Sophomore pitcher Chad Luensmann has earned first-team All-District 7 honors from the the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). The CoSIDA released its Academic All-District teams on Thursday.
Luensmann joins players from Colorado, Idaho, Kansas, Montana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas and Wyoming on the All-District 7 team. It is comprised of 11 players total.
He is also one of six Big Ten players to received the Academic All-District honor, which includes Max Herrmann of Rutgers (District 2), Michigan’s Michael Hendrickson
(District 5), Michigan State’s Zack McGuire and Dan Chmielewski
(District 5) and Pat McInerney of Illinois (District 5). Luensmann is now eligible for the CoSIDA Academic All-America Team ballot.
The sophomore holds a 3.80 grade-point average in mechanical
engineering, was the 2016 Big Ten Freshman of the Year and is a
three-time member of the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll.
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