PERU – The Heart of America Athletic Conference has named 48 Peru State College Bobcats as scholar-athletes.

The athletes include Chaz Dunn, a baseball player from Falls City, Destiny Worthey, a cross country runner from Humboldt, and Noah Kasbohm, a football player from Nebraska City.

To qualify as a scholar athlete, a student my have earned a grade point average of 3.4 over at least 60 semester hours.

Name/Hometown Sport Major

Chaz Dunn Falls City Baseball Marketing

Tyler Wheelock Bellevue Baseball K-12 Health and Physical Education

Julian Fernandez Middle Village, N.Y. Baseball Criminal Justice - Administration

Eddy Pimental San Juan, P.R. Baseball Accounting Sterling Rupp Omaha Baseball Kinesiology

Nick Brannon Las Vegas, Nev. Men's Basketball Management

Deonte McReynolds Chicago, Ill. Men's Basketball Accounting

DeMon Hyler Kansas City, Mo. Men's Basketball Management

Drew Switzer Casper, Wyo. Men's Basketball Marketing

Nicholas Wurm Adelaide, Australia Men's Basketball Psychology

Lauren Beath Bakersfield, Calif. Women's Basketball Disease and Human Health

Maria Alcantara Recife, Brazil Women's Basketball Pre-Physical Therapy

Brooke Maeda Honolulu Women's Basketball Pre-Pharmacy

Claire Cudney Marysville, Kan. Women's Basketball/Women's Volleyball Early Childhood Educ Incl B-3

Beth Hall Graceville, Fla. Women's Basketball K-6 Special Education Swaranga

Fernando Colombo, Sri Lanka Women's Basketball Accounting

Allison Tichy Bellevue Women's Basketball Kinesiology

Jordan Salas Winfield, Kan. Women's Basketball Biochemical Science

Giovanna Silva Brazilia, Brazil Women's Basketball Kinesiology

Destiny Worthey Humboldt Women's Cross Country Early Childhood PK-3 & Elementary Education

Hailey Bouwens Lincoln Women's Cross Country Criminal Justice - Counseling & Psychology Sydney Stevelinck Lyons, Colo. Women's Cross Country Kinesiology

Julia Zurek Louisville Women's Cross Country Kinesiology

Emily Whipple Lincoln Women's Golf Middle Level Education Lindsay

Harlow Dawson Women's Golf Accounting/CPA, Management, & CMIS

Dwight Butler Rabun Gap, Ga. Football Accounting

Dan Boshart Wood River Football Social Science Teaching

Luis Constantino Varzea Grande, Brazil Football Kinesiology & Management

Dylan Dittman Omaha Football Social Science Teaching

Noah Kasbohm Nebraska City Football Biochemical Science

Dylan King Vancouver, Wash. Football Kinesiology

Mitch Orr Smithville, Mo. Football Psychology

Justin Pool Circleville, Kan. Football Management & Marketing

Austin Rosas Red Bluff, Calif. Football Psychology

Mason Smith Grain Valley, Mo. Football Health & Physical Education 7-12

Brady Stephens Council Bluffs, Iowa Football Kinesiology

Tylor Watts Ridgecrest, Calif. Football Criminal Justice - Law and Society

Morgan Ritchie Lincoln Softball Criminal Justice

Ally Hazen North Platte Softball Social Science Teaching Takia Walker Enterprise, Ala. Softball Biochemical Science

Nadja Janjevic Podgorica, Montenegro Volleyball Management

Kira Shapiro Omaha Volleyball Kinesiology and Psychology

Darlene Quinonez Holguin Las Cruces, N.M. Volleyball Management & Marketing

Yorgelys Jaspe San Carlos, Venezuela Volleyball Accounting & Management

Hannah Sexton Beatrice Volleyball Health & Physical Education 7-12

Mallory Matthies Omaha Volleyball Elementary Education & K-6 Special Education

Taylor Thompson Norfolk Volleyball Elementary Education Peru State

Athletic director Wayne Albury was proud to read the long list.
Albury: "This is a true indication our coaching staff does make sure that our athletes know they can truly be ‘student-athletes."