Forty-eight Spartans student-athletes were recognized for having a 3.0 or better GPA.
The Spartans begin the season at the Eastern Michigan Open on Nov. 3.
The finals take place on Saturday, Oct. 27 and are open to the public.
Honorees earned minimum grade point average of 3.7 for the 2011-12 academic year.
A record 294 Spartan student-athletes were honored for cumulative GPAs of 3.0 or better.
2012-13 (Junior) 12-9 Overall, 12-9 Open Tournaments: Finished 2-2 at the EMU Open ... Recorded 2-2 at the MSU Open ... Finished the NLO Open with a 2-2 record ... Defeated Matthew Irick of Indiana at the Cleveland State Open and went 3-2 ... Finishing the year 3-2 at the Edinboro Open ... Academic All-Big Ten honoree.
2011-12 (Sophomore) 12-12 Overall, 12-12 Open Tournaments: Went 1-2 at the EMU Open ... Finished 1-2 at the MSU Open ... Scored two falls at the Nittany Lion Open and went 2-2 ... Pinned Mark Colabucci of West Virginia at the Cleveland State Open and went 4-2 ... Competed and went 2-2 at the Simonson Open ... Also finished 2-2 at the Edinboro Open.
2010-11 (RS Freshman) 23-9 Overall, 2-3 Duals, 21-6 Open Tournaments: Went 5-1 at the EMU Open and placed third . . . Won the freshman/sophomore division of the MSU Open by finishing 4-0, notching a technical fall, a major decision, and a fall in the first three matches . . . Went 1-2 at the PSU Open . . . Competed in the Cleveland State Open and took home third place after finishing with a 6-1 record . . . Defeated Zack Voller of Oakland at Spartan Duals, pinning him 58 seconds into the match . . . Finished undefeated and placed first at the Simonson Open; recorded a fall over Cameron Vlahos of Purdue in the first-place match . . . Went 0-2 at Big Ten Championships.
2009-10 (Redshirt) 3-4 Overall: Compiled a 2-2 record in the Eastern Michigan Open ... Posted a 1-2 record at the Nittany Lion Open.
PREP: Went 186-22 for coach Frank Lafferty at Rochester High School ... Was the Michigan state high school runner-up as a junior, posting a 50-7 mark at 152 pounds ... Placed sixth in the state after going 49-10 as a sophomore ... Was unable to compete at the state finals as a senior due to an illness but went 50-0 with 44 pins in his final prep season ... Went 37-5 as a freshman and qualified for the state championships ... Three-time OAA league champion.
PERSONAL: Son of Richard Kaczanowski and Jody Godman ... Born March 12, 1991 ... Political science/pre-law major ... Lists his high school coach, Frank Lafferty, as his biggest wrestling influence.
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