TULSA, Okla. – Oral Roberts junior pole vaulter Justin Estala has been named to the CoSIDA Academic All-America third team, it was announced Friday. Estala's honor makes it three Academic All-Americans for ORU this year with Kaily Cox (women's soccer) and Trevor Torgerson (men's golf) also earning the distinction.
A two-time indoor USTFCCCA All-American in the pole vault, Estala carries a 3.84 GPA in sports management. A Summit League All-Academic Team selection, he finished 10th in the nation at the 2016 NCAA Indoor National Championship and won five straight indoor pole vault events, including the Summit League Championship.
Name School Yr. Hometown GPA Major
Connor Branick South Dakota State Sr. Sioux Falls, S.D. 3.98 Biotechnology
Rob Denault Villanova Sr. Aurora, Ontario 3.56 Marketing / MIS
Justin Estala Oral Roberts Jr. Paris, Ark. 3.84 Sports management
Willy Fink Eastern Michigan Gr. Maumee, Ohio 3.87 Biology (UG) / chemistry (G)
Luke Guigliano Bucknell Sr. Sparta, N.J. 3.97 Mechanical engineering
Luis Hanssler Memphis Sr. Ratingen, Germany 3.89 International business
J.D. LaFayette Illinois State So. Normal, Ill. 4.00 Computer science
Albert Maeder Central Arkansas Sr. Norman, Okla. 4.00 Biology
Paul O'Donoghue High Point Sr. Franklin, Mass. 3.90 Mathematics
Tim Rackers Tulsa Sr. St. Louis, Mo. 3.95 Mechanical engineering / Spanish
Caleb Rhynard Michigan State Sr. Shepherd, Mich. 3.95 Kinesiology
David Scouten Liberty Sr. Brooklyn, Mich. 3.95 Criminal justice & accounting
Brian Waterfield William & Mary Gr. Chesapeake, Va. 3.39 Master's of accounting (G) / finance (UG)
Harrison Williams Stanford So. Memphis, Tenn. 3.39 Undeclared
Devin Wright Utah State Jr. Monticello, Utah 3.94 Biology
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