Spring Academic All-League Teams Announced

Courtesy: Green Bay Athletics
         
Release: August 02, 2010
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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

Softball:

Melani Niederer, Sr. 3.641 GPA, Elementary Education

Women's Tennis:

Emily Lawent, Jr. 3.938 GPA, Elementary Education/Spanish

 

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