VERMILLION, S.D.(KWSN)—University of South Dakota had 34 student-athletes featured on the 2012-13 Missouri Valley Football Honor Roll as announced by the league office Tuesday.
Will Powell and Kyle Cichos, a senior and junior on the 2012 roster, respectively, were two of 17 who earned the league’s highest academic achievement by capturing the MVFC President’s Council Academic Excellence Award, which requires a 3.5 GPA, participation in athletics a minimum of two years, and must be within 18 hours of graduation.
Six other Coyotes earned Commissioner’s Academic Excellence Award, which requires a 3.2 GPA for the previous two semesters and excludes freshmen. Twenty-six other Coyotes were named to the Honor Roll, which required a minimum 3.0 GPA for the 2012 fall semester.
A full listing of USD honorees follows:
PRESIDENTS ACADEMIC AWARD (2) – Will Powell; Kyle Cichos
COMMISSIONER’S ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE AWARD (8) – Kyle Cichos; Tim Marlette; Taylor Moore; Marcus Murtha; Will Powell; Tyler Richardson; Kevin Robb; Josh Vander Maten
HONOR ROLL (34) – Kayl Barkley; Sean Bredl; Jay Burns; Michael Burrus; Bryan Campos; Derek Chancellor; Kyle Cichos; Joel De Jongh; Isaac Fairbairn; Ryan Hillier; Darius Hogans; Matthew Huffer; Andrew Iddings; Nick Jacobs; Ben Kramer; Chris Kruse; Tom Manning; Tim Marlette; Nick Meyer; Matthew Miller; Taylor Moore; Marcus Murtha; Matthew Nagel; Steve Nelson; Will Powell; Walter Reed; Tyler Richardson; Kevin Robb; Brian Saakvitne; Tyler Starr; Devin Taverna; Josh Vander Maten; Tyler Wilhelm; Anthony Williams
Courtesy of University of South Dakota