Lehmann garners CoSIDA Academic All-America recognition

By Jacob Knabel on Nov. 30, 2015 in Football

SEWARD, Neb. – Named an Academic All-District selection on Nov. 6, Concordia University junior Hallick Lehmann has been elevated to College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-America® College Division Football Team, as announced on Monday. Senior kicker Adam Meirose joined Lehmann with all-district honors.

The CoSIDA Academic All-America® Football Teams have been released to recognize the nation’s top student-athletes for their combined performances athletically and in the classroom. For more information about the Academic All-District™ and Academic All-America® Teams program, please visit http://cosida.com/.

Lehmann, a native of Albion, Neb., started all 10 games at left tackle this season in helping running back Bryce Collins earn a second-straight first team all-conference honor. Collectively, the Concordia offense averaged 29.4 points and 370.9 yards per game in 2015. The 6-foot-5 Lehmann is a psychology major and a Boone Central High School alum.

The 24-member CoSIDA Academic All-America® College Division team combined for an average GPA of 3.78. Three Academic All-Americans sport a 4.0 GPA. Five of the honorees attend GPAC institutions. During the 2014-15 academic year, a school record 11 Bulldog student-athletes earned academic all-district accolades.