13 Bearcat Men Earn Spots On MIAA Academic Honor Roll Dor Outdoor Track & Field

The Northwest Missouri State University Bearcat men’s outdoor track and field teams had 13 student-athletes honored by the MIAA for their effort in the classroom and on the competition platform.

The MIAA announced its Academic Awards for the 2020 men’s outdoor track and field season. More than 160 men’s student-athletes were recognized for their work in the classroom.

Two Bearcat men’s track and field competitors, Jonathan Bock and Dakota Schmidt, earned the distinguished Academic Excellence Award. An MIAA Academic Excellence Award recipient must have a grade point average used by the institution for purposes of NCAA academic certification of 4.00 or better at the certifying member institution. The honoree also must have at least two terms of attendance at the certifying member institution, excluding summer terms. The complete list of Academic Excellence members for men’s outdoor track and field is available here.

Name Year GPA Major Hometown
Jonathan Bock R-Fr. 4.00 Chemistry: Biochemistry Eudora, Kansas
Dakota Schmidt So. 4.00 Applied Health: Exercise Science Platte City, Missouri

The achievement of Academic Honor Roll was accomplished by 13 Bearcat men’s outdoor track and field performers. To be recognized on the Academic Honor Roll, one must have a grade point average used by the institution for purposes of NCAA academic certification of 3.00 at the certifying member institution. The individual must also have at least two terms of attendance at the certifying member institution, excluding summer terms. The complete list of Academic Honor Roll recipients for men’s outdoor track and field is available here.

Name Year GPA Major Hometown
Karim Achengli Sr. 3.06 Business Management Adra, Spain
Jonathan Bock R-Fr. 4.00 Chemistry: Biochemistry Eudora, Kansas
Tucker Dahle Jr. 3.43 Biology/Psychology St. Joseph, Missouri
Caelon Harkey Jr. 3.27 Political Science Bellevue, Nebraska
Anthony Karim R-Fr. 3.05 International Business Washington, Missouri
Marcus Klein Sr. 3.98 Mathematics Harlan, Iowa
Cliff Nichols Sr. 3.50 Horticulture Clinton, Missouri
Jacob Norris So. 3.82 Business Economics Papillion, Nebraska
Ian Richmond So. 3.07 Applied Health: Exercise Science Kirksville, Missouri
Dakota Schmidt So. 4.00 Applied Health: Exercise Science Platte City, Missouri
Brock Swindler Jr. 3.58 Applied Health: Exercise Science Hamilton, Missouri
Josh Warner Sr. 3.29 MBA – General Management Grant City, Missouri
Collin Welch Jr. 3.48 Wildlife Ecology and Conservation Macon, Missouri