The Bethany College wrestling team has earned the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics/National Wrestling Coaches Association All-Academic Award for the 2013 season.
The team tied for sixth place with a team grade point average of 3.14.
The NAIA/NWCA recognizes the importance of strong academics within its programs and sport. There were 52 individuals that qualified for the national tournament with at least a 3.25 grade point average.
Colby Crank, junior from Hutchinson, received sixth place with a grade point average of 3.74.
"I am proud of Colby on his individual accomplishment and we are glad to see that our study halls are paying off," Bethany coach Jacob Marrs said. "It is our goal to improve and to contend for the academic national title every year."