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Mason earns academic all-district honors

Photo by Sam Dunn
Photo by Sam Dunn

MEQUON, Wis. – Jacob Mason was named to the 2018 Google Cloud Academic All-District Team, announced by CoSIDA on Thursday afternoon.

"I couldn't be more pleased and proud of Jacob Mason for him receiving this honor," head coach Greg Etter said. "He is a very deserving young man and does a great job in the classroom, weight room and football field. In each of those areas he sets very high goals for himself and he works hard to attain them. You can see the success has had from his freshman year to now, so I couldn't be more ecstatic for him to be recognized. These academic awards sign praise to Concordia University Wisconsin and the football program, and everything we stand for."

A senior from Slinger, Wisconsin, Mason is earning the honor for the first time in his career. He started and played in all 10 games this season, playing multiple positions (defensive back, kicker and punter). The multi-talented player has been named All-NACC as a kicker and punter numerous times. This season he made 49 total tackles (27 solo), punted 44 times for a 37.5 average and pinned the opposition inside the 20-yard line 19 times, while also making five field goals and 33 extra points.

Mason has a 3.74 grade-point average, with a degree in psychology.

District VI is composed of schools from Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin.

The 2018 Google Cloud Academic All-District® Football Teams, selected by CoSIDA, recognize the nation's top student-athletes for their combined performances on the field and in the classroom. The Google Cloud Academic All-America® program separately recognizes football honorees in four divisions — NCAA Division I, NCAA Division II, NCAA Division III and NAIA.

First-team Academic All-District® honorees advance to the Google Cloud Academic All-America® ballot. First-, second- and third-team (if necessary) Academic All-America® honorees will be announced in December.





Pos.    Name                               School                                                              Yr.     GPA            Major

QB       Zach VanFaussien           Kalamazoo College                                            Sr.     3.65             Economics

RB       Matthew Ellis                   Olivet College                                                    So.    3.84             Exercise Science

RB       Stephen Wagner              Univ. of St. Thomas (Minn.)                                Jr.      3.88             Mechanical Engineering

WR      Will Gillach                      Saint John's University (Minn.)                            Sr.     3.78             Biochemistry

WR      Samuel Staehling             St. Norbert College                                             Jr.      4.00             Biology / Pre-Medicine

TE       Grant Slavik                     Univ. of St. Thomas (Minn.)                                Jr.      3.54             Accounting

OL       Hunter Angileri                 Kalamazoo College                                            Jr.      3.89             Chemistry

OL       Christopher Lemke           Augsburg University                                           Sr.     3.96             Chemistry

OL       Trenton Monroe               Olivet College                                                    Sr.     3.77             Actuarial Science

OL       Kyle Rademaker              St. Norbert College                                             Sr.     3.93             Mathematics & Economics

OL       Elijah Rice                       Univ. of St. Thomas                                           Jr.      3.85             Accounting / Financial Management

K         Greg Kearns                    Kalamazoo College                                            Jr.      3.67             Business

ST       Brandon Beranek             Saint John's University (Minn.)                            Sr.     3.64             Elementary Education

DL       Jeremy Behnke                Carthage College                                                Sr.     3.62             Biochemistry

DL       David Danhauer               Univ. of St. Thomas (Minn.)                                Sr.     3.69             Operations Management

DL       Boyd Delebreau               University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point                  Sr.     3.57             Fisheries & Aquatic Resources

DL       Matt Ganter                     Carleton College                                                 Sr.     3.62             Economics

LB       Derek Glynn                    Augsburg University                                           Jr.      3.83             Exercise Science

LB       Ben Kornowski                St. Norbert College                                             Sr.     3.78             Business Administration

LB       Alex Sais                         Saint John's University (Minn.)                            Jr.      3.94             Accounting

DB       Bailey Breunig                 University of Wisconsin-Whitewater                     Sr.     3.87             International Business & Economics

DB       Dawson Brown                Bethel University                                                Sr.     3.74             Biokinetics

DB       Max Jackson                   Saint John's University (Minn.)                            Sr.     3.52             Accounting

DB       Jacob Mason                  Concordia University Wisconsin                            Sr.     3.74             Psychology

P         Turner Geisthardt             University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh                        Sr.     3.94             Kinesiology

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