Nineteen Hawks named to NJCAA All-Academic TeamJune 27, 2018
The Heartland Hawks baseball and softball teams found success both on the field in the 2018 season.
Nineteen Hawks were named to the NJCAA All-Academic Team.
The Hawks baseball team posted the second-highest group GPA in the program’s history. Hawks baseball also hit a new high mark for players who qualify for the NJCAA All-Academic honors.
In competition this season the Hawks baseball captured a division title and advanced to the championship game of the Region 24 tournament, ending the season with a 46-10 record.
Hawks Softball program completed a fourth consecutive year with a cumulative team GPA of 3.0 or higher. The team finished with a 34-16 record.
NJCAA All-Academic First Team: 4.00 GPA
Amanda Balster (softball)
Hannah Bogle (softball)
Kaylee Burton (softball)
Jim Jarecki (baseball)
William Oberg (baseball)
Nate Stolze (baseball)
Elexis Swartzentruber (softball)
NJCAA All-Academic Second Team: 3.80-3.99 GPA
Ethan Copeland (baseball)
Ryan Davila (baseball)
Samuel Olson (baseball)
Ashley Phillips (softball)
Luke Price (baseball)
Gabrielle Uhrin (softball)
NJCAA All-Academic Third Team: 3.60-3.79 GPA
Marissa Adams (softball)
Peyton Dillingham (baseball)
Audrey Hanouw (softball)
Taylor Meents (softball)
Tijanne Ross (softball)
Timothy Sullivan (baseball)
Additionally, 17 of Heartland’s All-Academic Team members were named to the Midwest Athletic Academic All-Conference team as having completed two full-time semesters with a 3.5 GPA or higher.
Written by: Steve Fast