The University of Findlay wrestling team had five individuals earn NCAA Division II Academic All-American accolades. In addition, the Roughnecks finished eighth nationally with a team grade point average of 3.271 to earn Academic All-American status.
In order for a student-athlete to be nominated to the Division II All-Academic Team, they need to have a minimum 3.00 cumulative grade point average on a 4.0 scale. The student-athlete must also be in at least his second full year at his school, be a varsity member on his team or a key reserve, demonstrate a degree of skill and have a minimum of two letters of recommendation (academic advisor and coach) submitted on his behalf.
Metz carries a 3.65 GPA in Biology, Phillips has a 3.47 GPA in Pre-Physical Therapy, White has a 3.13 GPA in Hospitality Management, Beck sports a 3.67 GPA in Pre-Physical Therapy and Bissell has accumulated a 3.63 GPA in Criminal Justice.