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BURNSVILLE, Minn. – The Augustana Athletics Department is once again well represented in the honoree list for the NSIC Myles Brand All-Academic with Distinction Award. The Vikings totaled a top 33 NSIC student-athlete on the list. In all, the NSIC totaled 263 winners. The honor, named for the late NCAA president Dr. Myles Brand, is bestowed upon senior NSIC student-athletes who have a cumulative grade point average of 3.75 or higher, are running out of eligibility, and are on track to graduate . Augustana’s Myles Brand All-Academic with Distinction Award Winners Josie Arduser Soccer Lincoln, Neb. Exercise ScienceColten Brand Track/CC Winona, Minn. Exercise Science Gracey Brink Softball Rapid City, SD Exercise Science Erika Bute Volleyball Alden, Minn. MarketingPatty Jo English Track/CC Elko, Minn. HistorySylvia Fehr Soccer Omaha, Neb. Business Administration Grace Geffre Basketball F argo, ND Biology Mitchell Goodbary Football Sioux Falls, SD Exercise Science Maddy Guetter Volleyball Wabasso, Minn. Marketing Callie Hohenhaus Volleyball Apple Valley, Minn. Biology Ryan Jares Baseball Windsor, Minn. Business Administration Lizzy Karp Basketball Andover, Minn. Biology Aleksandra Kistanova Tennis Seversk, Russia Economy Kelly Kleekamp Soccer Olathe, Kan. Corporate AdministrationKia Kriener Volleyball Okoboji, Iowa Nursing T.J. Liggett Football Rosemount, Minn. Corporate AdministrationBen Limburg Football Rochester, Minn. ChemistryBergen Lindner Softball Sioux Falls, SD Business AdministrationMichelle Neece Athletics Pipestone, Minn. Psychology Ryley Nelson Track/CC Ashby, Minn. Corporate AdministrationJake Paron Track/CC Two Harbors, Minnesota Corporate AdministrationKaye Paschka Athletics Alexandria, Minn. Exercise ScienceMia Salas Track/CC Saint Michael, Minn. Exercise Science Elizabeth Schaefer Athletics Rapid City, SD Biology Nicolette Schmidt Track/CC Redfield, SD Elementary Education Matthew Schoessow Athletics Wyoming, Minnesota. Accounting Cailey Scott Swimming Mitchell, SD English Lydia Smith Swimming Fargo, ND Elementary Education Justine Stellmaker Swimming Victoria, Minn. Elementary EducationMolly Stevens Golf Northfield, Minn. Computer Information SystemsAvery Thorson Volleyball Sioux Falls, SD Business AdministrationAlly Young Soccer Sioux Falls, SD BiologyRiley Zuhde Football Waunakee, Wis. Psychology “We continue to increase the number of student-athletes who earn the Myles Brand All-Academic with Distinction Award, which is a testament to the dedication of our league’s student-athletes, coaches and administrators,” said NSIC Commissioner ErinLind. “I am filled with pride in how our student-athletes in the NSIC continue to excel in the classroom, in the community and on the playing field.” These are characteristics where Dr. Myles Brand emphasized. I am extremely proud of all of these student-athletes for their devotion to their universities, the NSIC, and their personal academic and athletic goals. I have no doubt that these student-athletes will continue to achieve success in life well beyond the classroom and competition venues.” Each student-athlete will be recognized by the NSIC with a certificate of achievement and a wristwatch.