Spring 2017 OCCAC All-Academic awards announced

Spring 2017 OCCAC All-Academic awards announced

COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Columbus State athletics department is proud to announce that nine student-athletes were recognized as Academic All-OCCAC* for the Spring 2017 term.

*To be a member of the Academic All-OCCAC team, a student-athlete must have completed 24 credit hours with at least a 3.30 cumulative GPA.


  • Five sports are represented.
  • The women's volleyball team had the highest number of selections with four students.
  • Haley Litman and Allyse Rutter both hold a GPA of 4.0, the highest cumulative GPA of any student-athlete.

Full list of Columbus State Academic All-Conference:

Elizabeth Finley, 3.47 GPA, women' scross country
Laura Hill, 4.00 GPA, women's cross country
Emily Howard, 3.53 GPA, women's cross country
Allyse Rutter, 4.00 GPA, women's volleyball/women's basketball
Grant Dierksheide, 3.67 GPA, men's basketball
Leah Conway, 4.00 GPA, women's volleyball
Morgan Danec, 3.33 GPA, women's volleyball
Haley Litman, 4.00 GPA, women's volleyball
Colin Dawson, 3.63 GPA, men's golf

The entire list of Academic All-Conference award winners can be found here.

The NJCAA will announce their Academic All-American selections in late June.