The Louisiana Tech women’s bowling team lands two on the College Sports Communicators Academic All-District Team on Tuesday afternoon.
Lindsay Manning has been LA Tech’s leadoff bowling throughout the 2022-23 season while being named to the Southland All-Conference third team and the National Tenpin Coaches Association All-American honorable mention team.
Manning earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology and just graduated with a master’s degree in counseling and guidance-human services with a 4.0-grade point average. Manning isn’t a first-timer in being honored for her hard work in the classroom. She’s been placed on the C-USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll in 2019-2022 along with being a C-USA Academic Medalist from 2019-2022 and Southland Bowling League’s Academic Honor Roll from 2020-22.
Alongside Manning, Allie Leiendecker was also named to the Academic All-District Team. Leiendecker served as anchor bowling for the Lady Techsters in the 2022-23 season. She was named to the Southland All-Conference first team while also being on the National Tenpin Coaches Association All-American second team.
Leiendecker is currently pursuing a degree in child development while also working towards an MBA in the concurrent program with a 3.67-grade point average. From 2020-22, Leiendecker was named to the Southland Bowling League’s Academic Honor Roll along with the C-USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll 2020-22
The 2023 Academic All-District® Women’s At-Large Teams, selected by College Sports Communicators, recognize the nation’s top student-athletes for their combined performances in the athletic realm and the classroom. The CSC Academic All-America® program separately recognizes honorees in four divisions — NCAA Division I, NCAA Division II, NCAA Division III, and NAIA.