Rapid Recall: Brown Headlines Men's T&F All-Academic
Brown is one of 13 three-time honorees on the team, four of which are from Concordia. Photo by Loren Orr.
Brown is one of 13 three-time honorees on the team, four of which are from Concordia. Photo by Loren Orr.

Monday, April 20, 2020

PORTLAND, Ore. – Concordia’s Adam Brown ranked among the top sprinters in the conference this season. He also ranks among the tops in the classroom as the senior headlines the 2019-20 Great Northwest Athletic Conference Men’s Track and Field All-Academic Team.

Brown was the runner-up in both the 60 meters and the 200 meters at February’s GNAC Indoor Championships. The senior has a 3.93 cumulative grade point average as a chemistry major, one of two honorees to hold a GPA higher than 3.90. The other is Central Washington junior Rajesh Gill, who has a 3.94 GPA as an accounting major. Gill competed in all three distance events at the Indoor Championships.

A total of 84 student-athletes were named to the Men’s Track and Field All-Academic Team. The list includes 41 repeat selections, 13 three-time selections and 12 student-athletes with a 3.70 GPA or better.

Of the 12 three-time selections, four are from Concordia. Joining Brown as Cavaliers’ three-time selections are seniors Caleb Bridge, Joe Denniston and Brett Elder. The list also includes Alaska Anchorage senior David Sramek, Central Washington senior Daniel Calderon-Hernandez, Montana State Billings senior Beau Ackerman, Northwest Nazarene senior Isaiah Kahut, Simon Fraser senior Rowan Doherty, Western Oregon seniors Justin Crosswhite and Sawyer Heckard and Western Washington senior Dario Cirlincionne.

Western Washington led the 10 GNAC track and field programs with 17 honorees. Central Washington finished with 16 honorees.

The GNAC All-Academic Teams honor excellence in the classroom while committing to the rigor of being part of a collegiate athletic program. Nominees must be of sophomore eligibility or greater, have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.20 or greater, be a letterwinner on their team and must be in their second season at the nominating institution.


Name Academic Major Year GPA Hometown
Oshane Hylton Management Sr. 3.20 Orange Bay, Jamaica
Titus Kangogo Mechanical Engineering So. 3.81 Eldoret, Kenya
* Felix Kemboi Nursing Jr. 3.50 Eldoret, Kenya
*+ David Sramek Journalism & Public Communications Sr. 3.76 Klatovy, Czech Republic
Name Academic Major Year GPA Hometown
* Trevor Allen Clinical Physiology Jr. 3.41 Lake Stevens, Wash.
Donovan Barnhart Mathematics Jr. 3.27 Everett, Wash.
* Angus Beaton Public Relations Jr. 3.55 Olympia, Wash.
* Bryan Cadena Clinical Physiology Sr. 3.27 Chelan, Wash.
*+ Daniel Calderon-Hernandez Business Administration Sr. 3.45 Tacoma, Wash.
Tysen Campbell Clinical Physiology Jr. 3.78 Granite Falls, Wash.
Zachary Davis Accounting Jr. 3.37 Seattle, Wash.
Kameron Eck Undeclared So. 3.42 Edmonds, Wash.
* Rajesh Gill Accounting Jr. 3.70 Federal Way, Wash.
* Harrison Horwath Accounting Jr. 3.94 Gig Harbor, Wash.
Henry Milodragovich Undeclared So. 3.81 Seattle, Wash.
Luke Simonson Law & Justice Jr. 3.24 Cashmere, Wash.
Zachary Sundt Undeclared So. 3.35 Olympia, Wash.
Jacob Thompson Undeclared So. 3.35 Mililani, Hawaii
* Ethan Tonder Law & Justice Jr. 3.43 Vancouver, Wash.
Gunner Vallatini Clinical Physiology Sr. 3.74 Olympia, Wash.
Name Academic Major Year GPA Hometown
*+ Caleb Bridge Business Sr. 3.33 Ocean Shores, Wash.
*+ Adam Brown Chemistry Sr. 3.93 Portland, Ore.
*+ Joe Denniston Psychology Sr. 3.82 Portland, Ore.
*+ Brett Elder Exercise & Sports Science Sr. 3.42 Cloverdale, Ore.
Connor Jensen Business Jr. 3.27 Vancouver, Wash.
Max Rotar Education So. 3.67 Portland, Ore.
Name Academic Major Year GPA Hometown
Ase Ackerman Health & Human Performance: Human Performance So. 3.44 Glendive, Mont.
*+ Beau Ackerman Business Administration: Management Sr. 3.30 Glendive, Mont.
* Isaiah Girard Art Education: K-12 Sr. 3.36 Dillon, Mont.
Lucas Harper Health & Human Performance: Teaching So. 3.27 Billings, Mont.
Kyle McLaughlin Criminal Justice Sr. 3.25 Belgrade, Mont.
Kyle Patelis Health & Human Performance: Teaching So. 3.24 Billings, Mont.
* Mason Schram Health & Human Performance: Teaching Sr. 3.52 Gardiner, Mont.
Logan Straus Health & Human Performance: Human Performance So. 3.48 Billings, Mont.
Name Academic Major Year GPA Hometown
Peyton Brothers Business Administration Sr. 3.20 Nampa, Idaho
Colton Burr Engineering So. 3.35 Weiser, Idaho
Elijah Castro Nursing Jr. 3.20 Grants Pass, Ore.
Treyson Conley Engineering So. 3.42 Redmond, Ore.
Jeffrey Fairbanks Computer Science So. 3.47 Medford, Ore.
Skyler Galgan Graphic Design So. 3.25 Meridian, Idaho
*+ Isaiah Kahut Pre-Physical Therapy Sr. 3.48 Vancouver, Wash.
Tyler Shea Mathematics So. 3.91 Spokane, Wash.
* Dakota Tidwell Recreation Sports Management Jr. 3.64 Layton, Utah
Cameron Willey Secondary Education So. 3.35 Yakima, Wash.
Name Academic Major Year GPA Hometown
* Zachary Anguay Business Administration Sr. 3.33 Wailuku, Hawaii
* Miguel De LaMalena Mechanical Engineering Jr. 3.56 Vancouver, Wash.
Hunter Kiphart Criminal Justice So. 3.59 Issaquah, Wash.
Andrew Oslin Communications Studies So. 3.76 Puyallup, Wash.
Josh Schulz Computer Science Sr. 3.35 Pe Ell, Wash.
* Guillaume Tabary Political Science Jr. 3.55 Kailua, Hawaii
Name Academic Major Year GPA Hometown
* Elius Graff Computer Engineering Jr. 3.62 Portland, Ore.
Ben Hansen Art Jr. 3.24 Los Angeles, Calif.
Brayden Schultz Exercise Science So. 3.75 Kenmore, Wash.
Name Academic Major Year GPA Hometown
* Aaron Ahl Biomedical Physiology Jr. 3.31 Calgary, Alta.
*+ Rowan Doherty Behavioral Neuroscience Sr. 3.58 West Vancouver, B.C.
Sean Paulsen Biomedical Engineering Sr. 3.64 Pitt Meadows, B.C.
Name Academic Major Year GPA Hometown
Adam Alnazer Exercise Science Sr. 3.62 Monterey, Calif.
Gabe Arce Torres Exercise Science So. 3.26 Lincoln City, Ore.
Karsten Collins Information Systems Jr. 3.30 Portland, Ore.
Owen Collins Criminal Justice Jr. 3.20 Portland, Ore.
* Neal Cranston History Jr. 3.54 Canby, Ore.
*+ Justin Crosswhite Business Sr. 3.63 Hood River, Ore.
Stephen Fey Exercise Science Sr. 3.26 Portland, Ore.
Dominic Giordano Organizational Leadership Sr. 3.56 Lynnwood, Wash.
*+ Sawyer Heckard Exercise Science Sr. 3.45 Coos Bay, Ore.
* Zach Kanelis Organizational Leadership Sr. 3.88 Camas, Wash.
Curt Knott Earth Science Sr. 3.29 Newport, Ore.
Name Academic Major Year GPA Hometown
* Sonny Chhim Kinesiology Jr. 3.46 Kelso, Wash.
*+ Dario Cirlincione Chemistry Sr. 3.47 Renton, Wash.
* Liam Cossette Manufacturing & Supply Chain Mgt. Sr. 3.38 Spokane, Wash.
Mark Daniels Human Services So. 3.44 Seattle, Wash.
* Costel David Master’s of Business Administration Sr. 3.35 Vancouver, Wash.
* Mac Franks Electrical Engineering Jr. 3.64 Lake Forest Park, Wash.
* Eric Hamel Manufacturing & Supply Chain Mgt. Jr. 3.26 Enumclaw, Wash.
* Colton Hoggarth Psychology Sr. 3.31 Yakima, Wash.
John Lehr Plastics & Composites Engineering So. 3.43 Redmond, Wash.
* Avery Lux Financial Economics Jr. 3.54 Fort Collins, Colo.
* Cyrus McAllister Marine Biology Jr. 3.58 Shoreline, Wash.
* Porter McMichael Anthropology Jr. 3.43 Richland, Wash.
* Myles Smith Secondary Education Jr. 3.41 Puyallup, Wash.
David Tran Kinesiology Sr. 3.66 Vancouver, Wash.
* Tupre Wickliff Kinesiology Sr. 3.54 Vancouver, Wash.
* Jesse Wiley Molecular Cell Biology Jr. 3.49 Parkdale, Ore.
Ryan Witters Earth Science So. 3.21 Bothell, Wash.

* - 2018-19 All-Academic Selection
+ - 2017-18 All-Academic Selection
# - 2016-17 All-Academic Selection