Fourteen South Dakota Coyotes have been named to the College Sports Communicators Academic All-District team, recognizing their excellence both in academics and on the field across four winter sports.

By the Numbers
  • 14 student-athletes honored
  • 4 women's basketball, 2 men's basketball, 4 men's swimming and diving, and 4 women's swimming and diving student-athletes
  • Minimum GPA of 3.5 required
  • Nominees must be starters or important reserves, participate in at least 50% of the team's games/meets, and be at least sophomores academically and athletically
Yes, But

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State of Play
  • 14 recipients from South Dakota representing various winter sports
  • Recognition for their achievements in the classroom and on the field
  • Highlights the dedication to both academics and athletics by student-athletes
  • This accomplishment showcases the well-rounded excellence of South Dakota's student-athletes
What's Next

These student-athletes will continue to represent South Dakota in their academic and athletic pursuits, setting a high standard for future teams.

Bottom Line

South Dakota's 14 student-athletes have exemplified exceptional dedication and achievement in both academics and athletics, setting a powerful example for their peers and future generations of student-athletes.