Seven Student-Athletes Named to Academic All-IIAC Team

Seven Student-Athletes Named to Academic All-IIAC Team

Buena Vista University had seven student-athletes who were named to the Academic All-Iowa Conference Team for the winter-sport season as announced by the league office on April 4.

Four of those individuals were members of the men's basketball team with three others coming from women's basketball.  Overall, the Beavers tied with Simpson College for sixth with the seven selections. Luther College landed a conference-best 21.

To be eligible for recognition, a student-athlete must maintain a cumulative GPA of at least 3.5 and be a sophomore in academic standing, a member of the varsity team and have been at the current institution for at least one full academic year.

The four men's basketball selections were second-most in the IIAC this season (Coe - 6).

The list of the BVU winter-sport selections are listed below:

Name     Sport     Year     Major
Grady Gallagher**     Men's Basketball     Jr. Business
Tyler Kastantin** Men's Basketball Jr. Elementary Education
Michael Kaufmann*** Men's Basketball Sr. Business
Jarod Juhl Men's Basketball So. Undecided
Lexi Fisher Women's Basketball   So. Biology/Pre-Pharmacy
Malarie Gilley*** Women's Basketball Sr. Biology
Susan Kies** Women's Basketball Sr. Criminal Justice

**Denotes two-time selection
***Denotes three-time selection