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Tue, Jul. 15, 2014 - [KWU]

WICHITA – Kansas Wesleyan landed 49 student-athletes on the KCAC Academic All-KCAC teams for the winter and spring sports as recently announced by the conference.

 

Wesleyan's total of 49 student-athletes was second highest in the conference, behind Friends University who had 51 student-athletes receive the honor. Wesleyan had 39 honorees during the fall, giving KWU a total of 88 Academic All-KCAC honorees for the year, the second highest total in the conference behind Friends that had 98.

 

The sports of men's and women's basketball, men's and women's tennis, men's and women's golf, baseball, softball and men's and women's track (indoor and outdoor combined) were among the sports honored.

 

The following student-athletes were honored in their respective sports

 
Men's Basketball had five student-athletes receive the honor:
NAMEACADEMIC YRMAJORHOMETOWN
Dane BrinkerSr.Pre-Physical TherapySeneca, Kan.
Michael JohnsonSr.Business ManagementAlice, Texas
Joey LongJr.AccountingBroken Arrow, Okla.
Tracer PaulJr.Biomedical ChemistryOsage City, Kan.
Dylan HidalgoJr.Personal TrainingTucson, Ariz.
    
Women's Basketball had eight student-athletes receive the honor:
NAMEACADEMIC YRMAJORHOMETOWN
Alecia SmithGRADMBAElkhart, Kan.
Bethany JefferySr.Athletic TrainingMankato, Kan.
Vanessa KresinSr.PsychologyGlen Elder, Kan.
Niki WilsonJr.Athletic TrainingBentonville, Ark.
Samantha McColganJr.Pre-Physicial TherapyMemphis, Tenn.
Caley GrevingJr.Sports ManagementPrairie View, Kan.
Brittney SteverJr.Pre-NursingClearwater, Kan.
Shelby HeimJr.Elementary EducationHoxie, Kan.
    
Men's Tennis had two student-athletes receive the honor
NAMEACADEMIC YRMAJORHOMETOWN
Leonardo MendezSr.Computer ScienceBogota, Colombia
Alex WhiteSr.SpeechVan, Texas
    
Women's Tennis had one student-athlete receive the honor
NAMEACADEMIC YRMAJORHOMETOWN
Maria RodriguezSr.Business Management / AccountingOklahoma City, Okla.
    
Women's Golf had two student-athletes receive the honor
NAMEACADEMIC YRMAJORHOMETOWN
Monika GrantJr.BiologySalina, Kan.
Kamie RashSr.Exercise ScienceSyracuse, Kan.
    
Men's Track had two student-athletes receive the honor
NAMEACADEMIC YRMAJORHOMETOWN
Ryan IngrassiaSr.Criminal JusticeSalina, Kan.
Jason BerrySr.Computer ScienceCrestwood, Ky.
    
Women's Track had one student-athlete receive the honor
NAMEACADEMIC YRMAJORHOMETOWN
Rebekah HallmanSr.Elementary EducationEads, Colo.
    
Competitive Cheer had four student-athletes receive the honor
NAMEACADEMIC YRMAJORHOMETOWN
Rebecca LyneSr.BiologySalina, Kan.
Meagan AyersJr.Elementary EducationSalina, Kan.
Anna MorrissetteSr.Elementary EducationConcordia, Kan.
Alex PierceJr.PsychologyMankato, Kan.
    
The Baseball team had 13 student-athletes receive the honor
NAMEACADEMIC YRMAJORHOMETOWN
Michael McGovernJr.AccountingGrand Junction, Colo.
Luke CurrySo.Secondary EducationSalina, Kan.
Kyle StorySr.Exercise ScienceLakewood, Colo.
Kyle BuchananJr.Criminal JusticePlacerville, Calif.
Jordan RousselleSo.ReligionAurora, Colo.
Jonathan DardisSo.Criminal JusticeFullerton, Calif.
Jeremy RosenthalJr.Accounting

Reno, Nev.

Jake FoxSr.Eng. Physics / Computer Info Sys.Eads, Colo.
Dalton EastepJr.Exercise ScienceSalina, Kan.
Brandon MaioJr.Physical EducationNapa, Calif.
Alex PollardSr.Criminal JusticeBarstow, Calif.
AJ KissingerJr.Criminal JusticeRancho Palos Verdes, Calif.
Adam MatzJr.Computer ScienceLincolnville, Kan.
    
The Softball team had 11 student-athletes receive the honor
NAMEACADEMIC YRMAJORHOMETOWN
Kylee TimberlakeSr.Physical EducationBonner Springs, Kan.
Rachel RheaumeJr.Biomedical ChemistryRiley, Kan.
Hannah HoltSr.Public RelationsShawnee, Kan.
Kimberly PattersonJr.Elementary EducationHutchinson, Kan.
Lindsey WeaverJr.CommunicationsColorado Springs, Colo.
Hannah BapstSr.PsychologyPhoenix, Ariz.
Kirstie ZimmermanSr.Athletic TrainingSan Jose, Calif.
Ashley MoonSr.Graphic DesignSpokane, Wash.
Apryl SaundersJr.Biomedical ChemistryHarrah, Okla.
Lauren SzoboscanSr.Elementary EducationRancho Cordova, Calif.
Carrie WiegandSr.Pre-NursingMadera, Calif.
 

In order to be named Academic All-KCAC, student-athletes must have sophomore academic standing at the start of the sport season, maintain a minimum grade point average of 3.333 on a 4.0 scale, and letter in their sport.

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