HAMMOND, Ind., & WESTVILLE, Ind. — The Purdue University Northwest athletic department saw 31 of its winter and spring student-athletes earn Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference All-Academic honors as released by the league.


PNW softball led the department with eight selections, women’s basketball had seven, women’s tennis five, men’s golf and baseball each had four, men’s golf with two and men’s basketball with one.


To qualify for CCAC All-Academic honors, student-athletes must have maintained a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.25 or higher and earned at least 30 semester hours of credit in addition to being enrolled at their institution for at least one academic year.


Below is the PNW list of CCAC All-Academic honorees for Winter/Spring 2017.


Softball (8)

Caroline Brown, Sr., Minooka, Ill.

Leslie Ford, Sr., Garden City, Kan.

Allyson Leach, Sr., Demotte, Ind.

Haley Loden, Sr., Crown Point, Ind.

Hannah Lopez, Sr., Granada Hills, Calif.

Alex Morales, Jr., Bartlett, Ill.

Holly Pagan, Jr., Bartlett, Ill.

Tessa Steffens, So., Litchfield, Ill.


Women’s Basketball (7)

Heather Burton, So., Valparaiso, Ind.

Cassidy Deno, Sr., Otterbein, Ind.

Kaylee Hardy, So., Saranac, Mich.

Michaela Kikendall, So., Morristown, Ind.

Jessica Kiser, Jr., Noblesville, Ind.

Ellie Michalski, Jr., Mukwonago, Wis.

Katie Wampler, Sr., Scottsburg, Ind.


Women’s Tennis (5) 

Selina Baez, Sr., Hammond, Ind.

Chloe Conaway, So., Highland, Ind.

Sarah Dingman, So., Schererville, Ind.

Brooke Foltz, Jr., Michigan City, Ind.

Abby Kvachkoff, Jr., Crown Point, Ind.


Men’s Golf (4)

Michael Goodman, So., Dyer, Ind.

Leo Govert, So., Crown Point, Ind.

Brandon Martin, Sr., Valparaiso, Ind.

Patrick Mudd, Sr., Crown Point, Ind.


Baseball (4) 

Jonny Albers, Jr., Waterloo, Ill.

Zac Hernandez, So., Hebron, Ind.

Mike Mikulich, Jr., Hebron, Ind.

Luke Schmidt, Sr., Crystal Lake, Ill.


Men’s Tennis (2) 

Patrick Mudd, Sr., Crown Point

Diego Pimentel, So., Guyaquil, Ecuador


Men’s Basketball (1) 

Will Brown, So., Sellersburg, Ind.