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SIX BULLDOGS EARN MYLES BRAND ALL-ACADEMIC AWARDS FROM THE NSIC
Thursday, February 2, 2012
Five University of Minnesota Duluth student-athletes - Eric Cyr, Allison Fanta, Megan Stroh, Abby Thomas, Emma Van Winkle and Matt Venaas - representing two sports, have earned a Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Myles Brand All-Academic with Distinction Award for 2011-12, it was announced today.
The honor, named for the late NCAA President Dr. Myles Brand, is bestowed upon senior NSIC student-athletes who have a cumulative grade point average of 3.75 or higher, are exhausting their eligibility and are on track to graduate after the season.
A total of 83 student-athletes from the conference's 14 member institutions received the Myles Brand award, which is in its third year of existence.
Name • Sport • Hometown • Major
Eric Cyr • Cross Country/Track & Field • Amboy, Minn. • English & Music
Allison Fanta • Volleyball • Hillsboro, Wis. • Business Management & Accounting
Megan Stroh • Cross Country/Track & Field • Underwood, Minn. • English & Anthropology
Abby Thomas • Cross Country/Track & Field • Maple Lake,Minn. • Psychology
Emma Van Winkle • Basketball • Des Moines, Iowa • Anthropology & History
Matt Venaas • Cross Country/Track & Field • Eau Clarie, Wis. • Teaching Life Science
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