honors 2012 2013

The Trojans picked up a host of awards and accolades throughout the 2012-2013 year, posting 41 NAIA Scholar-Athletes, six All-Americans and six Capital One Academic All-Americans, while seeing all 18 varsity athletic programs log a team grade-point average of 3.0 or higher to earn NAIA Scholar-Team status. TU led the nation in team GPA among softball, football and women's basketball programs from around the nation and ranked top-five in men's basketball, men's soccer and women's tennis. Taylor also had volleyball, football, women's cross country, men's soccer, women's basketball and men's basketball earn NAIA Top-25 rankings, while baseball received votes. TU picked up a pair of Crossroads League Championships from women's track and baseball.

For a full list of awards from the 2012-2013 year, review the list below. Or click here to return to the Honors Page for the current year.


Fall Sports



Volleyball

Casey Allen Crossroads League All-Freshmen Team
Ashlyn DeHoogh All-Crossroads League First Team
AVCA All-Region Honorable Mention
NAIA Scholar Athlete
Courtney Herschberger All-Crossroads League First Team
AVCA All-Region First Team
NAIA Scholar Athlete
NAIA All-American Honorable Mention
Crossroads League Libero of the Year
Liz Luke All-Crossroads League Second Team
Ali Swart All-Crossroads League First Team
AVCA All-Region First Team
NAIA Scholar Athlete
Crossroads League Hitter of the Week (October 8)
Crossroads League Player of the Week (October 8)


Football

Darvon Blackmon MSFA All-Mideast League First Team
Sam Carnes NAIA Scholar-Athlete
Brett Currens MSFA All-Mideast League Second Team
Luke Currens MSFA All-Mideast League Honorable Mention
MSFA Academic All-Conference
Scott Fenstermacher NAIA Scholar-Athlete
Nick Freeman MSFA All-Mideast League Honorable Mention
MSFA Academic All-Conference
NAIA Scholar-Athlete
CoSIDA Academic All-American
Jake Foster MSFA Academic All-Conference
Caleb Hemmick MSFA Academic All-Conference
Kenny Higgins MSFA All-Mideast League Honorable Mention
Isaac McGaughey MSFA All-Mideast League Honorable Mention
Bryan Onuselogu MSFA All-Mideast League First Team
Jared Perkins MSFA Academic All-Conference
NAIA Scholar-Athlete
Alex Rehmert MSFA All-Mideast League Second Team
Robbie Robbins MSFA All-Mideast League Honorable Mention
Jake Schick NAIA Scholar-Athlete
Cody Schwerin MSFA All-Mideast League Honorable Mention
MSFA Academic All-Conference
NAIA Scholar-Athlete
CoSIDA Academic All-American
Jake Shapely MSFA Academic All-Conference
Stephen Straits MSFA All-Mideast League Second Team
MSFA Academic All-Conference
NAIA Scholar-Athlete
Chris Stutzman MSFA All-Mideast League Honorable Mention
Brett Vacek MSFA Academic All-Conference
NAIA Scholar-Athlete
Joe Yanaitis MSFA All-Mideast League Honorable Mention
MSFA Academic All-Conference
 


Men's Soccer

 
Ryan Beachler                         All-Crossroads League Second Team
Crossroads League Defensive Player of the Week (October 15)
JT Briggs NAIA Scholar Athlete
Danny Cawley All-Crossroads League First Team
Kevin Miller Crossroads League Defensive Player of the Week (October 29)
Tim Miller All-Crossroads League Second Team
Devin Moore Crossroads League Offensive Player of the Week (October 29)
 


Women's Soccer

 
Leah Beck                                   NAIA Scholar Athlete
Kim Cleary NAIA Scholar Athlete
Rebecca Dix NAIA Scholar Athlete
Molly Drooger Crossroads League Offensive Player of the Year
All-Crossroads League Team
NAIA All-American Honorable Mention
Stephanie Kerstan All-Crossroads League Team
NAIA Scholar Athlete
Emily Von Raesfeld All-Crossroads League Team
Crossroads League Offensive Player of the Week (September 24)
Natalie Wisely NAIA Scholar Athlete


Men's Cross Country

Zach Warner All-Crossroads League Team
Cerio Rolle NAIA Scholar Athlete


Women's Cross Country

Megan Frantz                 NAIA Scholar Athlete
Jane Hawks All-Crossroads League
NAIA National Championship Qualifier
Jenna Norris All-Crossroads League
Elaine Schmeltz Crossroads League Runner of the Week (October 1)
Allison Steinbeck All-Crossroads League
Crossroads League Runner of the Week (October 8)
Kelsey Van Housen NAIA Scholar Athlete


Men's Tennis

Cameron Boehning NAIA Scholar Athlete
Jon Erny NAIA Scholar Athlete
Wes Nitzsche NAIA Scholar Athlete
Luke Tilden NAIA Scholar Athlete


Women's Tennis

None  

Winter Sports
 



Men's Basketball

Nate Burdette                 NAIA Scholar Athlete
NABC Academic Honors Court
Academic All-Crossroads League Selection
Casey Coons Gates-Howard TU Male Athlete of the Year
Academic All-American
Academic FIrst-Team All-District
All-Crossroads League Second Team
NAIA All-American Honorable Mention
NAIA Scholar Athlete
Academic All-Crossroads League Selection
NABC Academic Honors Court
Crossroads League Player of the Week (December 31)
Crossroads League Player of the Week (February 4)
Nate Kasper NAIA National Player of the Week (February 4)
Crossroads League Player of the Week (February 4)
Tommy Peller All-Crossroads League Third Team
Crossroads League All-Defensive Team
NABC Academic Honors Court
Ben Raichel NABC Academic Honors Court


Women's Basketball

Linden Daiss                 NAIA Scholar Athlete
Kelci Freds NAIA Scholar Athlete
Academic All-Crossroads League Selection
Erin Guarneri All-Crossroads League First Team
NAIA All-American Honorable Mention
Crossroads League Player of the Week (November 26)
Crossroads League Player of the Week (January 28)
Erika Redweik All-Crossroads League Second Team
Crossroads League Player of the Week (December 24)
Tess Rudolph NAIA Scholar Athlete
Academic All-Crossroads League Selection

Spring Sports



Baseball

Ryan Baker                 All-Crossroads League
Jordan Coffey Academic All-American
NAIA Scholar-Athlete
Academic All-Crossroads League Selection
Crossroads League Player of the Week (April 1)
Crossroads League Player of the Week (April 15)
All-Crossroads League
Josh DeGraaf All-Crossroads League
Crossroads League Pitcher of the Year
Academic All-American
Luke Hofsommer All-Crossroads League
Caleb Miller All-Crossroads League
Crossroads League Pitcher of the Week (April 22)
Danny Moorehead Crossroads League Player of the Week (March 25)
Derek Kinzer All-Crossroads League Honorable Mention
Crossroads League Gold Glove Team
Crossroads League Pitcher of the Week (April 1)
Taylor Luna All-Crossroads League Honorable Mention
Jake West All-Crossroads League Honorable Mention


Softball

Elizabeth DeOtte               NAIA Scholar-Athlete
Academic All-Crossroads League Selection
Karon Earley NAIA Scholar-Athlete
Academic All-Crossroads League Selection
Sarah Heath Crossroads League Honorable Mention
NAIA Scholar-Athlete
Academic All-Crossroads League Selection
Lauren Mielke NAIA Scholar-Athlete
Academic All-Crossroads League Selection
Taylor Murray Crossroads League Honorable Mention
Crossroads League Offensive Player of the Week (April 15)
Erin Tice Crossroads League All-Tournament Team
Emily Tweedy All-Crossroads League
Caitlin Vukorpa Crossroads League All-Tournament Team
NAIA Scholar-Athlete
Academic All-Crossroads League Selection


Men's Track & Field

Kyle Anderson                 NAIA Scholar Athlete
Academic All-Crossroads League Selection
Eric Bartz NAIA Scholar Athlete
Academic All-Crossroads League Selection
Luke Currens All-Crossroads League
National Championship Qualifier
NAIA All-American
Jeremy Cutshaw All-Crossroads League
Crossroads League Track Athlete of the Week (April 15)
Alec Eikert All-Crossroads League
Ethan Evans All-Crossroads League
Kenny Higgins All-Crossroads League
Scott King All-Crossroads League
National Championship Qualifier
Cerio Rolle All-Crossroads League
National Championship Qualifier
David Rodman All-Crossroads League
National Championship Qualifier
Corbin Slater All-Crossroads League
National Championship Qualifier
Matthew Thompson All-Crossroads League
Brandon Wilchcombe All-Crossroads League
National Championship Qualifier
Crossroads League Track Athlete of the Week (April 29)
Schalk Van Niekerk All-Crossroads League


Women's Track & Field

Henrietta Carey               All-Crossroads League
NAIA All-American
National Championship Qualifier
Crossroads League Track Athlete of the Week (April 15)
Crossroads League Track Athlete of the Week (April 29)
Angel Cartwright All-Crossroads League
National Championship Qualifier
Katie DeHaan All-Crossroads League
National Championship Qualifier
Crossroads League Track Athlete of the Week (April 8)
Kehlay Dunah All-Crossroads League
National Championship Qualifier
Megan Frantz NAIA Scholar Athlete
Naomi Grablowski NAIA Scholar Athlete
Jane Hawks All-Crossroads League
National Championship Qualifier
Liz Luke All-Crossroads League
Crossroads League Field Athlete of the Week (April 1)
Jenna Norris All-Crossroads League
National Championship Qualifier
Sarina Oleson All-Crossroads League
National Championship Qualifier
Emily Perschbacher All-Crossroads League
NAIA Scholar Athlete
Erin Price All-Crossroads League
NAIA All-American
National Championship Qualifier
Capital One Academic First-Team All-District
Crossroads League Track Athlete of the Week (April 1)
Crossroads League Track Athlete of the Week (April 22)
Tonya Rogers All-Crossroads League
National Championship Qualifier
Princess Sakeuh All-Crossroads League
National Championship Qualifier
Elaine Schmeltz All-Crossroads League
National Championship Qualifier
Allison Steinbeck All-Crossroads League
Ali Swart NAIA Scholar Athlete
Capital One Academic FIrst-Team All-District
Capital One Academic Third-Team All-America
Haley White All-Crossroads League


Men's Golf

Jimmy Fahlen All-Crossroads League
Brandon Tereshko All-Crossroads League


Women's Golf

None