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1999 GTE Academic All-America College Division Men’s Spring At-Large Team
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College Division First Team

Name School/Sport Yr. Hometown GPA/Major
Micah Benson Concordia-Moorhead (T & F) Jr. Moorhead, Minn. 3.91/Biology
Conor Civins Emory (Tennis) Sr. Austin, Texas 3.80/Political Science
Charles Haben Augustana (Ill.) (Track & Field) Sr. Oswego, Ill. 3.93/Math & Secondary Ed.
Matt Hagen Missouri-Rolla (Track & Field) Sr. Rolla, Mo. 3.96/Biological Sciences
Jason Hilt** Kutztown (Track & Field) Sr. Barto, Pa. 4.00/Elementary Education
Jason Hobbs Bentley (Track & Field) Sr. Fryeburg, Maine 3.99/Finance
Robby Lane Northwest Mo. St. (T & F) Sr. Lancaster, Mo. 4.00/Geography
Greg Michael Concordia-St. Paul (T & F) Sr. Orlando, Fla. 3.94/Theology
Steve Michmerhuizen Calvin (Track & Field) Sr. Zeeland, Mich. 3.75/Religion
Brian Moorman Pittsburg St. (Kan.) (Track) Sr. Sedgwick, Kan. 3.92/History & Education
Mike Pockoski WPI (Track & Field) Sr. Dayville, Conn. 3.96/Civil Engineering
Scott Riggle Indianapolis (Tennis) Sr. Columbus, Ind. 3.96/English
Chris Schaeffer Loras (Track & Field) Sr. Munich, Germany 3.82/Int’l. Business
Marc Sondreal North Dakota (Track & Field) Sr. Northwood, N.Dak. 3.83/Physical Therapy
Mark Stillwell Greensboro (Golf) Sr. Greensboro, N.C. 4.00/Business Admin.

College Division Second Team

Patrick Bartlett Wingate (Tennis) Jr. Berryville, Va. 3.77/Business Admin.
Shane Bell Lake Forest (Tennis) Jr. Scarborough, Ontario 4.00/Math & Economics
Rob Dixon Bloomsburg (Tennis) Sr. Houston, Texas 3.45/Marketing
Michael Doyle Washington (Mo.) Univ. (Tennis) Jr. Peachtree City, Ga. 3.92/Economics & Finance
Matt Hickl Texas A&M-Kingsville (T & F) Sr. Friendswood, Texas 3.55/Finance
Matt Hoyt South Dakota (Track & Field) Sr. Burlington, Wyo. 3.71/Biology
Justin Jones Widener (Lacrosse) Sr. Ardmore, Pa. 3.61/Mechanical Engineering
David Litman Indianapolis (Tennis) Soph. Rantoul, Ill. 4.48 (4.0 scale)/Business Admin.
Mathias Lundmark Hawaii-Pacific (Tennis) Sr. Voxjo, Sweden 3.83/Business Admin.
Eric Nigh Denison (Track & Field) Sr. Woodbury, Minn. 3.73/Phil./Politics/Econ./German
Steve Olex Franklin & Marshall (Tennis) Jr. Allentown, Pa. 3.90/Sci. & Philo. Studies of the Mind/Pre-Healing Arts
Ian Pitha-Rowe Haverford (Lacrosse) Sr. Baltimore, Md. 3.80/Chemistry & Biochemistry
Johan Sandblom Hawaii-Pacific (Tennis) Jr. Voxjo, Sweden 4.00/Business Admin.
Josh Shellenberger Lebanon Valley (Tennis) Sr. York, Pa. 3.75/Biology & Pre-Med.
Ben Wright Albany (Track & Field) Jr. Averill Park, N.Y. 3.79/Business Admin.

College Division Third Team

Travis Anderson Millikin (Golf) Sr. Decatur, Ill. 3.63/Pre-Med.
Josh Burek Principia (Track & Field) Sr. Niskayuna, N.Y. 3.78/Poli. Sci./Economics
Eric Chen MIT (Tennis) Jr. Topeka, Kan. 4.10 (5.0 scale)/Elec. Engin.
Philip Klotzbach Bridgewater St. (Tennis) Sr. Plymouth, Mass. 4.00/Geography
Kristo Kriechbaum Carnegie Mellon (Track & Field) Sr. Marietta, Ohio 3.97/Mechanical Engin.
Jay Mellentine Augustana (Ill.) (Golf) Sr. Freeport, Ill. 3.61/Accounting & Business
Kevin O’Donnell Coe (Tennis) Sr. Cedar Rapids, Iowa 3.89/Business Admin.
Kyle Cooper Pifer Francis Marion (Track & Field) Sr. Antioch, Tenn. 3.95/Mathematics
Gene Pyo MIT (Lacrosse) Sr. McLean, Va. 4.60 (5.0 scale)/Architecture
Jeevan Ramakrishnan Trinity (Tex.) (Tennis) Jr. San Antonio, Texas 3.69/Philosophy
Erik Sandblom Hawaii-Pacific (Tennis) Jr. Voxjo, Sweden 3.57/Marketing
Mike Schramm Muskingum (Golf) Jr. Heath, Ohio 4.00/Math & Computer Sci.
Phil Sikkenga Calvin (Track) Soph. Wheaton, Ill. 3.51/Business Admin.
Damien Spates Findlay (Track & Field) Sr. Cleveland, Ohio 3.92/Business Admin.
Joe Vuotto Pace (Lacrosse) Jr. Katonah, N.Y. 3.73/Elementary Education

** GTE Academic All-America® Team Member of the Year - College Division
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IRVING, Texas, June 15 – The Team Member of the Year in the College Division was track standout Jason Hilt of Kutztown, who led his team to its second straight ECAC Division II title. Hilt is a senior from Barto, Pa., with a perfect 4.00 GPA in elementary education.

Two other members of the College Division had perfect GPAs: Robby Lane of Northwest Missouri St. (track & field), a senior from Lancaster, Mo. (geography); and Mark Stillwell of Greensboro (golf), a senior from Greensboro, N.C. (business administration).

The GTE Academic All-America Teams are selected by a vote of the 1,800-member CoSIDA. To be eligible, an athlete must be a varsity starter or key reserve and maintain a cumulative GPA of at least 3.20 on a scale of 4.00. Sports information directors nominate eligible athletes from their schools who are named to district teams prior to being voted upon on the national level. CoSIDA has been selecting Academic All-America( teams since 1952.

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