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18 Scots earn Academic All-Conference honors

April 8, 2011

Monmouth College announced its list of Academic All-Conference performers for the fall 2010 sports season, which includes 18 recipients of the honor over four fall sports. Requirements for nomination to the Midwest Conference’s Academic All-Conference team include sophomore or upperclassman status at the individual’s institution, a cumulative 3.2 GPA, and the recipient of a varsity letter in their selected sport.

Both the men’s and women’s track and field squads were well represented, as seven men and six women garnered the honor. Among seniors represented on the men’s side were Geoff Bird, a history major, Orion High School’s Logan Hohl, a physical education major, and Kyle Prout, a computer science major.

Senior women included Maureen Dewan, a double major in sociology and anthropology and Cambridge’s Heather Hull, an education major. Junior men on the esteemed list include Jake Nysather and Jon Welty, a duo from Newman Central Catholic, who are both double majors in business and public relations.

A group of sophomores from the successful track and field squad earned All-Conference honors as well, including Kyle Earman, a biology major, Daniel Reid, a music major, Tori Beaty, a physical education major, Alyssa Edwards, a psychology major, Marlee Lane and Chelsey Widdop, both  accounting majors.

Three women from the swim team earned Academic All-Conference distinction as well. Junior Rachel Holm, a psychology major, Colleen Zumpf, an environmental studies major, and Corrine Kellerhals, majoring in education, qualified for the honor. Men’s and women’s basketball each contributed one member to the team. All-time steals leader in women’s basketball, Geneseo’s Justine Boone made an appearance on the list, as well as sophomore guard Kyle Mengarelli, a physical education major.

Some of the information in this article came from a Monmouth College press release.

BY KYLE MC EWEN
Contributing Writer

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