The Minnesota College Athletic Conference has named the inaugural MCAC Fall Elite '17 Team, which consists of the top performing student-athletes which excel both in the classroom and in the competitive arena.
A new conference initiative this academic year, MCAC Elite Teams are comprised of student-athletes who earned All-Academic Conference status during their sport season, as well as earning distinction as an All-Division, All-Conference, All-State or NJCAA recognition. Each Elite team is designed by the year in which the competitive season and academic semester for which the team member earned All-Academic status. For the fall of 2017, MCAC student-athletes from volleyball, football, soccer and golf teams vie for placement on the MCAC Fall Elite '17 team. Student-athletes who compete in basketball, wrestling, softball and baseball and meet award criteria will earn MCAC Spring Elite '18 designation.
The inaugural MCAC Elite student-athletes for Fall, 2017, are listed in alphabetical order by college and are grouped by sport. All team members have earned MCAC All-Academic status; their individual sport recognition is also listed. To view the MCAC All-Academic Award recipients, please click here.
|Name||Sport||Highest 2017 Athletic Honor|
|Kalie Jergens||Volleyball||NJCAA First Team, All-America|
|Chelsea Schoeder||Volleyball||MCAC All-State, 2nd Team|
|Anastasia Larson||Volleyball||MCAC All-Division, 2nd Team|
Of particular note are six MCAC athletes which were named both to an NJCAA All-America teams this past fall while also succeeding in the classroom, earning MCAC All-Academic honors.SCTCC was represented by Volleyball player Kalie Jergens.
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