#SummitWSOC Academic All-League Team Announced

#SummitWSOC Academic All-League Team Announced

ELMHURST, Ill. – With the conclusion of the #SummitWSOC season, The Summit League has announced its Academic All-League Team as voted by the institution's faculty athletics representatives and sports information directors. A total of 13 student-athletes were named to the team and honored for their academic and athletic performances this season.

Tournament champion Denver, tournament runner-up North Dakota State, South Dakota, Fort Wayne and Western Illinois each placed two honorees on the team. Regular season champion South Dakota State, Oral Roberts and Omaha each received one honor.

Two student-athletes are making their second straight appearance on the prestigious team: Sammie Villwock of South Dakota and Tori Poole of South Dakota State. Three #SummitWSOC players own perfect 4.00 GPA's: Ines Palmiero Herrera (Western Illinois), Sammie Villwock (South Dakota) and Lindsay Yankasky (Fort Wayne).

To be eligible for the Academic All-League team, a student-athlete must have a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.30 (on a 4.0 scale), completed at least one full academic year at the current institution and participated in 50 percent of their team's competitions.  The #SummitWSOC all-league team is made up of the 11 student-athletes receiving the most votes with all ties standing.

2017 WOMEN'S SOCCER ACADEMIC ALL-LEAGUE TEAM

Name

School

Yr.

Pos.

GPA

Major(s)

Hannah Adler

Denver

So.

M

3.38

Business Marketing, Emergent Digital Practices

Erin Dimon

Omaha

Sr.

M

3.97

Biology, Chemistry

Nelly Mamabolo

Oral Roberts

So.

M

3.77

Psychology, Humanities

Kallianne Mogler

Fort Wayne

Sr.

F

3.77

Human Services

Malley O'Brien

North Dakota State

Jr.

M

3.66

Accounting

Ines Palmiero Herrera

Western Illinois

So.

GK

4.00

Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration

Tori Poole*

South Dakota State

Sr.

F

3.52

Biology (Pre-Med)

Anna Reinholz

North Dakota State

Sr.

F

3.97

Zoology, Chemistry

Mary Street

Western Illinois

Sr.

D

3.97

Medical Sciences

Sammie Villwock*

South Dakota

Jr.

F

4.00

Management

Kellee Willer

South Dakota

So.

M

3.95

Elementary Education/Special Education

Brittany Wilson

Denver

So.

GK

3.78

International Business

Lindsay Yankasky

Fort Wayne

Jr.

D

4.00

Psychology

*2016 Academic All-League Selection


ABOUT THE SUMMIT LEAGUE
Through 35 years of Division I athletics, The Summit League offers 19 championship sports and has a combined enrollment of nearly 100,000 at eight institutions, including three located in top 60 U.S. metro populations and two land-grant universities. Member institutions include: Denver (University of Denver), Fort Wayne (Indiana University-Purdue University-Fort Wayne), North Dakota State University, Omaha (University of Nebraska Omaha), Oral Roberts University, the University of South Dakota, South Dakota State University and Western Illinois University with the University of North Dakota becoming an official member on July 1, 2018. Previously known as the Mid-Continent Conference, The Summit League rebranded in 2007 and has since produced nine NCAA Champions along with over 90 Academic All-Americans, nearly 100 All-America selections and numerous former student-athletes competing at the highest professional level. For more information about the league, visit www.thesummitleague.org website, follow The Summit League on Twitter @thesummitleague.

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