Three Holt County natives were recently honored by the Iowa Community College Athletic Conference.
Courtni Kunz and Monique Schafer of Stuart along with Mackenzie Wecker of O'Neill were all recognized by the ICCAC for their performances throughout the regular season.
Kunz, a right side hitter, led the Hawks in kills and points this season with 351 and 386 respectively. The sophomore also had 817 total attacks this year to help guide the Hawks to their first ever National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) National Tournament appearance.
Wecker, a defensive specialist, had 741 digs this year. That mark is best in the conference, and eighth best in the NJCAA. The sophomore also contributed with 46 service aces and 51 points on the year.
Schafer was named to the ICCAC All-Region Second Team.
Those three were joined by two other Hawks on this year's team.
Kelsey Shoemaker of Stanton, helped lead the Hawks on the front line this year. Shoemaker, a sophomore, led the team in blocks this year with 61 total, including 25 solo blocks all while contributing 370 points to her team over the course of the season.
Tabitha Kander, an outside hitter/right side hitter from Stanton was also named to the ICCAC All-Region Second Team.
Elsewhere, Wecker was named to the ICCAC All-Conference First Team; Shoemaker was named to the ICCAC All-Conference Second Team; and Kunz, Shoemaker and Wecker were named to the Region XI-B All-Tournament Team.
The Hawks (27-11) are gearing up to play in the NJCAA National Tournament. The Hawks will face Catawba Valley Community College of North Carolina, (39-5) on Thursday, November 17 at 2 p.m. in Charleston, WV.