AMES, IA - Northeast Community College student-athletes continue to excel on the court and in the classroom as several of them have been named to Fall Academic All-Region teams by the Iowa Community College Athletic Conference (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.
Two members of the Northeast men’s basketball team, Merrix Denn, Osmond, and Ben Moxness, Scribner, were named to the All-Region Academic First Team. All-Region Academic Second Team men’s basketball team members include Zack James, Norfolk, Dennis Herrera, O’Neill, and Justin Hiser, Grand Island.
Dan Anderson is men’s head basketball coach. Josh Clark and Junior Denis serve as assistant coaches.
Golf team members Matthew Kingston, Springfield, and Gabriel Pfeifer, Madison, were named to the academic first team, while John Lapour, Omaha, Grant Sell, Gothenburg, and Dawson Sundsted, Spearfish, S.D., were named to the second team.
Kurt Pytleski serves as Northeast’s head golf coach.
Members of the Northeast men’s soccer team named to the All-Region Academic First Team are Federico Anzoletti, Chioggia, Italy, Ricardo Goldner, Brasilia, Brazil, and Manuel Jimenez, Lexington. Academic second team members include Rocky Guevara, Norfolk, Yuri Rocha, Brasilia, Brazil, Felipe Santos, Brasilia, Brazil, Andrei Soares, Gravatai, Brazil, and Jorge Trejo, Brighton, CO.
Chad Miller is head men’s soccer coach. Nathan Broekemeier is the assistant coach.
Eight members of the Northeast women’s basketball team have been named to the All-Region Academic First Team. They include Hannah Kasik, Leigh, Macey Kulhanek, Howells, Beth Matas, Girona, Spain, Lorna Maxon, Laurel, Caitlin Orton, Mills, Jacalyn Schwanebeck, Hyannis, Breanna Stouffer, David City, and Katarina Zagorac, Novi Sad, Serbia.
Women’s basketball team academic second team members are Kelly Kleffner, Spalding, Emina Hadzihusejnovic, Mostar, Bosnia, and Kyla Moore, Norfolk.
Matt Svehla is women’s head basketball coach. Justin Heng is the assistant coach.
Women’s soccer team first team members include MacKenzie Byrnes, Brighton, CO, Hannah Cherven Brighton, CO, Ariella Crespo, Ramstein, Germany, Madison Foutz, Brighton, CO, Abby Podraza, Columbus, Mandy Stricker, Broomfield, CO, Kahrena Thompson, Jamestown, CO.
Women’s soccer team academic second team members include Frida Aguilar-Ximello, Boulder, CO, and Mary Perez, Aurora, CO.
Ten members of the Northeast volleyball team were named to the ICCAC All-Region Academic First Team. They are Elley Beaver, Columbus, Jessica Borg, Wakefield, Elizabeth Christensen, Stanton, MaKayla Davidson, Alliance, Julia Eskens, Wynot, Morgan Haner, Sterling, Hannah Heppner, Stanton, Carly Hirsch, Norfolk, Caitlin Orton, Mills, and Megan Wehrbein, Burchard.
Another four members of the volleyball team were named to the academic second team. They include Brianna Bauer, O’Neill, Jamie Bonifas, Blue Hill, Jessi Brester, Howells, and Caitlin Kumm, Osmond.
Amanda Schultze is the head volleyball coach. Melissa Hampl and Lauren Hirsch serve as assistants.
Northeast Community College is one of 15-members of the ICCAC.