Student-athletes named to AD’s Academic List for Spring 2022

Black Hawk College Braves Athletics logoForty-five 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 Spring 2022 semester.

The 45 student-athletes on the list represent 44% of BHC players. To qualify for the list, student-athletes must be taking at least 12 credit hours.

The women’s basketball team had the highest percentage of players on the list – 82% of the team achieved a 3.25 GPA or higher for the semester.

Next was softball with 67% then baseball with 64%.

“I am extremely proud of these student-athletes” said Arnie Chavera, BHC athletic director.

“Despite the challenges of juggling their classwork, practices, games, jobs and community service, they have persevered and demonstrated a commitment to their education,” he said.

The student-athletes are listed by their hometowns. All hometowns are in Illinois unless otherwise noted.

  • Albany – Ally Reed, softball
  • Bartlett – Grant Baker, baseball
  • Batavia – Brad Niedzwiedz, baseball
  • Beecher – Lucas Spence, baseball
  • Bettendorf, IA – Alexis Mulvehill, softball
  • Bloomington – Patrick Mulcahey, baseball
  • Calmar, IA – Ethan Luzum, baseball
  • Cleveland – Kenadie Buysee, softball
  • Coal Valley – Seth West, baseball
  • Colona – Mikala Warner, women’s soccer
  • Davenport, IA – Ely Adams, baseball; Natalie Adams, volleyball; Me’Kiyah Harris, women’s basketball
  • Delavan – Megan Teal, women’s basketball
  • Erie – Kara Schipper, women’s basketball
  • Fulton – Elizabeth Fish, women’s basketball
  • Geneseo – Brooke Harms, women’s soccer; Dawsyn Hartman, softball
  • Kewanee – Alexis Nichols, women’s basketball
  • Louisville, KY – Kayla Jones, women’s basketball
  • Malden – Ashanti Aldana, women’s soccer
  • Milan – Maverick Chisholm, baseball; Carley Whitsell, women’s basketball; Kyle Yeater, baseball
  • Moline – Ryne Schimmel, baseball; Sam Spurgetis, golf; Deyonce Taylor, men’s basketball; Rachel Worley, softball
  • Naperville – Colin Bruce, baseball
  • Omaha, NE – Christian Hobbs, baseball; AJ Urban, baseball
  • Orland Park – Justin Egan, baseball
  • Port Byron – Kale Ven Huizen, baseball
  • Prophetstown – Adysson Scott, softball
  • Quincy – Jayden Schuette, women’s basketball
  • Rock Island – Charlie Allison, baseball; Madalynn Brummit, softball; Luke Lofgren, golf
  • Seatonville – Payton Plym, baseball
  • Silvis – Dalton Kottmer, baseball; Hannah Malmstrom, softball; Reid Murphy, baseball
  • Spring Valley – Chance Resetich, baseball
  • Washington – Camryn Marshall, women’s basketball
  • Waterford, CT – Petey Kiefer, baseball