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Hawkeyes Earn Academic Honors

Thirty-five Hawkeyes have been named to the 2006 fall academic all-Big Ten team.

Thirty-five Hawkeyes have been named to the 2006 fall academic all-Big Ten team.

Dec. 6, 2006

PARK RIDGE, IL -


The Big Ten Conference has announced that 35 University of Iowa student-athletes have been named to the 2006 fall Academic all-Conference team.  The list includes student-athletes from men's cross country (3), women's cross country (5), field hockey (4), football (8), women's soccer (9), and volleyball (6).

To be eligible for an academic all-Big Ten selection, student-athletes must be letterwinners in at least their second academic year at their institution and carry a career grade point average of 3.0 or better.

Men's Cross Country (3)
Name	Year*	Major	Hometown
Eric MacTaggart	JR	Music/Secondary Education	Glen Ellyn, IL
Andy Napier	JR	History/Secondary Education	Antioch, IL
Blake Schlotzhauer	SO	Pre-Medicine/Integrative Physiology	Davenport, IA

Women's Cross Country (5) Name Year* Major Hometown Krista Anderson SO Elementary Education Leeds, ND Meghan Armstrong JR Integractive Physiology Martinsburg, WV Jennifer Docherty SO Pre-Business St. Paul, MN Molly Esche JR Communication Studies Waukesha, WI Rachel Hawks SO Biomedical Engineering Marshalltown, IA

Field Hockey (4) Name Year* Major Hometown Melissa Helsel SO Nursing Interest Elizabethtown, PA Heather Schnepf SR Athletic Training Medford Lakes, NJ Lissa Munley SO English Mountain Top, PA Lauren Pfeiffer SO Open Mount Laurel, NJ

Football (8) Name Year* Major Hometown Mike Elgin SR Mechanical Engineering Holy Cross, IA Andy Fenstermaker SR Elementary Education Mount Pleasant, IA Mike Humpal SR Health & Sports Studies New Hampton, IA Mike Klinkenborg SR Elementary Education Rock Rapids, IA Matt Kroul JR Health & Sports Studies Mount Vernon, IA Ryan Majerus SR Political Science Oelwein, IA Daniel Olszta SR Pharmacy New Lenox, IL Adam Shada JR Finance Omaha, NE

Women's Soccer (9) Name Year* Major Hometown Lindsey Boldt Jr Comm. Studies/Health & Sports Studies Wauwatasa, WI Kelsie Full Jr International Studies Iowa City, IA Abigail Gierke SR Political Science Bettendorf, IA Claire Goldenberg SR Finance River Forest, IL Jackie Kaeding SO Open Coralville, IA Melisa Kaetterhenry JR Nursing Middleton, WI Katie Mulvahill JR Elementary Education Plymouth, MN Katie Smeltzer SO Open Fort Collins, CO Jacqui Zuniga SO Mechanical Engineering Crystal Lake, IL

Volleyball (6) Name Year* Major Hometown Felicia Booth SO Athletic Training Interest Lovelock, NV Kiley Fister SO Nursing Interest St. Charles, IL Emily Hiza SO Pre-Business Swink, CO Laura Kremer SO Elementary Education LaMotte, IA Melanie Meister SR Biology/Pre-Medicine West Des Moines, IA Stacy Vitali JR Elementary Education St. Charles, IL

* - Year listed is academic standing