Northeast student-athletes earn conference academic honors

by jamesc  6/16/2017 10:59:20 AM -- 

AMES, IA – Several members of Northeast Community College’s athletic teams have earned post season academic honors. The twenty-three student-athletes have been named to the Iowa Community College Athletic Conference (ICCAC) Spring 2017 All-Region Academic Teams. Northeast is one of 14-members of the ICCAC.

To be named to All-Region Academic First Team, the student-athlete must have earned a 3.5 and above grade point average (GPA). To be named to the All-Region Academic Second Team, the student-athlete must have earned a 3.0-3.49 GPA.

Four members of the Northeast softball team were named to the All-Region Academic First Team, while four others were named to the All-Region Academic Second Team. First Team members include Jade Long, Beatrice, Lindsey Kvidera, Ponca, Savannah Robertson, Columbus, Emily Sherstone, Surrey, British, Columbia, Canada. Second Team members include Ashley Gilsdorf, Platte Center, Moriah Payton, McCook, Amy Rogers, Craig, and Alyson Romney, Erie, CO.

Iris Woodhead is the head coach of the Northeast softball team.

Two members of the Northeast golf team, Brooks Coleman, Valentine, and Tyler Lewis, Norfolk, were named to the All-Region Academic First Team. All-Region Academic Second Team golf team members include Cameron Bancroft, Valentine, Devon Halliwell, Elm Creek, Jamy McCoy, Laurel, Jason Palmer, Elm Creek, and Cody Steuter, West Point.

Kurt Pytleski serves as Northeast’s head golf coach.

Four members of the Northeast men’s basketball team were named to the Academic All-Region Second Team. They include Allen Anderson, Osseo, MN, Marty Hill, Brooklyn Park, MN, Majok Kur, Mitchell, SD, and Melkisedek Moreaux, Hamburg, Germany.

Dan Anderson is men’s head basketball coach. Zach Towle and Junior Dennis serve as assistant coaches.

Three members of the Northeast women’s basketball team were named to the Academic All-Region First Team. They include Melanie Bateman, Sunshine Coast, Australia, Maddie Eger, Yutan, and Cynthia Jorge, Canary Islands, Spain. Maeva Kitantou, Orleans, France, was named to the All-Region Academic Second Team.

Matt Svehla is women’s head basketball coach. Jesse Dunbar is the assistant coach.

 

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