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Chase Balisy was WMU's representative on the NCHC Scholar-Athlete Team
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Balisy Named to NCHC Scholar-Athlete Team; 18 Named Academic All-Conference

Courtesy: WMU
Release: 03/11/2014
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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- Eighteen members on the Western Michigan hockey team have received National Collegiate Hockey Conference Academic All-Conference honors, while Chase Balisy has been named to the NCHC Scholar-Athlete Team as released by the NCHC on Tuesday.

The NCHC Scholar-Athlete Team consists of one student-athlete from each of the eight NCHC institutions. Each school selected their recipient based on criteria that included having at least a 3.25 grade-point average and having competed in at least 25 percent of their teams’ games in their career. Scholar-Athlete Team representatives also demonstrated athletic achievement on the ice and have given back to the community and/or the campus though service opportunities. To be eligible, a student-athlete must have completed a full year at their school. Balisy, the team’s captain, holds a 3.70 GPA in finance and finished second in the NCHC in scoring with 27 points.

To be named Academic All-Conference a student-athlete must hold a cumulative GPA over 3.00.

WMU’s NCHC Academic All-Conference Honorees
Chase Balisy, 3.70, Finance
Sam Bloomberg, 3.40, Marketing
Dennis Brown, 3.33, Finance
Chris Dienes, 3.31, Computer Science
Sheldon Dries, 3.10, Criminal Justice
Taylor Fleming, 3.88, Business
Aaron Hadley, 3.25, Business
Lukas Hafner, 3.59, Business
Will Kessel, 3.51, Sales & Business Marketing
David Killip, 4.00, Biomedical Sciences
Justin Kovacs, 3.07, Management
Mike McKee, 3.00, Exercise Science
Kenney Morrison, 3.34, General Business
Thomas Nitsche, 3.38, Business
Jordan Oesterle, 3.55, Finance
Josh Pitt, 3.27, Business
Frank Slubowski, 3.64, Management
Matt Stewart, 3.44, Sales & Business Marketing