Three Gustavus Adolphus College student-athletes have been named to the CoSIDA Academic All-America District Five Football Team. Kris Storvick was named to the first team while Adam Stubbendick and Isaac Sieling were named to the second team.
In order to be nominated for this academic award, nominees must be a starter or important reserve with legitimate athletic credentials. The nominee must have at least a 3.20 cumulative grade point average and reached sophomore athletic and academic standing. Nominated athletes must have participated in at least 50 percent of the team’s contests. This is the first time that each of the three Gusties have earned this award.
Storvick, a junior defensive lineman from Mankato, Minnesota, started all 10 games for Gustavus. He tallied 18 solo tackles and had 18 assisted tackles. Storvick registered three sacks and seven tackles-for-loss. He ranked second on the team in both categories. Storvick boasts a 3.711 grade point average and is majoring in physics.
Stubbendick, a senior offensive lineman from Waverly, Nebraska, started all 10 games for Gustavus. He made the move to center this season after starting at guard a year ago. He was the anchor of an offense that scored over 21 points per game. Stubbendick has a 3.748 grade point average and is majoring in religion.
Sieling, a junior linebacker from Watertown, Minnesota, started all 10 games for Gustavus. He was the team’s leading tackler with 98. Sieling recorded one-and-a-half sacks while making seven tackles-for-loss. He also made one interception. Sieling possesses a 3.962 grade point average and is majoring in financial economics.
Having been selected to the all-district first team, Storvick will now be placed on the national CoSIDA Academic All-America ballot. The CoSIDA Academic All-America team will be announced on December 1.