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.
|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.|