College golf: Six Jackrabbits earn CSC All-District honors

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Six members of the South Dakota State golf programs were named to the College Sports Communicators Academic All-District Team Tuesday. The award recognizes the nation’s top student-athletes for their combined performances in the athletic realm and in the classroom.

Men’s golf honorees

• Noah Boraas, Sr., Alexandria, Minn. — 3.633 undergraduate GPA in business economics / 3.889 graduate GPA in consumer affairs.

• Matthew Schaefer, 5th, Fordyce, Neb. — 3.531 GPA in agricultural business

Women’s golf honorees

• Tatum Depuydt, So., Marion, Iowa — 4.0 GPA in business economics

• Alex Kandolin, Sr., Rapid City, S.D. — 3.69 GPA in human biology / pre-physician assistant

• Shakira-Ann Kuys, So., Port Augusta, South Australia — 4.0 GPA in psychology

• Piper Stubbs, So., Beaumaris, Australia — 3.809 GPA in political science

To be nominated for the award, student-athletes must be carry at least a 3.50 grade-point average, be at least a sophomore in academic in athletic and academic standing, and be a starter or key reserve. Academic All-District® honorees advance to the national ballot for CSC Academic All-America® consideration. First-, second- and third-team Academic All-America® honorees will be announced in June.