Foley