Two MW Student-Athletes Named to CoSIDA Academic All-America At-Large Teams

AUSTIN, Texas – Air Force’s Lucas Fumagalli and Boise State’s Samantha Wicks earned spots on the 2016 Academic All-America Division I Men’s and Women’s At-Large Teams, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America.

Fumagalli, a Falcons men’s tennis player, earned third-team honors after achieving a 3.81 grade-point average while majoring in mechanical engineering. The native of New Braunfels, Texas, led the Falcons with 13 wins in singles play and was third on the team with 15 doubles victories. Air Force earned the six seed in the MW tournament, its highest seeding since 2005.

Wicks, a senior on the Broncos swimming and diving team in 2015-16, was named to the third team after earning a 3.94 grade-point average while working towards a degree in health science. The native of Anchorage, Alaska, was named MW Swimmer of the Year after winning five MW event titles (100 back, 200 IM, 200 FR, 400 FR and 200 MR).

To be eligible for selection on the teams, nominees must own a 3.3 cumulative grade-point average, have completed at least one year at their current institution and be a starter to significant contributor who has competed in at least half of their team’s competitions.