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25 Student-Athletes Earn All-HCAC Academic Honors

25 Student-Athletes Earn All-HCAC Academic Honors

RICHMOND, IND. - Defiance College landed 25 student-athletes on the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference All-Academic Team for the Spring 2019 season. 

Tom Bohlsen Academic All-Conference student-athletes must carry a 3.50 cumulative grade point average into their playing season. Nominees must also have completed one full academic year at the institution. 

The baseball and softball programs led Defiance with nine nominees, followed by women's track and field with four, and men's golf with three nominees. 

Baseball

Jon Brown, Jr. (Haskins,/Ostego)
Michael Gilliland, Sr. (Napoleon)
Zach Johnson, So. 9El Paso, Ill./Gridley)
Kody King, Jr. (Cecil/Fairview)
Jude Neary, Jr. (Toledo/Cardinal Stritch Catholic)
Mason Rapp, Sr. (Fortville, Ind./Mt. Vernon)
Michael Reese, So. (Constantine, Mich.)
T.J. Scott, Sr. (Cincinnati/Oak Hills)
Lucas Thomeier, So. (Wickliffe)

Softball

Michaela Bauer, Sr. (Hicksville)
Erin Breece, So. (Hamler/Patrick Henry)
Hali Geraci, So. (Springboro)
Brooke Gostomsky, Jr. (Dayton/Covington)
Jackie Hartman, Sr. (Parma/Padua Franciscan)
Ely King, Sr. (Mechanicsburg/Northeastern)
Jen Nashalsky, So. (Galloway/Hilliard Bradley)
Jordan Osborne, Sr. (Delaware/Rutherford B. Hayes)
Paige Sickmiller, Sr. (Leipsic)

Women's Track & Field 

Madi Bowman, Jr. (Eaton)
Malia Ferry, Jr. (Milford)
Blake Newman, Jr. (Jackson, Mich./Lumen Christi)
Meagan Trimpey, So. (Bowling Green)

Men's Golf 

Hayden Clingaman, So. (Stryker)
Stephen Dolan, Sr. (Painesville Twp.)
Drake Moening, Sr. (Defiance)