Spring Academic All-League Teams Announced
INDIANAPOLIS - Two Green Bay student-athletes have been named to the Horizon League's 2010 Spring Academic All-League Teams, the conference office announced Monday.
For the first time in her collegiate career, Melani Niederer was named to the Academic squad. Niederer also recently earned a spot on the League Spring Academic Honor Roll. On the field Niederer set and individual season record with 158 at-bats and was a second team all-league selection.
Junior tennis player Emily Lawent was also selected to the Spring Academic Honor Roll. For the first time since 2007, Lawent was an All-League first team selection after posting a 10-8 singles record her junior season.
A total of 84 student-athletes from eight spring sports were honored in balloting by the League's faculty athletics representatives and sports information directors from among more than 174 nominations.
The Horizon League recognizes student-athletes with seasonal Academic All-League Teams in each of its 19 championship sports. To be eligible for Academic All-Horizon League consideration, a student-athlete must have a cumulative grade-point-average of 3.20 or higher (based on a 4.00 scale) and have completed at least one year at the member institution, having earned 24 semester-hour or 36 quarter-hour credits.
2010 Spring Academic All-Horizon League Selections
Melani Niederer, Sr. 3.641 GPA, Elementary Education
Emily Lawent, Jr. 3.938 GPA, Elementary Education/Spanish