WAYNE – A pair of Wayne State College women’s soccer players were named to the 2022 Academic All-District team selected by College Sports Communicators.
According to a release from Wayne State Athletics, Wildcat representatives were Chloe Schlines and Annika Syvrud.
The College Sports Communicators Academic All-America program recognizes the nation’s top student-athletes for their combined performances on the field and in the classroom. Student-athletes have to maintain a minimum 3.50 grade point average to be eligible for the honor.
Schlines, a 5-9 senior defender from Council Bluffs, Iowa (Lewis Central HS), maintains a 3.87 grade point average majoring in criminal justice and psychology. This season, Chloe led the team in minutes played (1,431) in 17 starts while recording six shots and three shots on goal. Schlines was a Second Team All-NSIC selection in 2021 as a junior and started 38 of her 46 games played during her Wildcat career. She is a three-time NSIC All-Academic Team of Excellence honoree.
Syvrud, a 5-10 junior midfielder from Rock Springs, Wyoming (Rock Springs HS), carries a 3.84 grade point average majoring in pre-med/biology and chemistry. This season, she was named All-NSIC Second Team after recording three goals. She was named the NSIC Offensive Player of the Week September 26th after two goals in a 3-0 win over Minnesota Crookston followed by a penalty kick goal in a 1-1 tie vs. Bemidji State. Syvrud finished the season tied for first on the team in shots on goal (14) and was third in shots with 19 despite missing the final two games due to injury.
Academic All-District honorees advance to the College Sports Communicators All-America ballot with All-America selections announced in early December.
The Wayne State College women’s soccer team finished the 2022 season with records of 3-11-4 overall and 12th place in the NSIC with a 3-9-3 league mark.