Wallner Named to Academic All-District Team, All-America Ballot

| November 7, 2013


Junior soccer defender Jeff Wallner has been named to the first team Academic All-District, which includes schools in 10 states. His name will also be placed on the national ballot for the Academic All-America team to be announced in late November.

Wallner is pursuing a double major in mathematics and education. He has a 3.97 cumulative grade point average, including perfect 4.0 the last two semesters. He has twice been named to the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SLIAC) all-academic team.

Wallner is the first Webster student-athlete to receive this honor since tennis player Ryan Fassler in May 2011. Wallner is vying to become the University’s first Academic All-American since women’s soccer player Christy Capkovic in November 2010.

The Academic All-America program is administered by the College Sports Information Directors of America and sponsored by Capital One. Separate district teams are chosen for NCAA Divisions I, II and III plus non-NCAA schools.

Webster student-athletes are eligible for the NCAA Division III district team. To be eligible, a student-athlete must be at least a sophomore with a 3.2 cumulative GPA and a starter or key reserve in their sport. In Webster’s district, nominations are accepted from schools in 10 states: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Missouri, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia; as well as Puerto Rico.

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  1. Debra Carpenter says:

    Congratulations, Jeff, for representing Webster Gorloks in such an outstanding fashion. Best wishes on the upcoming voting.