49 Vikings named NSAA Academic Scholar-Athletes

Jun 30th, 2014 @ 9:28 am | Author: Mark Potts, Sports Information Director
A total of 49 Valley City State University student-athletes have been honored as North Star Athletic Association Academic Scholar-Athletes for the 2014 spring academic season.

The honor was announced last week by the NSAA commissioner's office. In order to be eligible for the NSAA Academic Scholar-Athlete award, a student-athlete must have achieved a cumulative grade point average of 3.25 on a 4.0 scale. The spring selections included athletes from basketball, track and field, softball, baseball, golf and wrestling.

A complete list of VCSU's award winners is below, grouped by sport.

Women's Basketball
Name - Hometown - Major
Tracie Boehmlehner, Wheaton, Minn., Health Science
Tarah Cleveland, Menahga, Minn., Software Engineering
Courtney Dixon, Casselton, N.D., Elementary Education
Erika Ettl, Yokota, Japan, Physical Education
Sierra Even, Windom, Minn., Social Science
Brittany Lehner, Watertown, S.D., Health Science
Stephanie Pedersen, Mandan, N.D., Exercise Science
Megan Trautman, Enderlin, N.D., Art Education

Men's Basketball
Name - Hometown - Major
Aaron Duske, Buffalo, Minn., Physical Education
Adam Krueger, Rosholt, S.D., Athletic Training
Tyler Thielges, LaMoure, N.D., Elementary Education

Women's Track & Field
Name - Hometown - Major
Jenna Coghlan, Valley City, N.D., Health Science
Jessica Meland, Harvey, N.D., Elementary Education
Kate Roscoe, Jamestown, N.D., Elementary Education

Men's Track & Field
Name - Hometown - Major
Alex Askerooth, Cayuga, N.D., Biology Education
Summer Clayton, Stanley, N.D., Athletic Training
Wayne Engelhard, Valley City, N.D., Health Science
Niklas Ernst, Kronshagen, Germany, Social Science
Misael Herrera, Bakersfield, Calif., Physical Education
Randy Hoang, Des Moines, Iowa, Business Administration
Malik Jackson, Las Vegas, Nev., Human Services
Richard Langdeaux, Bakersfield, Calif., Biology Education
Philip Reuer, Napoleon, N.D., Exercise Science
Richard Wright, Starkweather, N.D., Business Education

Softball
Name - Hometown - Major
Katarina Boychuk, Portage LaPrairie, Manitoba Canada, Elementary Education
Katie Cameron, Alameda, Sask. Canada, Fisheries & Wildlife Management
Olivia Damge, Fort Collins, Colo., Psychology
Elizabeth Hall-Sewell, North Pole, Alaska, Human Services
Mackenzie Hamre, Enderlin, N.D., English Education
Cejay Hilhorst, Killarney, Manitoba Canada, Health Science
Stephanie Lahey, Calgary, Alberta Canada, Health Science
Brittany Lehner, Watertown, S.D., Health Science
Ashley Metcalf, Seneca, Ore., Mathematics Education
Samantha Nalley, Pocatello, Idaho, Exercise Science
Cassandra Pautz, Tower City, N.D., Mathematics Education
Shayna Taffinder, Delta, B.C. Canada, Social Science Education
Lindsey White, Menahga, Minn., Physical Education

Baseball
Name - Hometown - Major
Nathan Bagby, Hemet, Calif., Mathematics
Kayl Hamre, Enderlin, N.D., Social Science Education
Chris Holden, Covina, Calif., Exercise Science
Jared Meiklejohn, LaMoure, N.D., Athletic Training
Corey Pudas, Menahga, Minn., Elementary Education
Mitchell Scherr, Casselton, N.D., Exercise Science
Bryce Venaas, Fargo, N.D., Business Administration

Men's Golf
Name - Hometown - Major
Beau Diegel, Edgeley, N.D., Social Science Education
Shane Ost, Valley City, N.D., Business Administration
Ben Sorenson, Valley City, N.D., Business Administration
Tyler Stevens, Valley City, N.D., Business Administration

Women's Golf
Name - Hometown - Major
Haley Christofferson, Lisbon, N.D., Physical Education