University of Northern Iowa junior women's tennis player Jessica Kunzelmann has been named to the CoSIDA Academic All-District VII Women's At-Large University Division team as selected by CoSIDA and announced by coordinating officials on Thursday.
Kunzelmann posted an overall season record of 27-8 in 2010-11. Kunzelmann owns the highest career winning percentage of any Panther in the history of the program with a mark of .735 (72-26 overall). Kunzelmann also tied for sixth on the all-time single season victory list with 27 wins.
For making the 10-member team, Kunzelmann, who has a 3.97 grade point average in finance, will now advance to the national ballot for Academic All-America consideration. The women's at-large team includes student-athletes from the sports of bowling, crew, fencing, field hockey, golf, gymnastics, ice hockey, lacrosse, rife, skiing, swimming & diving, tennis and water polo.
The academic all-district team honors student-athletes who excel both on the playing field and in the classroom. The awards are sponsored by and on voted on by the members of the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). District VII includes schools in the states of Colorado, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wyoming, and the Canadian provinces of Alberta and Saskatchewan. Selections are open to student-athletes who have reached sophomore academic standing and carry at least a 3.30 G.P.A. The university division includes Division I schools.
District 7 Winners
Hailee Elmore, Saint Louis, Gr., Springfield, Ill., 3.93, Communication Sciences & Disorders
Amy Anderson, North Dakota State, So., Oxbow, N.D., 4.00, Accounting
Tori Gutt, Northern Colorado, Sr., Tucson, Ariz., 4.00, Criminal Justice & Journalism
Jessica Kunzelmann, UNI, Jr., Bollschweil, Germany, 3.97, Finance
Katharina Voelkel, Missouri State, Sr., Hanover, Germany, 4.0 Biology/Mathematics
Ryann McGough, Nebraska, Sr., LaPorte, Colo., 3.94, Psychology
Dominique Bouchard, Missouri, So., North Bay, Ontario, 3.80, Biology
Allie Smith, Wyoming, Sr., Sandy, Utah, 3.94, Mathematics
Melissa Greeves, Denver, Sr., Melbourne, Australia, 4.0, Biology
Nicole Schneider, Kansas, Sr., Lenexa, Kan., 3.94, Civil Engineering