Several members of fall sports teams received national recognition at the conclusion of the fall season.
On the football team, junior Tony Madsen was named to the NAIA All-American 1st team and the NAIAFootball.net 1st team. Also honored by the NAIAFootball.net were senior Matt McCarty to the 3rd team and freshman Austin Janssen to 4th team. Seniors Karlton Hector, Travis Hulstein, McCarty and Janssen received honorable mention recognition from the NAIA. Hector, Hulstein and senior Dave Jacobs were also selected for honorable mention from NAIAFootball.net.
Sophomore Maggie Freiborg earned NAIA All-American honorable mention for her efforts in volleyball.
Freshman Anthony Flood receieved NAIA All-American honorable mention in men’s soccer.
Receiving NAIA Scholar-Athlete recognition for combining excellence in academics and athletics were seniors Ryan Noble and AJ Smit from the football team; senior Taylor Cook, juniors Carli Blom and Mikyla (Hardersen) Dittman on the volleyball team; junior Erin Beard, seniors Stephanie Healy and Andrea Noordewier for women’s soccer; and senior Magdalene Biesanz on the cross country team.