Aurora's Walker, Marian's Strainis Named to Google Cloud Academic All-District Softball Teams

Aurora's Walker, Marian's Strainis Named to Google Cloud Academic All-District Softball Teams

MILWAUKEE, Wis. (naccsports.org) ---Marian University senior Lindsey Strainis and Aurora University senior Elaine Walker have been named to the Google Cloud NCAA Division III Academic All-District Softball Teams, announced Thursday by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). Strainis was selected in District 6, which contains schools in Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin. Walker was selected in District 7, which contains schools in Illinois, Indiana, and Ohio.

Strainis, an infielder, carries a 3.90 grade-point averaged while majoring in exercise and sport science. Walker, also an infielder, has a 3.82 GPA while majoring in accounting.

The Google Cloud Academic All-District® Teams, selected by CoSIDA, recognize the nation's top student-athletes for their combined performances on the field and in the classroom. The Google Cloud Academic All-America® program separately recognizes honorees in four divisions — NCAA Division I, NCAA Division II, NCAA Division III and NAIA.
 
First-team Academic All-District® honorees advance to the Google Cloud Academic All-America® ballot. First-, second- and third-team (when selected) Academic All-America® honorees will be announced in June.
  
The Division III Google Cloud Academic All-America® programs is partially financially supported by the NCAA Division III national governance structures to assist CoSIDA with handling the awards fulfillment aspects for the 2018-19 Division III Academic All-America® program.

The NCAA Division III Google Cloud Academic All-America® teams will be announced on June 4. 

NCAA DIVISION III – DISTRICT 6 (MI, MN, WI)
Pos. First Team School Yr. GPA Major
P Kierstin Anderson-Glass Univ. of St. Thomas Jr. 3.47 Exercise Science
P Julia Camardo UW-Whitewater Sr. 3.71 Psychology
C Abby Menting UW-Oshkosh Sr. 3.98 Business Supply Chain Management
IF Melissa Barry Univ. of St. Thomas Sr. 3.77 Elementary Education
IF Carley Frauenhoff St. Norbert College Jr. 4.00 Marketing & Economics
IF Aly Freeman Gustavus Adolphus College Jr. 4.00 Biology
IF Lindsey Strainis Marian University (Wis.) Sr. 3.90 Exercise & Sport Science
OF Julia Carpenter Macalester College Jr. 3.91 Psychology
OF Caitlin Catino UW-Whitewater Sr. 3.84 Marketing
OF Mariah Uphoff Bethel University Jr. 3.96 Relational Communications
DP Shay Pinhey Hope College Sr. 3.62 Engineering
           
NCAA DIVISION III – DISTRICT 7 (IL, IN, OH)
Pos. First Team School Yr. GPA Major
P Ilissa Hamilton Case Western Reserve Univ. Jr. 4.00 Biomedical Engineering
P Sarah Miller Mount St. Joseph University So. 3.89 Social Work / Sociology
C Sidney Holler DePauw University Sr. 3.71 History
IF Kalli Farmer Millikin University Jr. 3.99 Sports Management
IF Alex Kozich Baldwin Wallace University Jr. 3.92 Physical Therapy / Exercise Science
IF Hailee Loughman Ohio Northern University Sr. 3.80 History / Social Studies
IF Alyson Shaw Otterbein University Sr. 4.00 Early Childhood Education
IF Elaine Walker Aurora University Sr. 3.82 Accounting
OF Alexis Boledovic Baldwin Wallace University Sr. 3.91 Physical Therapy / Exercise Science
OF Emma Downing Oberlin College Sr. 3.62 History / Russian & Eastern European Studies
OF Katrina Wierzbicki Otterbein University So. 3.97 Biochemistry / Molecular Biology
DP Taylor Jordan Millikin University Sr. 3.98 Physical Education