ACC athletes earn academic honors

Allen Community College athletes earned a combined 103 all-academic selections from the KJCCC for their grades during the 2020-21 school year. Students were required to maintain a 3.5 GPA or above to earn the distinction.


July 14, 2021 - 9:36 AM

Hayden Hermreck, right, earned all-conference academic honors while participating with the men’s basketball team at Allen Community College for the 2020-21 season. Photo by Richard Luken / Iola Register

In a year unlike any other, and one in which their seasons could have ended at a moment’s notice, Allen Community College’s student athletes kept their focus on academics throughout 2020-21.

On Monday, the Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference announced All-Academic selections for student athletes who maintained a 3.5 grade-point average or above.

Allen had a total of 103 selections across 11 sports, according to the KJCCC press release.

A list of Allen’s honorees follows.

Baseball: Patrick Babcock, Alex Belch, Jason Bennett, Jackson Blake, William Carver, Connor Clark, Michael Davenport, Alexander Dilley, Landon Dull, Caleb Easterling, Logan Easterling, Joshua Fluet, Kurt Golubski, Brandon Majerus, Lucas McCain, Caleb Peterson, Joshua Prinner, Slade Renfrow, Devon Richardson, Holt Ross, Damon Siefer, Tanner Strickland, Brandon Walker Jr., Jonah Weisner, Payton Zartman

Men’s Basketball: Chol Deng, Hayden Hermreck

Men’s Soccer: Mathew Akidaug, Enzo Basso, Oscar Briggs, Eduardo Dell Nore Taverez, Cillian Gilligan, Luc Hutson, Cuan Kingwill, Guilherme Longatto, Hingis Moremi, Ajay Murray, Arturo Ceron, Payge Sinclair, Temesgn Tezera, Romario Tomlinson, Tiago Troyano, Lucas Vassimon

Men’s Cross Country: Burch Greene

Men’s Track & Field: Burch Greene, Zhimarlas Johnson, Mozinksi Lince, Yassin Raffay

Women’s Basketball: Kiley Biltoft, Maleina Fortin, Madisyn Holloway, Caleah Oliver, Hallie Reed, Addison Towe, Melody Wilfong

Allen Community College’s Madelynn Collins pitches Saturday in the Red Devils’ long-awaited 2021 home-opener against Cowley. Collins also earned academic honors for her work in the classroom during the 2020-21 school yar.Photo by Richard Luken / Iola Register

Volleyball: Sadie Bakeberg, Reagan Berlin, Mattie Dougherty, Macie Ediger, Jordanne Ferguson, Alexis Hafenstine, Alejandra Handie, Isabelle Howrey, Colleen Kilgore, Bethany McGuire, Madison Saia, Adriana Santiago, Laci Strickland, Hailey Treadway, Bethany Williams

Softball: Trista Argabright, Reanna Blinzler, Madelynn Collins, Kaylee Cornell, Olivia Garvey, Isabella Gravatt, Mikayla Long, Hailee Lundine, Tiara Mauler, Paige McDonald, Kelsey Morrison, Chloe Rogers, Lauren Shafer, Lindsay Shippy, Alyson Skaggs, Karlie Stephens, Kinsey Stuewe, Cynae Wiley

Women’s Soccer: Maci Beachler, Allison Conrow, Ashtin Duerksen, Mia Evans, Yasmin Evans, Phoenix Michaelis, Sophie Moss, Ashley Sadler, Jasmine Sanders, Laura Smit, Chelsie Thurman, Dorothy Usher, Autumn Wyatt

Allen Community College runner Rachel Bycroft, an Iola native, places fifth at the Red Devil Duals in Iola on Oct. 18, 2020. Bycroft also earned academic honors for her work in the classroom during the school year.Photo by Richard Luken / Iola Register

Women’s Track & Field: Elka Billings, Rachel Bycroft, McKenna Esfeld, Alejandra Handie

Women’s Cross Country: Elka Billings, Rachel Bycroft, McKenna Esfeld