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BVU Lands 18 Student-Athletes on Spring All-IIAC Academic Team

May. 29, 2012

Storm Lake, Iowa

Eighteen Buena Vista University student-athletes have landed a spot on the 2011-12 All-Iowa Conference Spring Academic All-Conference team which has been released by the league office.

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, have attended the nominating institution for at least one academic year, and attain a 3.5 or better grade point average (on a 4.0 scale).

Of the 18 individuals selected, six were part of the men’s track and field team with five being part of the baseball team.  The five baseball players recognized tied for the most in that sport (Luther College) among all other league teams this season.

A total of 234 student-athletes were recognized among the nine conference schools this season.

A full list of the BVU student-athletes named to the team is listed below according to sport:

Alex Davis Jr.     Biology Webster City, Iowa/Webster City     4.0
Brennan Holm Jr. Biology Fairmont, Minn./Fairmont 3.767
Tyler Lefeber Jr. Biology Harlan, Iowa/Harlan 3.565
Schuyler Radke     So. Marketing/Management     Alta, Iowa/Alta 3.725
Michael Dirkx Sr. Biology Carroll, Iowa/Carroll 4.0
Allison Kirchgatter     Jr. Biology/Chemistry Anthon, Iowa/MV-A-O 3.718
Brooke Berkey So. Biology Colfax, Iowa/Colfax-Mingo 3.775
Men's Track/Field
Brian Christiansen Jr. Elementary Education St. James, Minn./St. James 3.641
Daniel Pearson Jr. Human Performance Spirit Lake, Iowa/Spirit Lake 3.611
Andrew Smith Jr. Biology Brayton, Iowa/Exira 3.853
Christian Cottingham   So. Accounting Ellsworth, Iowa/South Hamilton 3.509
Ryan Eberly So. Elem. Ed./Ex. Science Manning, Iowa/IKM-Manning 3.862
Stefan Petersen Sr. Biology Audubon, Iowa/Audubon 3.618
Women's Track/Field
Amber Riedy So. Biology/Chemistry Grand Island, Neb./Grand Island 3.872
Erin Laursen So. Science Education Aurelia, Iowa/Aurelia 3.851
Bridgett Hasche Sr. Psychology Rock Rapids, Iowa/Central Lyon 3.691
Men's Golf
Kyle Auffert Jr. Accounting Clarinda, Iowa/Clarinda 3.96
Men's Tennis
Jason Ehrhardt So. Sports Management Osceola, Iowa/Clarke 3.738

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