Thirty-Seven Hawkeye RedTail Athletes Earn Academic All-Region Honors

Thirty-seven RedTail athletes received Academic All-Region Honors from the Iowa Community College Athletic Conference (ICCAC) and Region XI of the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA). Sports eligible for these honors are men’s and women’s soccer, men’s and women’s cross country, and sports shooting. (First team: 3.5-4.0 GPA, Second team: 3.0-3.49 GPA).

Women’s Soccer
Name Team Hometown
Jennifer Wessels First Team Dyersville, Iowa
Madison Knapp First Team New Hampton, Iowa
Greta Koons First Team Hudson, Iowa
Kelsey Bakken Second Team Dike, Iowa
Allison Keitel Second Team DeWitt, Iowa
Kristi Mensen Second Team Dyersville, Iowa
Brielle Kiewiet Second Team Waterloo, Iowa


Men’s Soccer
Name Team Hometown
Karl Mbouombouo First Team Paris, France
Gabriel Rangel First Team Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Amil Murtic First Team Waterloo, Iowa
Leonardo Braga First Team Bom Despacho, Brazil
Chigozie Elekwachi First Team Adelaide, South Australia
Zachary Harris Second Team Independence, Iowa
Alberto Faraci Second Team Frugarolo, Italy
Juan Hernandez Second Team Tucson, Arizona
Colton Beyrle Second Team Waterloo, Iowa
Nikola Petrovic Second Team Belgrade, Serbia


Women’s Cross Country
Name Team Hometown
Hannah Johnson First Team Dunkerton, Iowa
Joanna Topham First Team Griswold, Iowa
Mikki Mundus First Team Estherville, Iowa
Atlanta Groeneveld First Team Aplington, IA
Divine Washington First Team Waterloo, IA
Shea Dahlstrom First Team Packwood, IA


Men’s Cross Country
Name Team Hometown
Ryan Millikin First Team Packwood, Iowa
Isaac Connolly First Team Peosta, Iowa
Chandler Dunn Second Team Wheatland, Iowa
Grant Baker Second Team Beaman, Iowa
Peter Torkelson Second Team Adams, Minnesota


Sports Shooting
Name Team Hometown
Zachary Abbas First Team Garner, Iowa
Jacob Kaisand First Team Waverly, Iowa
Kennady Nie First Team New Hampton, Iowa
Marcus Draves First Team Muscatine, Iowa
Courtney Prochaska First Team Orchard, Iowa
McKinley Wilson Second Team Iowa Falls, Iowa
Daniel Swartzrock Second Team Charles City, Iowa
Sydney North Second Team Cedar Falls, Iowa
Spencer Shonka Second Team Independence, Iowa


Hawkeye RedTails Track and Field Teams Ranked in First NJCAA National Poll

Both the men’s and women’s track and field teams at Hawkeye Community College were ranked in the top 25 nationally in the first NJCAA Division I rankings of the 2018 indoor track and field season.

The poll from the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association placed the RedTail men at #16 and the RedTail women at #19 among the nation’s NJCAA Division I programs. In the Midwest Regional poll, the women were ranked second and the men were ranked fourth.

This is the first year of intercollegiate competition for the RedTail Track and Field program, which is led by head coach Micah Ruroden and assistant coach Tyler Mulder.