Bethany thinclads honored for academics

By Bethany College Sports Information
July 03, 2014

WICHITA — The Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference (KCAC) has announced the men's and women's outdoor track and field scholar-athletes for the 2014 spring season.

Seven out of the 54 KCAC women athletes honored are Bethany College Swedes.

The recipients for the women's team are Miranda Burton, Layne Gilliland, Kara Shaheen, Amy Bosley, Kaitlyn Davis, Sierra Sherrod and Kristi Ohlschwager.

Burton is a sophomore from Holyrood and has not declared a major. Gilliand is a sophomore from Spring Hill and is majoring in chemistry education. Shaheen is a sophomore from Manhattan majoring in elementary education. Bosley is a junior from Oklahoma City and is majoring in biology and chemistry. Davis is a senior from Hill City who is a double major, health and physical education and special education 6-12. Sherrod , from Kenosha, Wisc., is a senior majoring in biology. Ohlschwager is a sophomore from Morrison, Colo., and is majoring in health and wellness and psychology.

"We are very proud of our student-athletes and their hard work in the classroom,” Bethany coach Ken Ciolek said. “Our student-athletes know that to be able to get it done on the track that they first need to get it done in the classroom. Our student-athletes do a remarkable job with this and I could not be more proud of all of them”

Seven of the 52 men for KCAC men's outdoor track & field scholar-athletes are Swedes. They include Barry Garfinkel, Zach Hartwell, Seth White, Jeremiah Gerardy, Nikolaus Barre, Jordan Dahlke and Ethan Linden.

Garfinkel was a junior from Karkur, Israel, majoring in management and accounting. Hartwell is from Norton and is majoring in business management. He was a sophomore. White is from Scandia and is a sophomore majoring in business education. Gerardy is a junior from Maquoketa, IA and is majoring in finance. Barre is a senior from Richardson, Texas, and is majoring in health and physical education. Dahlke is an accounting finance major from Holyrood. Linden is a senior from Ellinwood and is majoring in mathematics with a minor in Physics.