MARQUETTE - The GLIAC honored 26 Northern Michigan University spring sports athletes for their work in the classroom with eight from women's outdoor track and field being named to the league's academic excellence team.
The Wildcat women's track team had 17 members while one men's golfer was named to the GLIAC's all-academic team.
GLIAC student-athletes must be an active member on the roster at the end of the season, not a freshman or a first year transfer student to be eligible. All-academic teams are comprised of those who carry a cumulative grade point average between 3.0-3.49. All-academic excellence teams are comprised of student athletes who have a cumulative GPA between 3.50-4.0. Here are the Wildcats honored by the GLIAC:
Track and Field
Catherine Angeli, Sr., Speech, Language and Hearing Science, Marquette
Kylie Basarabski, So., Speech, Language and Hearing Science, Rockford
Sarah Cousineau, Jr., Sports Science, Orland Hills, Ill.
Mandy Dye ,So., English/Secondary Education, Delton/Delton Kellogg
Brittany Loomis, Jr., Speech, Language and Hearing Science, Cass City
Kristina Mattson, So., Mathematics/Secondary Education, Negaunee
Rachael Williams ,Sr., Speech, Language and Hearing Science, Plainwell/Delton Kellogg
Rita Woitas, Sr., English/Secondary Education, Minnesota Lake, Minn.
Track and Field
Mariah Beaman, Jr., Fisheries and Wildlife Management, St. Paul Park, Minn./Sibley
Melissa Christensen, Sr., Physical Education/Coaching, Iron River/West Iron
Mary Dillow, So., Social Studies/Secondary Education, Winthrop Harbor, Illi./Zion-Benton
Kristina Donley, Jr., Radiography, Potterville
Chelsea Farquhar, Jr., Nursing, Lansing/Grand Ledge
Bailey Franklin, Sr., Physical Education/Secondary Education, River Falls, Wis.
Brooke Granquist, Jr., Clinical Health Science, Power/North Central
Nora Kiilunen, Sr., Social Studies/Elementary Education, Brighton
Katy LaFayette, So., Sports Science, Marquette
Katrina Lamansky, Sr., Media Production and New Technology, Brighton
Delaney Lovett, Jr., English/Writing, Plymouth, Minn./Wayzata
Shannon McNab, Jr., Mathematics/Secondary Education, Waterford
Kelsey Noah, Jr., Art and Design, Honor/Benzie Central
Jamie Roberts, Jr., Nursing, Iron Mountain/Kingsford
Alicia Romano, Jr., Biology, Marquette
Sydney Schultz, So., Pre-Physical Therapy, Appleton, Wis./North
Colby West, Jr., Management of Health and Fitness, Stevens Point, Wis.
Adam Huss, Jr., Accounting/Corporate Finance, Marquette