Ackerman named to academic all-district team

Feb 09, 2017 • Athletics

Lexi Ackerman, a 5-10 senior guard from Rock Rapids, Iowa, was named to the 2016-17 College Division Academic All-District 3 Women’s Basketball Team as selected by College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).

As an all-district selection, Ackerman’s name will go on the national ballot for selection of the 2016-17 College Division Academic All-America Women’s Basketball Team.

Ackerman has a 3.62 cumulative grade point average (GPA) with a major in biology.

She is averaging 15.2 points and 5.2 rebounds per game and leads the Mustangs with 84 assists for an average of 3.1 per game.

Ackerman is the ninth leading scorer and 23rd leading rebounder in Morningside history with 1583 career points and 522 career rebounds, respectively.

Athletes must be of at least sophomore academic status, be a starter or significant reserve, and have a cumulative GPA of 3.30 or higher to be eligible for CoSIDA Academic All-America honors.