Geske Named To Capital One Academic All-District Team

Posted on February 4th, 2011 by

Gustavus Adolphus junior women’s basketball player Molly Geske was named to the 2010-11 Capital One Academic All-District Women’s Basketball Team on Thursday.  Athletes receiving the distinction are chosen by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) and are recognized as the nation’s top student-athletes for their combined performance on the floor and in the classroom.  Geske was named First Team Academic All-District in District Five of the College Division.

Junior wing Molly Geske Named First Team Academic All-District

A captain for the Head Coach Mickey Haller’s squad, Geske currently ranks second in Division III in free throw percentage at 92.1-percent (70-76).  She leads the MIAC in free throw percentage at 94.7-percent (54-57), while ranking fifth in scoring with an average 14.5 points per game.  Geske, a First Team All-Conference performer in 2009-10 and a member of the 2008-09 MIAC All-Rookie Team, has started and played in every game of her collegiate career (72 straight).  The Mendota Heights, Minn. native earned a spot on the Academic All-District Third Team last season, while leading the Gusties in scoring (14.7 ppg) on their way to a MIAC title with a record of 20-6.

Geske, a two-time member of the Academic All-Conference Team, is a Public Accounting major with a 3.95 GPA.  She also volunteers for the Building Bridges program at Gustavus.  Molly is just one of two players from the MIAC to be named Academic All-District, alongside Concordia’s Erica Nord who also earned a spot on the First Team.

CoSIDA Release


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