Pros2Preps’ first team All-Academic defensive roster

Arizona Sports News online

Based on nominations from coaches and members of the community, we compiled our first annual Arizona All-Academic first team and honorable mention players on defense for the 2012 football season. Measuring the best Arizona has to offer both on the playing field and in the class room. first team All-Academic All-Academic Honorable Mention


-Blake Krofchik, Bradshaw Mountain, 3.84 GPA
-Conner Svetly, Chaparral, 4.3 GPA



-Aaron Blank, Mountain Pointe, 3.5 GPA
-Tanner Flesher, Paradise Valley, 3.3 GPA
-John Robert Klass, Ironwood Ridge, 4.02 GPA
-Robbie Kleifield, Chaparral, SO, 3.8 GPA unweighted
-Trevor Lane, Hamilton, 3.45 GPA
-Jake Matthews, Ironwood Ridge, 3.66 GPA
-Abe Mendivil, Apollo, 3.83 GPA
-Chris Nangle, Willow Canyon, 3.2 GPA
-Luke Parrish, Hamilton, 3.63 GPA
-Kristian Salinas, Horizon, 3.45 GPA
-Zack Schira, North Canyon, 4.2 GPA
-Chris Shaver, Agua Fria, 3.2 GPA
-Santana Sterling, Hamilton, 3.50 GPA
-Shane Till, Queen Creek, 3.36 GPA



-Alex Flower, North Canyon, 4.04 GPA
-Jalen Jenkins, Hamilton, 3.23 GPA
-Cole Luke, Hamilton, 3.02 GPA
-Ryan McKinley, Boulder Creek, 3.45 GPA
-Tim Murphy, Chaparral, 4.4 GPA
-Jordan Schlueter, Notre Dame Prep, 4.0 GPA – 66 tackles, 4 INT
-Scott Simmons, Ironwood Ridge, 4.1 GPA
-Levi Sterling, Hamilton, 3.91 GPA
-Sedacy Walden, North Canyon, 3.54 GPA



-Riley Donahue, Willow Canyon, 4.3 GPA
-Michael Harlan, Pinnacle, 3.8 GPA weighted, 3.7 unweighted
-Jacob Mara, North Canyon, 3.75
-John McDowell, Campo Verde, 3.58 GPA



-Jake Noonan, Salpointe, 4.0 GPA


To see our First Team All-Academic offensive list, Click Here