Four-time honoree Stone highlights Outdoor Academic All-League Team

North Dakota State's Elliott Stone has been named to the Outdoor Academic All-League team for the fourth time in his career while teammate Shelby Gunnells earned the honor for the third time.
North Dakota State's Elliott Stone has been named to the Outdoor Academic All-League team for the fourth time in his career while teammate Shelby Gunnells earned the honor for the third time.

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. –A total of 33 Summit League outdoor track and field student-athletes, 17 men and 16 women, have been named to the 2020 Academic All-League Team as voted on by a panel of faculty athletic representatives and sports information directors from the league's member institutions. The honorees were chosen for the award based on their academics this past season in addition to their 2019-20 indoor and career performances. North Dakota State led the pack with 11 total selections.

North Dakota State's Elliott Stone was the only student-athlete recognized to receive the honor all four years of his career. South Dakota's Zack Anderson and North Dakota State's Alex Talley and Shelby Gunnells earned a spot on the list for the third time in their respective careers. NDSU's Tony Ukkelberg, Benji Phillips, Kelby Anderson, Paige Harris, Amanda Anderson and Annika Rotvold, South Dakota State's Sam Zenner and Noah Huber, Oral Roberts' Sasha Wells and Kayvon Stubbs along with Western Illinois' Bo Brasseur each claimed the accolade for the second time while 18 individuals made the team for the first time.   

Nominations are brought forth by sports information directors from the league's eight institutions that carry track and field, and voting is conducted by both the SIDs and FARs. Each team is made up of the 15 student-athletes receiving the most votes with all ties standing.

2020 SUMMIT LEAGUE MEN'S OUTDOOR TRACK & FIELD ACADEMIC ALL-LEAGUE TEAM

Name

School

Year

Hometown

GPA

Major

Elliott Stone***

North Dakota State

Sr.

Bismarck, N.D.

4.00

Mechanical Engineering

Tony Ukkelberg*

North Dakota State

Jr.

Clitherall, Minn.

4.00

Psychology

Jacob Rodin

North Dakota State

So.

Kenmare, N.D.

4.00

Agricultural Economics

Sam Zenner*

South Dakota State

Sr.

Eagan, Minn.

3.67

Operations Management

Trevor Otterdahl

North Dakota State

So.

Rosemount, Minn.

3.96

Mathematics

Zack Anderson**

South Dakota

Sr.

Parker, S.D.

3.43

Physical Education

Benji Phillips*

North Dakota State

So.

Glasgow, Mont.

4.00

Exercise Science

Chase Cayo

South Dakota State

Sr.

St. Michael, Minn.

3.81

Education

Travis Larson

South Dakota

Jr.

Norfolk, Neb.

3.72

Health Sciences

Bryce Choate

Oral Roberts

Sr.

Tellico Plains, Tenn.

3.93

Health & Exercise Science

Alex Talley**

North Dakota State

Jr.

West Fargo, N.D.

3.53

Civil Engineering

Brad Dormeus

Oral Roberts

So.

Nassau, Bahamas

3.32

International Business

Kino Dunkley

South Dakota

Sr.

Montego Bay, Jamaica

3.46

Kinesiology & Sport Management

Armand Khan

South Dakota

Sr.

Ratingen, Germany

3.79

Mathematics

Noah Huber*

South Dakota State

Jr.

Clark, S.D.

3.91

Public Relations

Mathew Robbins

Oral Roberts

So.

Kirksville, Mo.

3.90

Cinema Television

Tom Breuckman

South Dakota State

So.

Andover, Minn.

3.92

Mechanical Engineering

 *Previous Academic All-League honoree

 

2020 SUMMIT LEAGUE WOMEN'S OUTDOOR TRACK & FIELD ACADEMIC ALL-LEAGUE TEAM

Name

School

Year

Hometown

GPA

Major

Shelby Gunnells**

North Dakota State

Sr.

Solon, Iowa

4.00

Geology

Landon Kemp

South Dakota

Jr.

Greenville, Mich.

4.00

Sport Marketing & Media

Kelby Anderson*

North Dakota State

So.

Bismarck, N.D.

3.83

Nursing

Bo Brasseur*

Western Illinois

Sr.

Lubbeek, Belgium

3.93

Dietetics

Jonna Bart

South Dakota

Jr.

Aurora, Neb.

3.93

Accounting & Mathematics

Sasha Wells*

Oral Roberts

Jr.

Nassau, Bahamas

4.00

History

Helen Falda

South Dakota

Sr.

Torino, Italy

3.74

Spanish

Oksana Covey

South Dakota State

Jr.

Ankeny, Iowa

3.90

Early Childhood Education

Paige Harris*

North Dakota State

Sr.

Plentywood, Mont.

4.00

Biological Sciences

Kayvon Stubbs*

Oral Roberts

Jr.

Nassau, Bahamas

3.91

Cinema Television

Amanda Anderson*

North Dakota State

Jr.

Bethel, Minn.

4.00

Physical Education

Erica Eades

North Dakota

Sr.

East Grand Forks, Minn.

4.00

Mechanical Engineering

Madison Overby

North Dakota

Sr.

Austin, Minn.

4.00

Biology

Annika Rotvold*

North Dakota State

Sr.

Hillsboro, N.D.

3.90

Biological Sciences

Addison Eisenbeisz

South Dakota State

So.

Pierre, S.D.

3.85

Architecture

Makayla Ayres

Oral Roberts

Jr.

Reno, Nev.

3.93

Medical Molecular

 *Previous Academic All-League honoree

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