Eslinger, Losli and Sims Receive Academic Honors

Eslinger named to Academic All-District V team

Minnesota Gopher center Greg Eslinger, defensive end Mark Losli and linebacker Dominique Sims were named to the CoSIDA (College Sports Information Directors of America) Academic All-District V team.

Greg Eslinger, a 6-foot-3, 285-pound junior center from Bismarck, is majoring in Inter-College Program and carries a 3.57 cumulative grade point average. Eslinger is a candidate for the Rimington Award for the top center in the country. He was a Third-Team All-American by the Associated Press last year, becoming the second All-American center coached by Glen Mason (Ben Hamilton). Eslinger was also a first team All-Big Ten selection by the coaches and the media last season.

Defensive end Mark Losli, a 6-foot-6, 295-pound junior from Spring Lake Park, is majoring in Finance/Management Info. Systems and carries a 3.67 cumulative grade point average.

Dominique Sims, a 6-foot-1, 230-pound linebacker from Minneapolis (MN) DeLaSalle, is majoring in Animal Science and carries a 3.23 cumulative grade point average.

District V includes all Division I-A and I-AA football teams in Illinois, Indiana, Minnesota and Wisconsin. Eslinger. Losli and Sims will advance to the national Academic All-America ballot.

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