The Gillette College Women’s Soccer team celebrating their NJCAA North Plains District Championship win against Iowa Western at home. (H/t Ryan Shippy, Gillette College)
Several Gillette College athletes received athletic honors this year, according to a May 22 release from the Northern Wyoming Community College District (NWCCD).
Among those were several players on the Pronghorn Women’s Soccer team that went to the national tournament and were selected for one of the 2019-2020 All-Region Teams, the release stated. Players Jaycie Greene, Karlie Valdez of West Haven, Utah; Irie Elliott and Kelsey Hogan of Great Falls, Montana all made First Team All-Region. Sarah Williams and Emma Jarvis were selected for the Second Team All-Region. In addition, Greene was named Region IX Freshman of the Year and also received Honorable Mention All-American while Valdez was selected Region IX Player of the Year as well as the 2020 Outstanding Student Athlete for Gillette College.
Members of the Gillette College Men’s Soccer team were also duly honored, including Jordan Milby of Casper; Isaack Shire of Salt Lake City and Leno De Gaetano of Edinburgh, United Kingdom, who all received Honorable Mention All-Region, per the release.
Several players on the Gillette College Women’s Basketball team were also honored including Skylar Patton of New Caney, Texas, who was selected for the Region IX North All-Conference Team, Region IX North All-Defensive Team and Region IX All-Tournament Team. Fellow teammate Sydney Prather of Big Timber, Montana, was selected for the Region IX All-Tournament Team while Molly Coleman of Kadina, Australia, received notoreity as Region IX North All-Conference Team. Additionally, fellow Australian Kobe King-Hawea of Melbourne was selected as the Region IX North All-Conference Team MVP, Region IX All-Tournament Team and NJCAA 1st Team All-American as well as the World Exposure 1st Team All-American and World Exposure Freshman of the Year.
The Gillette College Men’s Basketball team also won several recognitions. Mason Archambault of Rapid City was selected for the Second Team All-Region while Bradley Akhile was named to Third Team All-Region along with Archambault, Jayden Coke of Ajax, Ontario, and Isaac Mushila, who made the Region IX All-Tournament Team.
“We are so incredibly proud of these students’ achievements,” said NWCCD Athletic Director Rich “Bubba” Hall. “They are outstanding student athletes and great representatives of Gillette College in the region.”