SIOUX CITY, Iowa– The 2019 Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) Cheer and Dance All-Conference Team has been selected. This is the second year that the GPAC is naming All-Conference performers for Cheer and Dance.
Kayla Inlay from Morningside was selected as the Hauff Mid-America Sports/GPAC Cheer Athlete-of-the-Year and Shaffrea Hopson from Midland has been selected as the Hauff Mid-America Sports/GPAC Dance Athlete- of-the-Year
To be selected to the All-Conference teams the student-athletes needed to perform a set of skills as outlined bythe NAIA Cheer and Dance Coaches’ Handbook. A minimum score on these skills (as judged) was required forselection to the teams.
Mikaelah Molifua from Hastings was named the Hauff Mid-America Sports/GPAC Cheer Coach-of-the-Year. Alisha Steckler from Morningside was named the Hauff Mid-America Sports/GPAC Dance Coach-of-the-Year.
The Midland Cheer and Dance teams won the GPAC Championships on Saturday, Feb. 9, at Hastings College in Hastings, Nebraska.
(Name, school, classification, hometown)
*Kayla Inlay, Morningside, senior, Sioux City, Iowa
Jessica Hoffman (Hastings)
Elaria Walker (Hastings)
Elisabeth Johnston (Midland)
Derrick Hobbs (Midland)
Taylor Kvittem (Midland)
*Hauff Mid-America Sports/GPAC Cheer Athlete-of-the-Year: Kayla Inlay, Morningside
Hauff Mid-America Sports/GPAC Cheer Coach-of-the-Year:Mikaelah Molifua, Hastings
Genevieve Kroese, Midland, sophomore, Eagle, Neb.
Logan Deahn, Midland, junior, Lincoln, Neb.
Ty Hecker, Midland, senior, David City, Neb.
* Shaffrea Hopson, Midland, freshman, Olathe, Kan.
Dany Cook, Hastings, senior, Fairfield, Calif.
Jenna Winkler, Morningside, senior, Papillion, Neb.
Diego Marquez, Morningside, junior, Sioux City, Iowa
Miranda Shipley, Morningside, senior, Des Moines, Iowa
Kayla Inlay, Morningside, senior, Sioux City, Iowa
Renee Lukowicz, Doane, sophomore, Littleton, Colo.
Honorable Mention: Marlando Sparks (Midland), Julianne Lewis (Midland), Kassie Kent (Midland), Rochelle Olson (Midland), Sidney Howard (Midland), Brea Lovitt (Midland), Chandler Misselt (Hastings), Caitlin Krallis (Hastings), Claire Kredit (Dordt), Danielle Plathe (Morningside), Bryn Groff (Morningside), Allysen Fuller (Morningside), Taylor Strawn (Morningside), Macy Hollingsed (College of Saint Mary), Alison Wright (Morningside), Sarah DeBoer (Doane), Olivia DeFord (Doane), Elizabeth Piper (Doane), Corbin Hubbell (Doane)
*Hauff Mid-America Sports/GPAC Dance Athlete-of-the-Year: Shaffrea Hopson, Midland
Hauff Mid-America Sports/GPAC Dance Coaches-of-the-Year: Alisha Steckler, Morningside