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Scheevel named to Iowa Conference All-Academic team


Mon, Apr 16th, 2012
Posted in All Sports

Decorah, Iowa – Alison Scheevel, a senior on the Luther College women’s basketball team, has been named to the 2012 Iowa Conference Winter All-Academic team.

To be eligible for IIAC All-Academic Team honors, a student-athlete must compete at the varsity level, be at least a sophomore in academic standing, and attain a 3.5 or better grade point average (on a 4.0 scale).

The Winter 2011-12 membership of the All-Academic Team is comprised of 24 sophomores, 35 juniors, and 24 seniors for a total of 83. Scheevel was one of nine Luther student-athletes to earn this honor.

Scheevel is a 2008 graduate of Fillmore Central High School. She is a Music major with a GPA of 3.87 and the daughter of Kenric and Karen Scheevel of Preston, Minn.

Luther College is a four-year liberal arts college affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America and is located in Decorah, Iowa. The Norse compete in 10 men’s and nine women’s intercollegiate sports.

As a member of the Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (IIAC) since 1922, the men have won 156 conference championships. In 1982 the IIAC expanded its championship sponsorship to include women’s sports. During this time span, the women have won 64 team titles. Combined, Luther is the first school in the Iowa Conference to capture 220 league titles.

More information on Luther College athletics can be found on the athletic web site at http://luther.edu/sports.

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