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DC Has 16 Named to Winter Academic All-HCAC List

DC Has 16 Named to Winter Academic All-HCAC List

GREENWOOD, IND. – The Defiance College fall athletic teams had 16 student-athletes named to the Tom Bohlsen All-Academic Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference list for the winter sport season.

The Tom Bohlsen Academic All-HCAC award is given to those student-athletes in the HCAC with a cumulative grade point average of at least a 3.5 and participate in varsity athletics.  The student-athletes are also full-time students and have completed a full academic year.  The award is named after Tom Bohlsen who was the first commissioner of the HCAC from 1998 to 2008.

DC had 16 students selected to the Academic All-HCAC list.  Two members of the Yellow Jacket men's basketball team made the list.  The women's basketball team had three individuals named Academic All-HCAC and the men's indoor track & field team had six athletes earn the recognition.  The women's indoor track & field team had five players selected Academic All-HCAC. 

The representatives for Defiance College are as follows:

Men's Basketball:
Devin Mangas - Junior
Kyle Williams - Sophomore

Women's Basketball:
Kelsey Tietje - Junior
Ashley Williams - Junior
Erica Smay - Junior 

Men's Indoor Track & Field:
Dalton Bettis - Sophomore
Andy Foore - Junior
Courtney Lyn-Kew - Senior
Josh Ream - Junior
Zach Roush - Junior
Aaron Schwarzbek - Sophomore 

Women's Track & Field:
Laura Lutzke - Sophomore
Aaron Textor - Sophomore
Katie Tilman - Junior
Brooke Waidelich - Sophomore
Alexis Walker - Junior