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Five Monarchs Named to VaSID All-Academic Team

July 15, 2019
By ODU Athletics

ASHLAND, Va. - Old Dominion University athletics featured five student-athletes on the Virginia Sports Information Directors Academic All-State Team, VaSID announced on Monday.

Iris Achterhof, Oshane Ximines, Niko Klosterhalfen, Sana Tufail and Michael McGee received the honor for ODU.

To be eligible, a student-athlete must have at least a 3.25 cumulative grade point average, and be a sophomore or higher.

VaSID is comprised of sports information or athletics communications professionals from intercollegiate institutions throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia. Membership is open to any individual affiliated with one of the state’s institutions at the NCAA Division I, Division II, Division III, NAIA, USCAA, NJCAA, community college and independent levels, provided that individual’s area of responsibility lies within the realm of sports information.

Old Dominion VaSID All-Academic Team
Iris Achterhof, Groningen, Netherlands, 3.99, Business Analytics and Finance double major, Women’s Soccer
Oshane Ximines, Ahoskie, N.C., 3.35 Business, Football
Niko Klosterhalfen, Sr., Koenigswinter, Germany, 3.89, Psychcology, Men's Soccer
Sana Tufail, Sr., Abu Dhabi, UAE, 3.80, Speech Pathology, Women's Golf 
Michael McGee, So., Bolingbrook, Ill., Sport Management, Wrestling

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