Five Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) athletic teams and thirty-three student-athletes earned all-academic honors from the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA).
DMACC athletic teams earning honorable mention all-academic honors were baseball, women's basketball, women's golf, softball and volleyball. The DMACC baseball team had a cumulative grade point average of 3.08; the women's basketball cumulative gpa was 3.30; women's golf posted a 3.45; softball had a 3.49; and volleyball was at 3.00.
The 3.30 gpa posted by the DMACC women's basketball team was the highest for all women's basketball teams in NJCAA Division II Region XI.
Student-athletes named to the NJCAA All-Academic First Team posted a gpa of 4.0. Student-athletes named to the second team had a gpa of 3.80 to 3.00 and those named to the third team had a gpa of 3.60 to 3.79.
DMACC student-athletes named to the first team were: Alison Schweers of Carrol (women's golf); Calen Schwabe of Thompson, N.D. (baseball); Ellie Horn of Newton (women's basketball); Grant Bohling of Lincoln, Neb. (baseball); Kate Anderson of Ringsted (Softball); and Kylie Nichols of Ogden (women's golf).
DMACC student-athletes named to the second team were: Avery Guy of Cedar Rapids (softball); Brianna Netty of Waterloo (softball); Dana Dunbar of Chadron, Neb. (softball); Elizabeth Belling of Grimes (women's cross county); Elly Schuemann of Marion (softball); Ellie Dixon of Iowa City (softball); Hanna McKinney of Des Moines (women's basketball); Jacob Pinkerton of Beatrice, Neb. (baseball); Jayci Vos of Monroe (softball); Kaden Peterson of Luther (baseball); Kolton Scherbenske of Rapid City, S.D. (baseball; Lacey Clark of Bettendorf (volleyball); and Rachel Pleas of Kauai, Hawaii (volleyball).
DMACC student-athlete named to the third team were: Austin Murr of Stillwater, Minn. (baseball); Carter Stevens of Dubuque (men's basketball); Cole Schumacher of Bennington, Neb. (baseball); Drew Fielder of Webster City (men's golf); Emma Rouse of Boone (women's basketball); Garrett Reisz of Council Bluffs (baseball); Gill Tupper of Nevada (volleyball); Grace Stalzer of Zearing (women's basketball); Henry Ristvedt of Savage, Minn. (baseball); Mia Ruther of Burlington (softball); Morgan Lewis of Cedar Rapids (softball); Peyton Parker of La Porte City (volleyball & softball); Roman Vega of Buffalo, Minn. (baseball); and Zach Sumption of Rapid City, S.D. (baseball).