MANHEIM, Pa. – Monarch wrestlers Kenan Carter and Michael McGee both earned a spot on the NWCA Division I All-Academic Team, which was announced Thursday morning. The team is comprised of just 155 student-athletes.
Junior Kenan Carter has a 3.61 cumulative GPA and has finished on the dean’s list during every semester at ODU. The 149 pounder is studying communication with a focus in public relations and is minoring in financial management. Carter finished the 2017-2018 season with a 23-14 record and took a fifth-place finish at the MAC Championship. Carter also earned a spot on the MAC All-Academic Wrestling Team.
McGee, a 2018 NCAA Qualifier also earned a spot on the 2018 NWCA All-Academic Team after boasting a 3.67 cumulative GPA. The true freshman studies sport management and earned a spot on the ODU dean’s list in the fall. The 2018 MAC Freshman of the Year won the 2018 125-pound MAC Championship. McGee also earned a spot on the VaSID All-State Second Team. The Illinois native was just one of 16 true freshman to qualify for the 2018 NCAA Tournament.