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St. Kate’s student-athletes earn MIAC Academic All-Conference honors

The Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference has recognized 24 Wildcats for their academic and athletic success in six winter and spring sports.

St. Kate's students were among a record 431 student-athletes from the conference’s 13 institutions.

Student-athletes must be a sophomore, junior or senior with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale to qualify for MIAC Academic All-Conference recognition.

Athletically, student in team sports must compete in 50 percent of their team’s varsity regular season contests. Swimming & diving and track & field student-athletes must qualify for the conference finals to be eligible.

The Wildcat award winners are:

Aryn Ball (Hockey)
Amanda Manship (Indoor and Outdoor track & field)
Molly Peterson (Basketball)
Ann Schmitz (Softball)
Sam Shoberg (Tennis)
Greta Sieve (Indoor and Outdoor track & field)

Jennifer Ampe (Indoor and Outdoor track & field)
Kayla Engel (Indoor and Outdoor track & field)
Kim Engel (Indoor and Outdoor track & field)
Jessica Feltes (Hockey)
Mel Gerten (Hockey)
Katie Lawler (Hockey)
Kristina Popov (Indoor track & field)
Kasie Rust (Tennis)

Kayla Clafton (Hockey)
Kaitlyn Frank (Softball)
Elizabeth Fosse (Swimming & Diving)
Cassandra Hubler (Basketball)
Jamie Kelly (Outdoor track & field)
Kelsey Luedtke (Softball)
Heidi Sande (Softball)
Cassie Vennemann (Softball)
Sarah Vrudny (Swimming & Diving)
Mary Walters (Swimming & Diving)

MIAC Academic All-Conference awardees are announced twice annually, after the completion of the fall and spring academic semesters.

July 16, 2010 by Julie Michener

See also: Athletics, Students