Football Lands 13 on MIAA Academic Honor Roll; Trent Earns Scholar-Athlete Honors

Fort Hays State football had 13 student-athletes named to the MIAA Academic Honor Roll, released on Friday (Nov. 21). Earning MIAA Scholar-Athlete honors for the second-straight year was Jesse Trent.

To be a member of the MIAA Academic Honor Roll, athletes must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and have at least two terms of attendance at the certifying member institution, excluding summer terms. To earn Scholar-Athlete honors, athletes must earn All-MIAA status in their respective sport and carry a GPA of 3.5 or higher.

Jesse Trent nabs the Scholar-Athlete honor for a second consecutive year, as he holds a 3.89 GPA as a Biology major. Trent earned All-MIAA honors for the second straight year to attain the honor. He is also a two-time CoSIDA/Capital One Academic All-America selection as a defensive lineman.

Below is the complete list of FHSU football players earning the honor, along with their majors.

Name School Sport Year GPA Major Hometown
Tyler Bacon FHSU FB R-Fr. 3.38 History Quapaw, Okla.
Zach Brzon FHSU FB R-Fr. 3.51 Agriculture Belleville, Kan.
Matt Erbert FHSU FB Jr. 3.14 Finance Ellis, Kan.
Cody Forell FHSU FB R-Fr. 3.61 Mathematics Alva, Okla.
Zack Gaughan FHSU FB Jr. 3.84 Physics Hays, Kan.
Garrett Holle FHSU FB Jr. 3.38 Biology Phoenix, Ariz.
Drew O’Brien FHSU FB Jr. 3.18 Marketing Hays, Kan.
Alex Schmidtberger FHSU FB So. 3.16 Finance Topeka, Kan.
Trevor Shankle FHSU FB R-Fr. 3.11 Biology Poteau, Okla.
Jarred Stindt FHSU FB Jr. 3.28 Agriculture Belleville, Kan.
Jesse Trent FHSU FB Sr. 3.89 Biology Dodge City, Kan.
Mike Vigola FHSU FB So. 3 History Topeka, Kan.
Luke Wright FHSU FB R-Fr. 3.87 Finance North Platte, Neb.


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