The Kohawk pair were the only players from the Iowa Conference selected to the 12-player team. Henning was the only catcher selected, while Jacobson was one of five infielders selected to the team.
Jacobson, a Biology and Neuroscience major, split time on the mound and playing the two corner spots of the infield. He had a career-year at the plate, hitting .301 on the year with 31 hits and 19 runs scored. He had 10 doubles and a triple, while driving in 13 runs. Jacobson was 3-3 on the mound this season in 12 appearances and nine starts with a 4.38 ERA. Jacobson was a career .279 hitter with 50 hits, 32 runs scored, 12 doubles, a triple and a home run. He also drove in 29 runs. On the bump, Jacobson was 18-7 with a 4.24 ERA. He recorded 149 career strikeouts, including a career-high 48 this season.
Henning, a Biology, Neuroscience and Molecular Biology major, hit .284 on the year. Henning appeared in 26 games with 21 starts, having to miss a portion of the season with an injury. Henning had 21 hits, including two doubles, a triple and three home runs. He drove in 16 runs and scored 12. Henning had a career-high 14 putouts against Nebraska Wesleyan earlier this year, while also recording a career-high four assists against the Prairie Wolves. Henning enters his senior season with a .293 career batting average. He has 109 career hits and 66 career runs scored, while having 17 doubles, six triples and 11 home runs. Henning has brought in 91 runs.
To be eligible for the team, a student-athlete must have a 3.3 cumulative GPA and have the proper athletic accomplishments to be placed on the ballot. The 2017 CoSIDA Academic All-District® Baseball Teams, selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America, have been released to recognize the nation's top student-athletes for their combined performances athletically and in the classroom. Jacobson and Henning are now eligible for the CoSIDA Academic All-American team, which will be released on May 31.