Local athlete on fall academic squad
December 9, 2011
Pella, Iowa—Jake Petersen, sr., football, A graduate of Gladbrook-Reinbeck High School, with a GPA OF 3.525, is one of 42 Central College student-athletes receiving fall academic all-Iowa Conference honors. Three-time league MVP and women’s golfer of the year Sarah Paulson (senior, Ottumwa) is among the Dutch standouts that also excel academically. Also listed is Chelsea Grieger (senior, Pella), a three-time all-conference volleyball player who smashed three school records this season, and Jeremy Snead (senior, Altoona, Southeast Polk HS), a three-time league selection in football. To qualify for the honor a student-athlete must compete at the varsity level, be at least a sophomore in academic standing and achieve a 3.5 or better cumulative grade point average (4.0 scale). Central had 41 student-athletes on last year’s fall team.
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