2015-16
1Georgia Gwinnett College
2Bellevue University
3Faulkner University
4Lewis-Clark State College
5Tennessee Wesleyan
6Westmont College
7Auburn University Montgomery
8University of South Carolina - Beaufort
9Tabor College
10University of Jamestown
RVMidland University
 
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Today
Baseball
Doane at 2:00 pm
Hastings CST
PPD to May 1
Doane at 2:00 pm
Hastings CST
Briar Cliff vs Cncl
(2)Bellevue University  
1x9-------Cancer Awareness Game at Werner Park (Papillion, NE)
Home Media
Visitor Media
Dakota Wesleyan at 3:00 pm
Mount Marty CST
Nebraska Wesleyan at 4:00 pm
Midland CST
Senior Day
Nebraska Wesleyan at Game
Midland 2
Doane at Game
Hastings 2
Dakota Wesleyan at Game
Mount Marty 2
Softball
Mount Marty at 5:00 pm
Hastings CST
Mount Marty at Game
Hastings 2
Today
Baseball
Doane at 2:00 pm
Hastings CST
PPD to May 1
Doane at 2:00 pm
Hastings CST
Dakota Wesleyan at 3:00 pm
Mount Marty CST
Nebraska Wesleyan at 4:00 pm
Midland CST
Senior Day
Nebraska Wesleyan at Game
Midland 2
Doane at Game
Hastings 2
Dakota Wesleyan at Game
Mount Marty 2
Softball
Mount Marty at 5:00 pm
Hastings CST
Mount Marty at Game
Hastings 2
Monday, May 2
Women's Golf
Briar Cliff at  
GPAC Qualifier No. 4 (Wild Oak GC - Mitchell, SD)
Midland at  
GPAC #4
Doane at  
GPAC Qualifier No. 4 (Wild Oak GC)
Hastings at  
GPAC #4 (Wild Oak)
College of Saint Mary at  
#4 GPAC Qualifier
Concordia at  
GPAC Qualifier No. 4
Morningside at  
GPAC Qualifier #4 - Mitchell, SD
Northwestern at  
@ GPAC Qualifier #4
Mount Marty at  
GPAC #4
Dakota Wesleyan at  
GPAC #4: Wild Oak Golf Club
Men's Golf
Hastings at  
Lochland Country Club Spring Invite
Today
Baseball
Briar Cliff vs Cncl
(2)Bellevue University  
1x9-------Cancer Awareness Game at Werner Park (Papillion, NE)
Home Media
Visitor Media
Yesterday
Softball
Dordt at Rain
Concordia Out
Dordt at Rain
Concordia Out
Women's Tennis
Nebraska Wesleyan vs Ppd
Mount Marty  
Men's Tennis
Hastings at 8
Midland 1
Women's Tennis
Hastings vs 7
Midland 2
Men's Golf
Midland at 10:00 am
Midland Shootout - Tatanka Golf Club
Mount Marty at  
Midland Invite - canceled due to weather
Men's Outdoor T&F
Concordia at
Day 3 - Drake Relays
Briar Cliff at No Team Score
Day 3 - Drake Relays (Des Moines, IA)
Doane at No Team Score
Day 4 - Drake Relays (Schedule)
Women's Outdoor T&F
Briar Cliff at No Team Score
Day 3 - Drake Relays (Des Moines, IA)
Concordia at
Day 3 - Drake Relays
Doane at No Team Score
Day 3 - Drake Relays
Friday, Apr 29
Baseball
Morningside at 7
Northwestern 3
Softball
Northwestern at 8
Mount Marty 4
Baseball
Morningside at 3
Northwestern 5
Softball
Northwestern at 1
Mount Marty 4
Concordia at 10
College of Saint Mary 0
Men's Tennis
Midland at 4
Morningside 5
 
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NWU Claims 2011-12 Dr. Myrvin Christropherson All-Academic Award
GPAC - Mon, Oct. 22, 2012

The Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) is proud to announce the winner of the 2011-12 GPAC-Christopherson All-Academic Award.    Nebraska Wesleyan University in Lincoln, Nebraska, claims the honor with the combined GPA of 3.29 among all of their student-athletes for the 2011-2012 academic year.  The Prairie Wolves won the award for the third time in school history.
 

"On behalf of the membership of the GPAC I want to commend Nebraska Wesleyan on winning the Dr. Christopherson All-Academic Award for 2011-12," said Corey Westra, GPAC Commissioner.  "A combined GPA of 3.29 with almost 500 student-athletes speaks volumes to the hard work and commitment of the Nebraska Wesleyan student-athletes, professors, coaches, and administrators."  "Nebraska Wesleyan is a charter member of the league and has won the All-Sports Trophy many times in the past and to win this award is a credit to their commitment to academics at their University," added Westra.

"We expect Nebraska Wesleyan student-athletes to be outstanding students AND outstanding athletes," said Nebraska Wesleyan Faculty Athletic Representative Dr. Loy Watley. "The preparation and hard work they put into their sports matches the preparation and hard work they put into their studies. Our faculty, staff, coaches, and administrators are excited to join the GPAC in recognizing the outstanding work of Nebraska Wesleyan's student-athletes."

"We are very excited and proud that our student athletes are the recipients of the 2011-12 Dr. Myrvin Christopherson All-Academic Award," said Nebraska Wesleyan Athletic Director Dr. Ira Zeff.  "One of Nebraska Wesleyan's core values is excellence and this achievement is another example of our student-athletes long standing tradition of excellence on the field and in the classroom." 

The Christopherson All-Academic Award, which began in 2005-2006, is named in honor of former Dana College* President Dr. Myrvin Christopherson's faithful and long-term service to student-athletes in the GPAC.  Dr. Christopherson retired following the 2004-2005 academic year after 19 years of dedicated leadership at Dana College.

President Christopherson served as the first chair of the GPAC Council of Presidents, which was formed in 2004.  Dr. Christopherson was very active with the NAIA serving on the Council of Presidents for many years up until his retirement.  In the late 1950s and early 1960s, Christopherson was a Viking student athlete himself, playing for the men's basketball and baseball teams.

Concordia University and Hastings College were second and third in the overall All-Academic standings for 2011-12 with 3.23 and 3.21 GPA's respectively.  Morningside College had the top GPA among women's sports with a 3.44, while Nebraska Wesleyan led the men's sports with a 3.22.

 

GPAC Christopherson All-Academic Award Winners

2005-2006 – Mount Marty College

2006-2007 – Mount Marty College

2007-2008 – Mount Marty College

2008-2009 – Nebraska Wesleyan University

2009-2010 – Not Awarded**

2010-2011 – Nebraska Wesleyan University

2011-2012 – Nebraska Wesleyan University

 

*Dana College was a charter member of the Nebraska-Intercollegiate (Iowa) Athletic Conference (1969) and Great Plains Athletic Conference (2000).  The college closed in the summer of 2010 after 126 years of operation in Blair, Nebraska.  The GPAC Christopherson All-Academic Award continues in the conference to honor Dr. Christopherson's  many years of service.

**The Christopherson All-Academic Award was not awarded for 2009-2010 in recognition of Dana College's closure.  The GPAC wished to honor Dana's many years of membership in the NIAC and GPAC by not awarding the Christopherson All-Academic Award for one year.