Three Aggies named to Academic All-District 8 Team

Nov. 16, 2017

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DAVIS, Calif. - A trio of sophomores that includes psychology major Marcus Cummins, English major Nick Fehrenbach and managerial economics major Tiger Garcia were named to the 2017 College Sports Information Directors of America Academic All-District® Football Team, when the organization announced its selections on Thursday.

UC Davis' three student-athletes are the most among all District 8 FCS schools and second only to Stanford's four. In all, 26 players from 14 teams comprise this year's honor roll.

The Academic All-District team recognizes the nation's top student-athletes for their combined performances on the field and in the classroom. All three Aggies will advance to the CoSIDA Academic All-America® Team ballot, with first- and second-team Academic All-America honorees announced in December.

Cummins, Fehrenbach and Garcia hold respective GPAs of 3.91, 3.41 and 3.97.

UC Davis, one of 15 public four-year colleges with high graduation rates leading to high incomes, will head to Sacramento State on Saturday for the 64th Causeway Classic, kickoff from Hornet Stadium is slated for 2 p.m.


NCAA DIVISION I -- DISTRICT 8 FIRST TEAM (AK, AZ, CA, HI, NV, OR, UT, WA, Canada)

Pos.  Name/School/Yr./GPA             
QB    Justin Herbert, Oregon, So., 4.08            
RB    Patrick Laird, California, Jr., 3.51                
RB    Ryan Nall, Oregon State, Jr., 3.41              
WR   Marcus Cummins, UC Davis, So., 3.91  
WR    Justin Priest, San Diego, Jr., 3.40              
TE     Andrew Vollert, Weber State, Sr., 3.34               
OL     Johnny Capra, Utah, Jr., 3.96               
OL     Christian Boettcher, Arizona, Sr., 3.60              
OL     Jesse Burkett, Stanford, Sr., 3.50    
OL     Justin Outslay, Portland State, Sr., 3.91, 
OL     Calvin Throckmorton, Oregon, Jr., 3.76   
K       Matt Anderson, California, Gr., 3.56       
ST     Richard McNitzky, Stanford, So., 3.88            
DL     Nick Fehrenbach, UC Davis, So., 3.41      
DL     Harrison Phillips, Stanford, Sr., 3.35               
DL     Connor Spencer, San Diego, Jr., 3.78      
DL     Jacoby Wildman, Utah State, Jr., 3.65   
LB     Ben Burr-Kirven, Washington, Jr., 3.58     
LB     Frank Ginda, San José State,  Jr., 3.43   
LB     Adam Pulsipher, Brigham Young, Gr., 3.83  
LB     Casey Toohill, Stanford, Jr., 3.67      
DB     Baron Gajkowski, Utah State, So., 3.63    
DB     Tiger Garcia, UC Davis, So., 3.97        
DB     Max Michaels, San Diego, Sr., 3.95             
DB     Taylor Rapp, Washington, So., 3.66        
P        Mitch Wishnowsky, Utah, Sr., 3.40             



 

 

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