Forty Black Hawk College student-athletes have been named to the Athletic Director’s Academic List for achieving a 3.25 GPA or higher during the Fall 2021 semester.
The 40 student-athletes on the list represent 35% of BHC players.
All eight Black Hawk College teams are represented, with softball having the highest percentage of players on the list – 46% of the team achieved a 3.25 GPA or higher for the semester.
Two other teams had more than 40% of their players on the list – volleyball (42%) and baseball (41%).
“I am extremely proud of this group of men and women,” said Arnie Chavera, BHC athletic director.
“Despite the continued challenges that collegiate students-athletes face with the lingering of COVID, they have persevered and demonstrated a commitment to their education,” he said.
The student-athletes by hometowns are:
- Bettendorf, IA – Alexis Morel, volleyball; Alexis Mulvehill, softball; Erica Smith, volleyball
- Bloomington, IL – Patrick Mulcahey, baseball
- Blue Grass, IA – Alex Heckroth, baseball
- Cleveland, IL – Kenadie Buysee, softball
- Colona, IL – Dalton Kottmer, baseball; Mikala Warner, women’s soccer
- Davenport, IA – Natalie Adams, volleyball; Jaydon Fox, men’s soccer; Ever Jens, baseball
- DeWitt, IA – Cody Penniston, men’s soccer
- East Moline, IL – Peyton Bennett-Alvarado, men’s soccer
- Elmhurst, IL – Charlie Cmiel, baseball
- Erie, IL – Kara Schipper, women’s basketball
- Geneseo, IL – Brooke Harms, women’s soccer; Dawsyn Hartman, softball; Alexandria Horne, volleyball; Sam Wellman, men’s basketball
- Hampton, IL – Arissa Lopez, softball
- Milan, IL – Maverick Chisholm, baseball; Carley Whitsell, women’s basketball
- Moline, IL – Alexis Grove, volleyball; Ethan Luzum, baseball; Nathan Pickett, men’s basketball; Ryne Schimmel, baseball; Sam Spurgetis, golf
- Naperville, IL – Colin Bruce, baseball
- Omaha, NE – Christian Hobbs, baseball; AJ Urban, baseball
- Port Byron, IL – Jasmine Bell, women’s basketball
- Prophetstown, IL – Adysson Scott, softball
- Quincy, IL – Jayden Schuette, women’s basketball
- Rock Island, IL – Madalynn Brummit, softball; Vincent Esposito, baseball; Luke Lofgren, golf; Daniela Martinez Hernandez, women’s soccer
- Seatonville, IL – Payton Plym, baseball
- Sherrard, IL – Ethan Earl, golf
- Silvis, IL – Reid Murphy, baseball