Eighteen Luther Athletes Named to 2020 American Rivers Conference Winter Sports All-Academic Team

The American Rivers Conference has announced the 2020 Winter Sports All-Academic Team. Luther College had 18 athletes named to the all-academic team.

To be eligible for All-Academic Team honors a student-athlete must be on the eligibility list for the sport of nomination, at least a sophomore in academic standing with at least one year in residence and attain an accumulative grade point average of 3.5 or better (on a 4.0 scale).

Luther Athletes by Sport:

Men's Basketball - Aaron Blumberg (Jr., South Caulfied, Australia), Gage Thompson (Jr., Kansas City, Mo./Montrose R-14)

Women's Basketball - Maggie Anderson (Sr., St. Peter, Minn.), Natalie Danzl (So., Wyoming, Minn./Centennial), Laura Hamilton (Sr., Minnetonka, Minn./Chanhassen), Madilyn Heinke (Sr., Seymour, Wis.), Sarah Holtz (Sr., Austin, Minn./Pacelli Catholic)

Women's Swimming & Diving - Haley Hoffman (So., Winona, Minn.), Shannon Lunn (Sr., Farmington, Minn./Rosemount), Dalavanh Phongsavath (So., Vientiane, Laos), Alix Sharp (Sr., Iowa City, Iowa/City)

Men's Swimming & Diving - Matt Benson (So., Park Rapids, Minn.), Isaac Christopherson (So., Austin, Minn.), Max Eness (Sr., Ames, Iowa), Soren Gloege Torp (Jr., Apple Valley, Minn./Eastview), Jake Sharafuddin (So., Iowa City, Iowa/West), Peder Smith (Sr., Baxter, Minn./Brainerd)

Wrestling - Isaiah Mitchell (So., Decorah, Iowa)

Complete 2020 American Rivers Conference Winter Sports All-Academic Team