Six Tigers Named to the NWCA All-Academic Team


MANHEIM, Pa. – The Fort Hays State wrestling team had six individuals earn All-Academic honors from the National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA). In order for a student-athlete to be nominated to the Division II All-Academic Team, he must have a minimum 3.2 cumulative grade point average on a 4.0 scale, with that benchmark at 3.0 for those who qualified for the 2019 NCAA Division II Wrestling Championships. The athlete must also be in at least a second full semester at his school and have competed in a minimum of six dates of competition.

Senior Micquille Robinson, junior Brandon Ball, redshirt-freshmen Jonathan BallAnthony Scantlin and Conrad Vajnar, and true freshman Isaiah Luellen were all named to the All-Academic team.

Micquille Robinson earned All-Academic honors for his work within the Construction Management realm. The Wichita, Kan. native completed his senior season with an overall record of 35-10 and went 15-8 against Division II opponents. Robinson wrestled in the 184-pound weight class.

Brandon Ball earned a spot on the All-Academic team for his work within the Technology Studies field. Ball completed his junior year as an All-American after finishing fourth at the NCAA Division II Championships in the 141-pound weight class. Ball finished the year with a 28-2 overall record, including a 25-2 clip against Division II competition.

Jonathan Ball makes the All-Academic team for his dedication in the Finance field. The redshirt-sophomore finished the season with a 19-10 overall record.

Anthony Scantlin earned All-Academic honors for his work in the Technology Studies realm. Scantlin finished the season with a 4-7 overall record.

Conrad Vajnar earned a spot on the All-Academic team for his work in the Accounting field. Vajnar finished the year with an 8-10 overall record.

True freshman Isaiah Luellen earned the honor in the Spanish realm. Luellen wrested in the 165-pound weight class. Luellen finished the season with a 22-4 overall record.

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