NMU tops GLIAC in swim, dive Scholar All-Americans

MARQUETTE — Northern Michigan University led the GLIAC by having 17 of its swimmers and divers named to the Scholar All-American Team by the College Swimming & Diving Coaches Association of America.

The award recognizes student-athletes who had a 3.50 or better grade-point average during the school year. First Team winners were those who competed at an NCAA national championship and Second Team must have had a “B” qualifying time standard for the nationals, or for divers, competed at their NCAA diving qualification.

Second-most recognized in the GLIAC were the 14 athletes at Wayne State followed by 12 at Grand Valley State and five at Saginaw Valley State.

First Teamers recognized on the NMU men’s and women’s teams were seniors Renars Bundzis, David Miranda and Angela Probstfeld; junior Lajos Budai, Jonas Reinhold and Jamie Kimble; sophomore Margaret Vaitkus; and freshman Mary Grossman.

On the Second Team are Wildcats seniors Joshua Cosgrove, Esteban Gutierrez, Janne Roovers, Emily Bell and Dana Stroven; sophomores Gabriella Spajic and Katarina Springhetti; and freshmen Henry Bauer and Lukas Bauer.

Information compiled by Journal Sports Editor Steve Brownlee. His email address is sbrownlee@miningjournal.net.