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North Dakota tennis athlete Kaede Amano and South Dakota State women's golfer Sydney Bormann was named to the CoSIDA Academic All-District 6 Women's At-Large Team Thursday.
Amano received the honor for the first time, earning a 4.00 grade point average in Spanish. Amano spent the entire 2020 season at the No. 1 spot for UND, registering a trio of victories and helping the green and white to a 4-4 record.
Bormann senior received the honor for the first time, sporting a 4.00 grade point average in human biology. Bormann also recently earned her third straight Summit League All-Academic selection. The SDSU Student Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) president is known for her involvement in the community and extensive research she has done in her time at South Dakota State.
Bormann, a three-time Women's Golf Coaches Association All-American Scholar, held a 79.50 stroke average over the 18 rounds she competed in this season. She ranks sixth all-time for State with a career stroke average of 77.78.
Amano and Bormann will advance to the CoSIDA Academic All-America® ballot. Academic All-America® honorees will be announced from June 16-19.
Selections to the Academic All-District 6 Women's At-Large Team were based upon a vote of sports information directors in in Arkansas, Iowa, Louisiana, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin and Wyoming. Candidates must be at least a sophomore in athletic and academic standing and carry at least a 3.3 GPA.