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Trio Of Performers Lead Women's Soccer All-Academic Team
Montana State Billings' Amanda Hemmen (left), Northwest Nazarene's Maddy Midstokke (middle) and Western Oregon's Selene Konyn have 4.0 GPAs to lead the All-Academic Team.
Montana State Billings' Amanda Hemmen (left), Northwest Nazarene's Maddy Midstokke (middle) and Western Oregon's Selene Konyn have 4.0 GPAs to lead the All-Academic Team.

Thursday, October 19, 2017

PORTLAND, Ore. – A trio of sophomores who have contributed to their teams while maintaining perfect grade point averages leads a total of 92 selections to the 2017 Great Northwest Athletic Conference Women’s Soccer All-Academic Team.

Montana State Billings defender Amanda Hemmen, Northwest Nazarene midfielder Maddy Midstokke and Western Oregon midfielder Selene Konyn lead the annual list of exceptional academic performers. Honorees for the GNAC All-Academic Teams must be of sophomore standing or better, be in their second season competing for their current team and have a cumulative grade point average of 3.20 or higher.

Hemmen, a biology major, has started nine matches for the Yellowjackets and played in 12. She has one goal and one assist on the season. Midstokke, a secondary education major, has been a relied-upon reserve for the Nighthawks, appearing in all 14 matches and has two assists on the season. Konyn, an early childhood education major, has played in all 12 matches for the Wolves, starting eight.

The trio is among 14 honorees who boast GPAs of 3.90 or higher. The list includes Concordia’s Ana Delgadillo and Rebecca Harris; Montana State Billings’ Lili Delgadillo and Jordan Devoto; Northwest Nazarene’s Olivia Carter, Corrinah Schaefer, Madi Taylor and Tennyson Young; Seattle Pacific’s Simone Herzberg and Emma Young; and Western Oregon’s Breanna Ihara.

Of the 92 honorees on this year’s team, 42 are repeat selections and 16 are three-time selections. Herzberg leads the three-time honorees, boasting a 3.97 GPA as a physiology major. In all, the Falcons have five three-time honorees including Maddy Booster, Brooke Holland, Mickayla Mury and Molly Stinson. Central Washington also five three-time honorees in Karlee Goehner, Abbie Litka, Whitney Lowe, Shaina Mitchell and Mackenzie Nolte.

Other three-time All-Academic honorees include Concordia’s Ana Delgadillo and Martha Heaps; Montana State Billings’ Jessica Spang, Northwest Nazarene’s Mabinty Kanu and Daniele Ortiz and Western Washington’s Emily Webster.

A total of 11 players named to the All-Academic Team were 2016 All-GNAC selections, led by Webster, Nolte and Ana Delgadillo.

Seattle Pacific had 17 representatives on the All-Academic Team, accounting for 68 percent of their roster. Northwest Nazarene had 15 honorees, Concordia finished with 13, Central Washington had 12 and Montana State Billings had 11.

2017 GNAC WOMEN'S SOCCER ALL-ACADEMIC TEAM      
CENTRAL WASHINGTON      
Name Academic Major Year GPA Hometown
* Kennedy Anson Undeclared Jr. 3.79 Renton, Wash.
Kelsey Bechtholdt Undeclared So. 3.70 Granite Falls, Wash.
Molly Edvalds Psychology Sr. 3.71 Tacoma, Wash.
*+ Karlee Goehner Business/Economics Sr. 3.66 East Wenatchee, Wash.
Emily Holt Undeclared So. 3.58 Lynden, Wash.
*+ Abbie Litka Recreation & Tourism Sr. 3.56 Issaquah, Wash.
*+ Whitney Lowe Physical Activity & Recreation Sr. 3.47 Olympia, Wash.
* Lexsi Manning Undeclared Jr. 3.54 University Place, Wash.
Emily Minogue Undeclared Jr. 3.50 Snohomish, Wash.
*+ Shaina Mitchell Public Relations Sr. 3.38 Normandy Park, Wash.
*+ Mackenzie Nolte Psychology Sr. 3.66 Marysville, Wash.
* KK Wallace Undeclared Jr. 3.73 Snoqualmie, Wash.
         
CONCORDIA        
Name Academic Major Year GPA Hometown
Kasey Ames Business Jr. 3.28 Liberty Lake, Wash.
Kayla Braunthal Accounting Jr. 3.47 Honolulu, Hawaii
*+ Ana Delgadillo Psychology Sr. 3.92 Vancouver, Wash.
Alaina Edgerly Nursing So. 3.65 Happy Valley, Ore.
* Gabrielle Ewing Exercise & Sports Science Jr. 3.55 Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
Mallory Flatebo Nursing Sr. 3.88 Arroyo Grande, Calif.
Rebecca Harris Nursing So. 3.96 Vancouver, Wash.
*+ Martha Heaps Exercise & Sports Science Sr. 3.41 Spokane, Wash.
Karlie Hurley Exercise & Sports Science Jr. 3.62 North Bend, Wash.
Maddie Misi Secondary Education Jr. 3.27 Beaverton, Ore.
Michaela Prothe Elementary Education So. 3.51 Spokane, Wash.
* McKenna Stocker Biology Jr. 3.74 Liberty Lake, Wash.
* Sydney Van Steenberge Exercise & Sports Science Jr. 3.26 McMinnville, Ore.
         
MONTANA STATE BILLINGS      
Name Academic Major Year GPA Hometown
Mackenzie Breeden Elementary Education So. 3.25 Bonney Lake, Wash.
* Lili Delgadillo Health/Human Performance Jr. 3.91 Vancouver, Wash.
* Jordan Devoto Health/Human Performance Jr. 3.96 Wilsall, Mont.
Amanda Hemmen Biology So. 4.00 Renton, Wash.
Alexa Iacolucci General Studies So. 3.54 Lake Forest Park, Wash.
Rachel Lythgoe English So. 3.86 Gilbert, Ariz.
Erin Reynolds Management So. 3.44 Lancaster, Calif.
Kalin Sandow Psychology So. 3.87 Murrieta, Calif.
Courteney Shovlin History So. 3.53 Great Falls, Mont.
*+ Jessica Spang Elementary Education Sr. 3.69 Billings, Mont.
Claire Tevaseu Management So. 3.57 Seattle, Wash.
         
NORTHWEST NAZARENE      
Name Academic Major Year GPA Hometown
Cassandra Clarke Elementary Education Sr. 3.44 Blackfoot, Idaho
* Olivia Carter Global Business So. 3.94 Mill Creek, Wash.
* Ashley Cook-Cox Elementary Education Sr. 3.46 Nine Mile Falls, Wash.
Brooke Felzien Accounting So. 3.89 Boise, Idaho
Hannah Holm Recreation & Sport Management Sr. 3.29 Spokane Valley, Wash.
Izzi Isgrig Elementary Education So. 3.65 Ravensale, Wash.
*+ Mabinty Kanu Communication: Public Relations Sr. 3.38 San Jose, Calif.
Maddy Midstokke Secondary Education So. 4.00 Olympia, Wash.
*+ Daniele Ortiz Recreation & Sport Management Sr. 3.37 Sunnyvale, Calif.
Corrinah Schaefer Biology So. 3.93 Boise, Idaho
* Chloe Sholtz Pre-Physcial Therapy Jr. 3.71 Spokane, Wash.
Madi Taylor Pre-Physical Therapy Jr. 3.97 Lewiston, Idaho
* Kaisa Tsuruta Accounting Jr. 3.60 Nelson, New Zealand
Emily Wilkins Secondary Education Sr. 3.39 Port Orchard, Wash.
Tennyson Young Management So. 3.96 Meridian, Idaho
         
SAINT MARTIN’S      
Name Academic Major Year GPA Hometown
Lauren Allison Psychology Sr. 3.27 Camano Island, Wash.
Blair Hardy Biology Jr. 3.71 Las Vegas, Nev.
* Ali Koehler Biology Jr. 3.83 Ogden, Utah
Shea McKnight Business Administration So. 3.50 Graham, Wash.
* Gloria Petri Biology Jr. 3.64 Scottsdale, Ariz.
* Kylee Sarchett Education Jr. 3.88 Puyallup, Wash.
         
SEATTLE PACIFIC      
Name Academic Major Year GPA Hometown
*+ Maddy Booster Nursing Sr. 3.89 Bend, Ore.
Asia Cayetano Physiology So. 3.80 Nampa, Idaho
* Julia DeVere Psychology Jr. 3.87 Bellingham, Wash.
*+ Simone Herzberg Physiology Sr. 3.97 Portland, Ore.
*+ Brooke Holland Exercise Science Sr. 3.54 Issaquah, Wash.
* Brooke Lancaster Business Administration Jr. 3.84 Lake Tapps, Wash.
Megan Moore Undeclared So. 3.42 Santa Rosa, Calif.
*+ Mickayla Mury Integrated Studies Jr. 3.51 Kelso, Wash.
Megan Nielsen Undeclared So. 3.30 Des Moines, Wash.
* Kasey Reeve Exercise Science Jr. 3.64 Fountain Valley, Calif.
* Maddie Sjothun Business Administration Sr. 3.66 Vancouver, Wash.
Abby Smith Political Science Jr. 3.24 Sumner, Wash.
* Sydnee Smith Nursing Jr. 3.60 Vancouver, Wash.
* Makayla Sonstelie Business Administration Jr. 3.31 Auburn, Wash.
*+ Molly Stinson Business Administration Sr. 3.32 Woodinville, Wash.
* Kaytlin Willis Psychology Jr. 3.45 Snohomish, Wash.
Emma Young Economics So. 3.96 Kapolei, Hawaii
         
SIMON FRASER      
Name Academic Major Year GPA Hometown
* Carli Grosso Kinesiology Jr. 3.84 Vancouver, B.C.
NOTE: Simon Fraser GPAs figured on the 4.33 Canadian scale.    
         
WESTERN OREGON      
Name Academic Major Year GPA Hometown
Dacia Alexander Community Health Jr. 3.39 Lacey, Wash.
Chelsea Hartnett Business Jr. 3.49 Maple Valley, Wash.
Breanne Ihara Pre-Professional Studies So. 3.90 Honolulu, Hawaii
Eleanor Jones Early Childhood Education So. 3.82 Scappoose, Ore.
Caitlin Kastelic Biology So. 3.21 Hillsboro, Ore.
Selene Konyn Early Childhood Education So. 4.00 Eugene, Ore.
Kaitlin Poe Early Childhood Education So. 3.84 Salem, Ore.
* Morgan Roan Education Jr. 3.87 Puyallup, Wash.
* Sydney Thomas Biology Jr. 3.22 Medford, Ore.
         
WESTERN WASHINGTON      
Name Academic Major Year GPA Hometown
Jordyn Bartelson Marketing So. 3.28 Puyallup, Wash.
Liv Larson Sociology So. 3.25 Arlington, Wash.
Annaliese Laurila Business Administration So. 3.48 Portland, Ore.
Emily Nelson Kinesiology So. 3.59 Puyallup, Wash.
* Sierra Shugarts Communication Studies Sr. 3.35 Federal Way, Wash.
Alyssa Treptow Psychology Jr. 3.42 Flagstaff, Ariz.
Callie VanAelst Elementary Education So. 3.86 Mill Creek, Wash.
*+ Emily Webster Education Sr. 3.49 Bellingham, Wash.
         
* - 2016 All-Academic Selection    + - 2015 All-Academic Selection    

 

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