MAC Announces 2010 Academic All-MAC Wrestling Team

Updated 3/18/2010


10 Student-Athletes are honored in voting by conference Faculty Athletic Representatives


For Immediate Release-Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Cleveland, Ohio - The Mid-American Conference announced its 2010 Academic All-MAC Wrestling team today, as voted by faculty athletic representatives at MAC institutions.  A total of 10 student-athletes were named to the team. 

Chris Jenkins (2007, 2009, 2010), a senior from Eastern Michigan, and Seth Morton (2008, 2009, 2010), a senior from Ohio, are both three time Academic All-MAC honorees.  Two-time selections include sophomore Kevin Smith (2009, 2010) of Buffalo and junior Ross Tice (2009, 2010) of Kent State.

First time honorees include: John-Martin Cannon, Buffalo; Donnie Corby, Central Michigan; Aaron Sulzer, Eastern Michigan; Mallie Shuster, Kent State; Vince Castillo, Northern Illinois; and Patrick McLemore, Northern Illinois.

The Academic All-MAC honor is for a student-athlete who has excelled in athletics and academics.  To qualify, a student-athlete must have at least a 3.20 cumulative GPA and have participated in at least 50 percent of the contests for that particular sport.  First-year students and junior college transfers in their first year of residence are not eligible for the award.  Outstanding academic and athletic accomplishments for the current season are only considered.

2010 Academic All-MAC Wrestling Team

John-Martin Cannon, Buffalo, Sophomore, 3.313 GPA, Elementary Education

Kevin Smith, Buffalo, Sophomore, 3.625 GPA, Exercise Science

Donnie Corby, Central Michigan, Redshirt Freshman, 3.36 GPA, Undeclared

Chris Jenkins, Eastern Michigan, Senior, 3.51 GPA, Criminal Justice

Aaron Sulzer, Eastern Michigan, Sophomore, 3.78 GPA, Accounting

Mallie Shuster, Kent State, Sophomore, 3.59 GPA, Photo Illustration

Ross Tice, Kent State, Junior, 3.32 GPA, Education

Vince Castillo, Northern Illinois, Junior, 3.50 GPA, Kinesiology

Patrick McLemore, Northern Illinois, Junior, 3.20 GPA, Physical Education

Seth Morton, Ohio, Senior, 3.30 GPA, Exercise Physiology