Athletes Receive Scholar-Athlete Recognition

Trinity had a total of 25 athletes earn scholar-athlete honors for the fall sports. Of those athletes, 15 were juniors or seniors academically with a cumulative grade point average of at least a 3.4 and eligible for NAIA and NCCAA scholar-athlete recognition. An additional ten athletes were added to the list for the CCAC All-Academic Teams which also includes sophomores and has a 3.25 GPA standard.  The list consists of student-athletes from both varsity and junior varsity programs.

Scholar-athlete honors went to athletes from the six fall sports teams.


Men’s Cross Country
Michael Potter (Kentwood, Michigan)

Women’s Cross Country
Jessica Disselkoen (Walker, Michigan)
Nicki Jager (Grand Rapids, Michigan)
Leah Van Tol (Rock Valley, Iowa)

Golf*
Spencer Ten Haken (Sheboygan, Wisconsin)
Sam Andringa (Sheboygan, Wisconsin)
Jared Wallace (Crete, Illinois)
    (*NCCAA scholar-athlete only, as NAIA and CCAC honors are released in the spring.)

Men’s Soccer
Ben Tjoelker (Johnstown, Ohio)
Chris Paepke (Brookfield, Wisconsin)
Maurcio Salgado (Wauconda, Illinois)
Jared Mulder (Delavan, Wisconsin)
Max Lucas (Hobart, Indiana)

Women’s Soccer
Liz Schutte (Grandville, Michigan)
Brenna Cesmat (Gilbert, Arizona)
Caitlin Smith (Riverside, California)
Tarryn South (Zeeland, Michigan)
Allison Rigg Gazdziak (Milton, Wisconsin)
Halie Wisse (Oostburg, Wisconsin)
Beth VandeGriend (Rock Valley, Iowa)
Jessica Slinkman (Orland Park, Illinois)
Caitlin VerVelde (Cedar Grove, Wisconsin)
Mariah Blasé (Colorado Springs, Colorado)

Volleyball
Tori Mantel (Gainesville, Florida)
Michelle Busscher (Holland, Michigan)
Danielle Oeverman (Byron Center, Michigan)