Fishman and Shuler Named Academic All-Americans
Fishman Finishes Fifth at National Championships
Two Wrestlers Named NAIA Scholar Athletes
Fishman Still Going At NAIA Championships
Northwestern was named a Top 20 NAIA academic team by the NWCA (National Wrestling Coaches Association) on Monday. The Red Raiders came in 15th with a 2.9775 team GPA.
Sr. Zach Fishman and Soph. Brandon Shuler were named NWCA Academic All-Americans on Monday. Wrestlers must have at least a 3.25 grade-point average and be a 2016 NAIA national championship qualifier or have a 3.0 GPA and earned All-American honors at the 2016 championships in Topeka.
Seniors BJ Groskreutz and Preston Hoebelheinrich were named 2016 Daktronics NAIA Scholar-Athletes today by the NAIA. Both Groskreutz and Hoebelheinrich earned the honor last year as well.
Six Raiders Earned All-GPAC Honors for their efforts this season including seniors Zach Fishman and Tyree Cox, who were named to the All-GPAC first team.
Null Named At-Large, Earns Berth To Championships
Sophomore Nicholas Null was named an at-large for the NAIA National Championships and will join the five Red Raiders that qualified on Saturday at the NAIA North Qualifier in Topeka for the NAIA Championships.