Beavers Land Eight Student-Athletes on Winter All-IIAC Academic Team

Beavers Land Eight Student-Athletes on Winter All-IIAC Academic Team


BVU is one of three schools to have landed eight student-athletes on the winter-sport Academic All-Conference team.

The Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference announced its 2011-12 winter-sport Academic All-Conference Team, and Buena Vista had eight individuals earn spots on the team.

Senior Chase Weaver, who earned a spot as a member of the men's basketball team, was one of six individuals to earn such honors for the second time this season after landing a spot with a fall team (football).

BVU was one of three schools with eight individuals represented.

To be eligible for IIAC All-Academic Team honors a student-athlete must compete at the varsity level, be at least a sophomore in academic standing and attain a 3.5 or better grade point average (on a 4.0 scale).

A full list of Beavers to make the team are listed below:

Name Sport     Yr.     Hometown/High School     Major
Jessica Christensen   WBB Sr. Turin, Iowa/West Monona Secondary Education/Math
Crystal Davis WBB Sr. Hamilton, Iowa/Twin Cedars Math Education
Malarie Gilley WBB So. Grand Junction, Iowa/East Greene Biology
Laura Hilby WBB Sr. Johnston, Iowa/Johnston Accounting/Corporate Math
Brooke Wehle     WBB Jr. Denison, Iowa/Denison-Schleswig   Pre-Dentistry/Biology
Michael Kaufmann MBB So. Harlan, Iowa/Harlan Business
Chase Weaver MBB Sr. Moville, Iowa/Bishop Heelan Business
Brian Broll WR Jr. Chaska, Minn./Waconia Human Performance/Math

2011-12 Winter-Sport Academic All-Conference selections