North Star names 26 Vikings Academic Scholar-Athletes

Feb 6th, 2014 @ 11:41 am | Author: Mark Potts, Sports Information Director
The North Star Athletic Association announced today that 26 VCSU student-athletes have been named NSAA Academic Scholar-Athletes for the fall season.

To be an eligible recipient for the Academic NSAA Scholar-Athlete award, a student-athlete must have achieved a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.25 on a 4.0 scale.

Viking volleyball led the way with 11 student-athletes earning the award. Mens' cross country had six honored; women's cross country had five honored; and VCSU football had four student-athletes earn the award.

A complete list of fall VCSU students earning the NSAA Academic Scholar-Athlete award is below.

Volleyball
Barbara Ector, Elbow, Saskatchewan - Business Administration
Jaycee George, Innisfail, Alberta - Health Sciences
Megan Good, LaMoure, N.D. - Elementary Education
Kaitlyn Heuring, Winnipeg, Manitoba - Physical Education
Kelsey Labodi, Calgary, Alberta - Athletic Training
Aurissa Martens, Manitou, Manitoba - Physical Education
Stephanie Miller, Esko, Minn. - Elementary Education
Anna Neufeld, Steinbach, Manitoba - Business Admin.
Megan Olson, Mclntosh, Minn. - Health Sciences
Jacey Otterson, Kindred, N.D. - Social Studies Education
Ali Scott, Oxbow, Saskatchewan - Business Administration

Men's Cross Country
Alex Askerooth, Cayuga, N.D. - Biology Education
Wayne Engelhard, Valley City, N.D. - Health Sciences
Misael Herrera, Bakersfield, Calif. - Physical Education
Malik Jackson, Las Vegas, Nev. - Human Services
Richard Langdeaux, Bakersfield, Calif. - Biology
Richard Wright, Starkweather, N.D. - Business Education

Women's Cross Country
Kaitlyn Cameron, Alameda, Saskatchewan - Fish & Wildlife Management
Alexandra Cardenas, Newark, Calif. - Psychology
Jenna Coghlan, Valley City, N.D. - Health Sciences
Elizabeth Hall, North Pole, Alaska - Human Services
Shayna Taffinder, Delta, British Columbia - Social Studies Education

Football
Jordan Aus, Valley City, N.D. - Social Studies Education
Cameron Avery, Wilson, N.C. - Exercise Science
Paul Peterson, Larimore, N.D. - Physical Education
Jacob Schauer, Williston, N.D. - Elementary Education