Rochester, MN – The Minnesota College Athletic Conference, with presenting partner Brandinc, has recognized the combined athletic and academic accomplishments of its talented student-athletes whom competed across the Conference this past fall semester. This key conference honor exemplifies the commitment and drive to provide a balanced student-athlete experience which is integral to the philosophy of the Minnesota College Athletic Conference.
The honored student-athletes listed below all met sport-specific athletic requirements and possess a cumulative grade point average at or above the standards as established by the General Assembly of the Minnesota College Athletic Conference. Between the athletic component and strong GPA standard, the MCAC Academic All-Conference honor is an example of the balanced excellence championed by the MCAC and the NJCAA Division III philosophy. The MCAC Academic All-Conference teams are comprised of athletes who participated in the fall sports of volleyball, football, men's soccer, women's soccer and golf.
The 2017 Fall MCAC Academic All-Conference team is comprised of student-athletes from 22 U.S. states and 13 countries. Over 225 individuals were named to this prestigious honor and all 19 MCAC member schools have representative who earned placement on the 2017 team.
The MCAC Academic All-Conference teams are announced twice annually, following the completion of both the fall and spring academic semesters. The MCAC Winter/Spring 2017-18 Academic All-Conference selections will be announced in late June. The complete list of MCAC Fall 2017 Academic All-Conference presented by BrandInc honorees is below, classified by school, then sport, in college alphabetical order
Morgan Lider, Volleyball M State Fergus Falls, Erhard, MN
Claire Mathiesen, Volleyeball M State Fergus Falls, Battle Lake, MN
Mackenzie Swanson, Volleyball M State Fergus Falls, Clear Lake, MN
Blair Anderson, Football M State Fergus Falls, Glenwood, MN
Jakeem Auguste, Football M State Fergus Falls, Virgin Islands
Jeremiah Carmichael, M State Fergus Falls Football, Detroit MI
Andrew Costello, M State Fergus Falls Football, New Brighton, MN
John Maack, M State Fergus Falls Football, Breckenridge, MN
Blake Bloedorn, M State Fergus Falls Golf, Alexandria, MN
Jordan Kern, M State Fergus Falls Golf, Wadena MN
Nick Kress, M State Fergus Falls Golf, North Branch, MN
Austin Miller, M State Fergus Falls Golf, Big Lake, MN
Hunter Moen, M State Fergus Falls Golf, West Fargo, ND
Josh Taylor, M State Fergus Falls Golf, Blaine, MN
Luke Wurdock, M State Fergus Falls Golf, Park Rapids, MN
Courtesy of MCAC Sports