Hannah DeMars of The University of Jamestown has been selected as the Hauff Mid-America
Sports/Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) Women’s Basketball Player-of-the-Year and headlines the GPAC Basketball All-Conference Teams for 2022-23. DeMars averaged 17.7 points and 9.9 rebounds per game for the Jimmies who went 21-8 overall and 16-6 in conference play.
Other GPAC basketball honorees for 2022-23 include: Co-Defensive Players-of-the-Year Jada Campbell of Dakota Wesleyan and Kennedy Benne from Briar Cliff; Freshman-of-the-Year Macy Sievers of Dordt; and the Hauff Mid-America Sports/GPAC Co-Coaches-of-the-Year Bill Harmsen from Dordt and Thad Sankey from Jamestown. The All-GPAC Basketball Teams and honors are selected by the league’s 12 head coaches.
2022-23 GPAC Women’s Basketball All-Conference Teams
NAME SCHOOL HEIGHT YEAR POSITION HOMETOWN
- Bailey Beckman Dordt 5-3 Sr. Guard Panorama, Iowa
- *Hannah DeMars Jamestown 5-11 Sr. Forward Grand Rapids, Minn.
- Karly Gustafson Dordt 6-0 Sr. Forward Ethan, S.D.
- Mak Hatcliff Doane 5-7 So. Guard Beatrice, Neb.
- Maddie Jones Northwestern 5-5 Sr. Guard Twin Lakes, Iowa
- Sophia Peppers Morningside 5-10 Sr. Forward Exira, Iowa
- Matti Reiner Dakota Wesleyan 5-10 Sr. Forward Tripp, S.D.
- Taysha Rushton Concordia 5-5 So. Guard Midland, Texas
- Konnor Sudmann Briar Cliff 5-11 Sr. Guard Treynor, Iowa
- Kia Tower Jamestown 5-6 Sr. Guard Bigfork, Minn.
- Kennedy Benne Briar Cliff 5-8 Jr. Guard Oakland, Neb.
- Jada Campbell Dakota Wesleyan 6-4 Sr. Center Alexandria, S.D.
- Emilee Danner Northwestern 5-10 Sr. Guard Westside, Iowa
- Madelyn Deitchler Briar Cliff 5-11 Sr. Center Treynor, Iowa
- Macy Holtz Doane 5-7 So. Guard Plainview, Minn.
- Isabel Ihnen Dakota Wesleyan 5-7 Jr. Guard Lennox, S.D.
- Abby Krieser Concordia 5-8 So. Guard Lincoln, Neb.
- Sadie Powell Concordia 6-0 So. Forward Cedar Rapids, Iowa
- Molly Schany Northwestern 6-1 Jr. Forward Emmetsburg, Iowa
- Janie Schoonhoven Dordt 5-10 So. Forward Hospers, Iowa
- Briar Cliff: Payton Slaughter, Peyton Wingert
- College of Saint Mary: Madelyn Turner
- Concordia: Kendal Brigham. Mackenzie Toomey
- Dakota Wesleyan: Rylee Rosenquist, Morgan Edelman
- Doane: Megan Chambers
- Dordt: Macy Sievers
- Hastings: Allie Bauer, Mariyah Avila
- Midland: Erin Prusa
- Morningside: McKenna Sims, Alexis Spier, Chloe Lofstrom
- Mount Marty: Eve Millar. Kaela Martinez
- Northwestern: Taylor VanderVelde
- Jamestown: Audrey Rodakowski, Kate Busek
- Hauff Mid-America Sports/GPAC Player-of-the-Year: Hannah DeMars, Jamestown
- GPAC Co-Defensive Players-of-the-Year: Jada Campbell, Dakota Wesleyan and Kennedy Benne, Briar Cliff
- GPAC Freshman-of-the-Year: Macy Sievers, Dordt
- Hauff Mid-America Sports/GPAC Co-Coaches-of-the-Year: Bill Harmsen, Dordt and Thad Sankey, Jamestown
Mason Walters of The University of Jamestown has been selected as the Hauff Mid-America
Sports/Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) Men’s Basketball Player-of-the-Year and headlines the GPAC Basketball All-Conference Teams for 2022-23. Walters averaged 26.3 points and 9.6 rebounds per game for the Jimmies who went 25-5 overall and 15-5 in conference play.
Other GPAC basketball honorees for 2022-23 include: Defensive Player-of-the-Year Trey Powers from Morningside; Freshman-of-the-Year Reggie Thomas of Hastings; and the Hauff Mid-America Sports/GPAC Coach-of-the-Year Trent Miller from Morningside. The All-GPAC Basketball Teams and honors are selected by the league’s 11 head coaches.
2022-23 GPAC Men’s Basketball All-Conference Teams
NAME SCHOOL HEIGHT YEAR POSITION HOMETOWN
- Dillon Carlson Northwestern 6-2 Sr. Guard Ankeny, Iowa
- Bryce Coppock Dordt 5-11 Jr. Guard Hawarden, Iowa
- Ely Doble Morningside 6-6 Jr. Center Gretna, Neb.
- Koln Oppold Dakota Wesleyan 6-4 Sr. Forward Sioux Falls, S.D.
- Noah Schutte Concordia 6-4 So. Forward Laurel, Neb.
- Joey Skoff Morningside 6-3 Jr. Guard Omaha, Neb.
- Craig Sterk Northwestern 6-7 Jr. Forward McBain, Mich.
- Brady Timm Doane 5-10 So. Guard Yutan, Neb.
- Jacob Vis Dordt 6-7 Jr. Forward Rock Valley, Iowa
- *Mason Walters Jamestown 6-9 Sr. Forward Jamestown, N.D.
- Will Cordes Jamestown 5-11 Jr. Guard Shakopee, Minn.
- Jaden Kleinhesselink Briar Cliff 6-2 Gr. Guard Sheldon, Iowa
- Tash Lunday Mount Marty 6-6 Fr. Guard/Forward Flandreau, S.D.
- Alec Oberhauser Doane 6-8 Sr. Forward Parkersburg, Iowa
- Jake Orr Midland 6-2 Fr. Guard Omaha, Neb.
- Luke Rankin Dordt 5-10 So. Guard Grimes, Iowa
- Gage Smith Concordia 6-6 Sr. Forward Elizabeth, Colo.
- Reggie Thomas Hastings 6-1 Fr. Guard Omaha, Neb.
- Aidan Vanderloo Morningside 6-1 Jr. Guard Sioux City, Iowa
- Cole Woodford Jamestown 6-1 Jr. Guard Redwood Falls, Minn.
- Briar Cliff: Matthew Stilwill, Quinn Vesey
- Concordia: Tristan Smith, Brad Bennett
- Dakota Wesleyan: Kallan Herman, Jakob Dobney
- Dordt: Lucas Lorenzen, Cade Bleeker
- Hastings: Karson Ganesbom
- Midland: Emanuel Bryson
- Morningside: Jack Dotzler, Trey Powers
- Mount Marty: Cole Bowen
- Northwestern: Matt Onken
- Jamestown: Marc Kjos
- Hauff Mid-America Sports/GPAC Player-of-the-Year: Mason Walters, Jamestown
- GPAC Defensive Player-of-the-Year: Trey Powers, Morningside
- GPAC Freshman-of-the-Year: Reggie Thomas, Hastings
- Hauff Mid-America Sports/GPAC Coach-of-the-Year: Trent Miller, Morningside