Junior Kristina Mickelson earned second-team NTCA All-Academic honors.
Photo by Scott Bruhn/Nebraska Communications

Huskers Earn NTCA Academic Honors

By NU Athletic Communications

Lincoln - Six Nebraska women's bowlers claimed academic honors from the National Tenpin Coaches Association in 2011-12.

Junior Kristi Mickelson led the strong group of Huskers in the classroom by capturing second-team NTCA All-Academic honors. The junior from Bellevue, Neb., who was a third-team All-American on the lanes during the year, earned a spot on the NTCA All-Academic Team for the third time in her career.

Ontario, Canada native Valerie Calberry earned third-team NTCA All-Academic honors. The senior also claimed honorable, mention All-America honors in competition during the season.  

Sophomore Amanda Burau, redshirt freshman Sebrina Divis, freshman Nicole Lape, and junior Shalima Zalsha earned NTCA All-Academic honorable mention as well.

The NTCA honors 15 student-athletes with first-team, second-team, and third-team honors. Student-athletes are eligible for recognition if they compile a minimum 3.40 GPA.


2012 NTCA All-Academic Team

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·         Kristi Mickelson, Jr., Bellevue, Neb. (Second Team)

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·         <!--[endif]-->Valerie Calberry, Sr., Ontario, Canada (Third Team)

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·         <!--[endif]-->Amanda Burau, So., Lake in the Hills, Ill. (Honorable Mention)

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·         <!--[endif]-->Sebrina Divis, RFr., Gillette, Wyo. (Honorable Mention)

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·         <!--[endif]-->Nicole Lape, Fr., Rockford, Ill. (Honorable Mention)

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·         <!--[endif]-->Shalima Zalsha, Jr., Jakarta, Indonesia (Honorable Mention) 


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