East Lansing, Mich. — – The Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association (CRCA) has announced its list of National Scholar- Athletes for the 2018 season. Ten Spartans were awarded this honor at the completion of the 2017-18 academic year.
Requirements for being named to the CRCA National Scholar-Athlete squad includes at least sophomore athletic eligibility standing, rowing in an NCAA-eligible boat (first or second varsity eight, varsity four) for at least 75% of the spring racing season, and a 3.5 cumulative grade-point average or higher.
“I am always proud when our rowers are recognized for their athletic achievements,” said head coach Matt Weise. “These student-athletes are among the 27 who earned Academic All-Big Ten honors this year, and that is more than 70% of our total eligible roster. They set a tone academically for our novices that both parts of “student-athlete” are important in our program.”
Madelyn Bagley (Jr., Waterford, Mich. Human Biology)
Meaghan Faucher (Jr., Brighton, Mich. / Physiology)
Kasidy Higgins (Sr., Lake Orion, Mich. / Social Relations and Policy)
Lindsey Klei (Sr., Shelby Township, Mich./ Kinesiology)
Emily Mall (Jr., Belleville, Mich./Zoology and Public Policy)
Nicole Marek (Sr., Grosse Ile, Mich. / Music Education)
Halle Nielsen (So., Ada, Mich./ Communications)
Clare Sutka (Jr., Wyandotte, Mich./ Special Education / Learning Disabilities
Johanna Uckele (So., South Haven, Mich ./ Biomedical Laboratory Science)
Becca Uebele (Sr., Zionsville, Ind./ Packaging)
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