Cadet First Class Benjamin Burmester and Cadet First Class Chase Bockstruck were two of only thirty-three men's Division 1A rugby players to make the national USA Rugby Academic Honor Roll for the 2015-2016 academic school year.
"Division 1A is an elite collegiate rugby competition sanctioned and administered by USA Rugby. The conference-based league features 40 elite men’s college rugby teams competing in six conferences: Big Ten, California, East, Mid-South, Red River, West, and two Independent teams. The regular season sees all teams in the conference play one another, with the competitions 12 highest ranked teams qualifying for the post-season. Playoffs consist of three rounds of single elimination matches leading up to the D1A National Championship match." -USA Rugby D1A Website