WICHITA — The Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference released the 2020 softball Champions of Character and scholar-athlete team.
Bethel senior Kerrigan Simons, an outfielder from Riley, was named to the Champions of Character Team.
According to the release from the conference, "the NAIA Champions of Character program aims to inspire student-athletes, coaches, officials and fans to hold high standards and embody what character truly means in a competitive arena. By keeping the five core values of integrity, respect, responsibility, sportsmanship and servant leadership at the heart of the athletics experience, the Champions of Character program empowers participants to change the culture of sport."
Named to the scholar-athlete team from Bethel were Katelyn Boston, a senior from Newton; Simons; Peyton Uznanski, a sophomore from Olympia, Wash.; Sarah Smith, a senior from Topeka; and Sydney Harper, a senior from Andover.
To be named to the team, "Student-athletes must have sophomore standing at the start of the sport season, and maintain a minimum grade point average of 3.25 on a 4.0 scale."
When the season was canceled, Bethel was 5-11.
Champions of Character
Gabby Walton, Avila
Morgan Russell, Bethany
Kerrigan Simons, Bethel
Hannah Lang, Friends
Brenna Rich, Kansas Wesleyan
Ali Smith, McPherson
Tahlor Stefek, Oklahoma Wesleyan
Jordyn Sage, Ottawa
Cady Norton, Southwestern
Nicole Haverman, Sterling
Cassidy Stevens, Tabor
Alexis Solis, Saint Mary
Gabby Loya, York
Emily Walton, Avila, so., Cedar Park, Texas
Gabrielle Walton, Avila, sr., Cedar Park, Texas
Kelsei Davis, Avila, sr., Camdenton, Mo.
Mallory Kimbell, Avila, so., Harrisonville, Mo.
Reagan Eastabrooks, Avila, sr., Odessa, Mo.
Trinity Morris, Avila, so., Topeka
Briana Rodriguez, Bethany, so., El Paso, Texas
Cassi Clouse, Bethany, so., West Jordan, Utah
Cassie Baldino, Bethany, so., Vancouver, Wash.
Ciera Flores, Bethany, jr., San Leandro, Calif.
Hannah Price, Bethany, jr., Temecula, Calif.
Katelyn Dain, Bethany, jr., Castle Rock, Colo.
Kelli DeCrow, Bethany, sr., Grand Junction, Colo.
Millenni Lucero, Bethany, so., Denver
Morgan Russell, Bethany, jr., Salina
Tannah Colson, Bethany, so., Huntington, Texas
Tori Quintana, Bethany, jr., Westminster, Colo.
Veronica Beavers, Bethany, sr., Holyoke, Colo.
Katelyn Boston, Bethel, sr., Newton
Kerrigan Simons, Bethel, sr., Wichita
Peyton Uznanski, Bethel, so., Olympia, Wash.
Sarah Smith, Bethel, sr., Topeka
Sydney Harper, Bethel, sr., Andover
Ashlyn Jacobs, Friends, sr., Valley Center
Ericka Baca, Friends, jr., Arlington, Texas
Kat Davis, Friends, jr., Keller, Texas
Renee Downey, Friends, sr., Modesto, Calif.
Savannah Jackson, Friends, so., Ramona, Calif.
Delayna DeMarte, Kansas Wesleyan, sr., Rocklin, Calif.
Kirsten Redfern, Kansas Wesleyan, jr., Keller, Texas
Lauren Blue, Kansas Wesleyan, sr., Arlington, Texas
Paige Anderson, Kansas Wesleyan, so., Lakeville, Minn.
Tara Stubits, Kansas Wesleyan, sr., Topeka
Taylor Lenggenhager, Kansas Wesleyan, sr., Austin
Ali Smith, McPherson, sr., Lodi, Calif.
Destiny Bacon, McPherson, jr., La Mesa, Calif.
Ellis Woodruff, McPherson, jr., Princeton, Texas
Jessica Jones, McPherson, sr., Brentwood, Calif.
Karlie Sneed, McPherson, so., Seminole, Okla.
Molly Booker, McPherson, so., Roseville, Calif.
Taylor Perez, McPherson, jr., Tulsa, Okla.
Abbey Ely, Oklahoma Wesleyan, so., Bartlesville, Okla.
Allie Arnold, Oklahoma Wesleyan, jr., Weatherford, Texas
Bailey Johnson, Oklahoma Wesleyan, so., Ponca City, Okla.
Desiree Nziramasanga, Oklahoma Wesleyan, so., Irving, Texas
Emily Balcom, Oklahoma Wesleyan, so., Poway, Calif.
Kaylee Clinton, Oklahoma Wesleyan, sr., Hugo, Okla.
Kaylie Lakey, Oklahoma Wesleyan, so., Bartlesville, Okla.
Rachel Palmer, Oklahoma Wesleyan, sr., Buna, Texas
Sofia Cardenas, Oklahoma Wesleyan, so., Corvina, Calif.
Tahlor Stefek, Oklahoma Wesleyan, sr., Somerset, Texas
Allison Kearney, Ottawa, so., Valley Falls
Amber Flummerfelt, Ottawa, sr., Lawrence
Brandi Cayler, Ottawa, so., Topeka
Jordyn Sage, Ottawa, sr., Wichita
Jordyn Sarnecki, Ottawa, jr., Elk Grove, Calif.
Kylee Weber, Ottawa, so., Olathe
Lyndsey Loomis, Ottawa, sr., Wichita
Samantha Bates, Ottawa, sr., Olathe
Sierra Rettele, Ottawa, sr., Leavenworth
Tomi-Lyn Hickman, Ottawa, jr., Oskaloosa
Whitney Kraus, Ottawa, sr., Ottawa
Cady Norton, Southwestern, sr., Elgin, Texas
Cassiday Schubert, Southwestern, jr., Terrell, Texas
Hannah Foltz, Southwestern, sr., Douglass
Kayleen Gonzalez, Southwestern, jr., Rowlett, Texas
Loren Wright, Southwestern, so., Edmond, Okla.
Kaycee Carter, Sterling, sr., Pinon Hills, Calif.
Moriah Payton, Sterling, sr., McCook, Neb.
Nicole Haverman, Sterling, so., Rio Rancho, N.M.
Rachel Turner, Sterling, sr., League City, Texas
Alicia Lopez, Tabor, so., Eastvale, Calif.
Allison Zalusky, Tabor, sr., Douglass
Analeisa Bejarano, Tabor, so., Tucson, Ariz.
Aurora Ingram, Tabor, jr., Hoisington
Briana Cantu, Tabor, sr., Mission, Texas
Cassidy Stevens, Tabor, sr., Wellsville, Utah
Chelsey Knight, Tabor, jr., Moundridge
Courtney Bossman, Tabor, so., Citrus Heights, Calif.
Emily Schneider, Tabor, sr., Riverside, Calif.
Hannah Jones, Tabor, sr., Las Vegas
Jessica Buller, Tabor, jr., Enid, Okla.
Kaylee Harrington, Tabor, so., Catoosa, Okla.
Madison Byrd, Tabor, sr., Long Beach, Calif.
Madyson McGill, Tabor, sr., Salem, Neb.
Marlee Baxter, Tabor, jr., Rio Rico, Ariz.
Alexis Solis, Saint Mary, sr., Bakersfield, Calif.
Hazel Faz, Saint Mary, so., Manor, Texas
Hailey Reece, Saint Mary, jr., Lee's Summit, Mo.
Josefina Gutierrez, Saint Mary, jr., Topeka
Mara Davis, Saint Mary, so., Peculiar, Mo.
Maria Howard, Saint Mary, so., Tonganoxie
Shannon Stovall, Saint Mary, so., Spring Hill
Alyssa Ruiz, York, sr., Fresno, Calif.
Breianna Cortez, York, sr., Lubbock, Texas
Samantha Saenz, York, so., Carpinteria, Calif.
PRINCETON, N.J. — George Bullock, of the Indy Fuel, was named the ECHL athletic trainer of the year, while Chris Burke, of the Cincinnati Cyclones, was named the ECHL equipment manager of the year.
Bullock is a 24-year veteran in professional hockey. He has been the trainer for the Fuel for the past six seasons.
Bullock also served as a trainer for the Stockton Thunder, Bakersfield Condors, Greensboro Generals, Louisville RiverFrogs, Wichita Thunder and Bossier-Shreveport Mudbugs.
He was the head trainer for the 2018 ECHL All-Star Classic and the 2004 Central Hockey League All-Star Game.
Bullock was selected in a vote of ECHL trainers.
Burke spent four season with Cincinnati, and was head equipment manager in his last season. He later went on to serve as equipment manager for Atlantic City and Fresno. He returned to Cincinnati in 2006.
He was an equipment manager for the ECHL All-Star Classic twice.
He was named equipment manager of the year in 2006, when he was with Fresno.
Burke was named in a vote of league equipment managers and trainers.