A School Record 17 Panther Wrestlers Honored on All Big-12 Team

By Jerek Wolcott Assistant Athletic Director of Communications

IRVING, TEXAS – UNI wrestling placed a school-record 17 wrestlers on the 2021 Academic All-Big 12 Wrestling Team, including 16 on the First Team. The total surpasses last year's total of 11, including nine first-team honorees.

Patrick Schoenfelder was honored for the third time in his career. Kyle Biscoglia, Drew Bennett, Noah Glaser and Derek Holschlag all earned their second consecutive honor.

The number is second only to South Dakota State who placed 20 athletes overall.

First team members consist of those who have maintained a 3.20 or better GPA while the second team selections hold a 3.00 to 3.19 GPA.

To qualify, student-athletes must maintain a 3.00 GPA or higher either cumulative or the two previous semesters and must have participated in 20 percent of their team's scheduled contests. Freshmen and transfers are not eligible in their first year of academic residence. Senior student-athletes who have participated for a minimum of two years and meet all the criteria except percent of participation are also eligible.

First Team (3.2 GPA+)
Drew Bennett • R-So. • Marketing: Advertising & Digital Media
Kyle Biscoglia • R-So. • Biology and Biochemistry
Noah Glaser • R-So. • Movement and Exercise Science
Kyle Gollhofer • R-Fr. • Biology
Tyrell Gordon • R-So. • Criminology & Criminal Justice: Law Enforcement
Derek Holschlag • R-Jr. • Construction Management and Real Estate
Carter Isley • R-Sr. • Physical Education and Movement & Exercise Science
Parker Keckeisen • R-Fr. • Construction Management
Michael Kordek • R-Sr. • MA Communication Studies: Mass Communication
Cayd Lara • R-So. • Construction Management
John McConkey • R-So. • Marketing: Advertising & Digital Media and Business Administration
Kaleb Olejniczak • R-Fr. • Biology
Colin Realbuto • R-So. • Business Administration
Lance Runyon • R-Fr. • Movement and Exercise Science
Patrick Schoenfelder • R-Jr. • Elementary and Middle level Education
Brody Teske • R-So. • Bachelor of Liberal Studies

Second Team (3.0-3.19 GPA)
Triston Lara • R-Jr. • Bachelor of Liberal Studies