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MONMOUTH, Ill. – More than 70 Monmouth College student-athletes representing 20 sports and 22 majors earned 111 selections on the recently announced Midwest Conference All-Academic team for the 2017-18 academic year.
The Midwest Conference awarded Academic All-Conference status to student-athletes who achieved a grade point average of at least 3.33 during the just concluded academic year. All student-athletes who earned varsity letters, regardless of class year, are eligible for the award. Business was the most popular major for Fighting Scots student-athletes with more than 20 from the department named academic all-conference. Exercise science was the second-most popular major, followed by economics and biochemistry.
The following student-athletes are Monmouth’s 2017-18 representatives:

Fall Sports
Men’s and Women’s Cross Country (11) – Seniors Kelci Foss (Mt. Morris, Ill.) and Joanna Podosek (Chicago, Ill.); juniors Caitlyn Allen (Marengo, Ill.), Brandon Allsop (Cheyenne, Wyo.), Tate Heiple (Pekin, Ill.) and Kate Saulcy (Bloomington, Ill.); sophomores Mike Bersell (Galva, Ill.) and Tanner Heiple (Pekin, Ill.); and freshmen Kirsten Menke (Peoria, Ill.), Nathan Schroeder (Watseka, Ill.) and Julia Sterr (Clinton, Ill.).
Football (11) – Seniors Ryne Daum (Toulon, Ill.) and Kyle Schultz (Heyworth, Ill.); juniors Noah Applegate (Shelbyville, Ill.) and Justin Slager (Hopedale, Ill.); sophomores Seth Cunningham (Pontiac, Ill.), Jared Dace (Roseville, Ill.), Clark Gaden (Chatham, Ill.), McCauley Johnston (Wyoming, Ill.) and Jeren Stewart (Peoria, Ill.); and freshmen Gavin Gard (Danville, Ill.) and Blake Haas (Port Byron, Ill.).
Volleyball (9) – Senior Bridgett Rayhill (Rochester, Ill.); junior Becca Dabrowski (McHenry, Ill.); sophomores Carly Bergerhouse (Albany, Ill.), Laura Dulee (Bloomington, Ill.), Ashley Farris (Flanagan, Ill.) and Lauren Sperry (Alexis, Ill.); and freshmen Riley Cook (Dunlap, Ill.), Renee Rude (Washington, Ill.) and Abby Tucker (Metamora, Ill.).
Women’s Golf (5) – Sophomores Haley Hoekstra (Manville, Ill.), Kaitlin Korf (Forreston, Ill.) and Kaniesha Whatley (Nashville, Tenn.); and freshmen Mamie Ambrosch (Metamora, Ill.) and Kristen Worner (Metamora, Ill.).
Men’s Soccer (5) – Junior Connor Oltman (Bloomington, Ill.); sophomores Cadan Glattback (Coffs Harbour, Australia), Lucas Sondgeroth (Mapleton, Ill.) and Shawn Tiong (Point Cook, Victoria, Australia); and freshman Jonathan Spence (Park Forest, Ill.).
Women’s Soccer (4) – Junior Angham Jaradat (Ramallah); sophomore Lily Lindner (Morton, Ill.); and freshmen Kensey Arlt (Wichita, Kan.) and Taylor Coffman (Carpentersville, Ill.).
Women’s Tennis (2) – Senior Morgan Holle (Oskaloosa, Iowa); and junior Natalie Curtis (Arlington Heights, Ill.).

Winter Sports
Men’s and Women’s Indoor Track & Field (19) – Seniors Darice Brooks (Freeport, Ill.), Kelci Foss (Mt. Morris, Ill.), Lilly Mendez (Berwyn, Ill.), Joanna Podosek (Chicago, Ill.), Stephanie Saey (Galesburg, Ill.), Madi Schulenberg (Orion, Ill.) and Ben Stillwell (Johnsburg, Ill.); juniors Caitlyn Allen (Marengo, Ill.), Tate Heiple (Pekin, Ill.), Carl O’Connor (Wataga, Ill.) and Kate Saulcy (Bloomington, Ill.); sophomores Mike Bersell (Galva, Ill.), Aleeka Gentzler (Paxton, Ill.), Josh Gross (LaMoille, Ill.), Tanner Heiple (Pekin, Ill.) and Lucas Sondgeroth (Mapleton, Ill.); and freshmen Katherine Hayes (Romeoville, Ill.), Julia Sterr (Clinton, Ill.) and Josie Welker (Lewistown, Ill.).
Women’s Basketball (5) – Seniors Keri Dodson (Belvidere, Ill.) and Maddie Dohleman (Pontiac, Ill.); junior Demi Johnson (Mossville, Ill.); sophomore Carley Turnbull (Mesa, Ariz.); and freshman Shayne Smith (Hume, Ill.).
Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving (2) – Seniors Tom Cangelosi (Rockaway, N. J.) and Riley Hess (University Place, Wash).
Men’s Basketball (1) – Freshman Nathan Schroeder (Watseka, Ill.).

Spring Sports
Men’s and Women’s Outdoor Track & Field (19) – Seniors Darice Brooks (Freeport, Ill.), Kelci Foss (Mt. Morris, Ill.), Lilly Mendez (Berwyn, Ill.), Joanna Podosek (Chicago, Ill.), Stephanie Saey (Galesburg, Ill.), Madi Schulenberg (Orion, Ill.) and Ben Stillwell (Johnsburg, Ill.); juniors Caitlyn Allen (Marengo, Ill.), Tate Heiple (Pekin, Ill.), Carl O’Connor (Wataga, Ill.) and Kate Saulcy (Bloomington, Ill.); sophomores Mike Bersell (Galva, Ill.), Aleeka Gentzler (Paxton, Ill.), Josh Gross (LaMoille, Ill.), Tanner Heiple (Pekin, Ill.) and Lucas Sondgeroth (Mapleton, Ill.); and freshmen Katherine Hayes (Romeoville, Ill.), Julia Sterr (Clinton, Ill.) and Josie Welker (Lewistown, Ill.).
Softball (11) – Seniors Michaela Guthrie (Moline, Ill.), Liz Hippen (Toulon, Ill.) and Kaylee Kurtz (Delavan, Ill.); sophomores Laura Dulee (Bloomington, Ill.), Lauren Sperry (Alexis, Ill.) and Zelinda Taylor (Springfield, Ill.); and freshmen Brittney Enos (Fisher, Ill.), Alexis Opel (Morton, Ill.), Morgan Pizur-Kranc (Joliet, Ill.), Alison Trettin (Manito, Ill.) and Abby Tucker (Metamora, Ill.).
Baseball (8) – Senior Andrew Hardy (Basco, Ill.); juniors Brenden Elens (Gardner, Ill.), Connor McDonald (Tremont, Ill.) and Tyler McDonald (Tremont, Ill.); sophomores Christian Lett (Springfield, Ill.) and Campbell Quirk (Canberra, Australia); and freshmen Matt Temaner (Gurnee, Ill.) and Thomas Witty (Northbrook, Ill.).
Men’s Tennis (3) – Seniors Saxon Day (Cuppertino, Calif.), Paulo Pliego (Longview, Texas) and Dylan Wong (Laguna Niguel, Calif.).