William Jewell KA Named Academic All-American
Senior men’s track and field athlete Ryan Hoffman (Alpha Delta–William Jewell ’19) was named to the Academic All-America Second Team by the College Sports Information Directors of America. Ryan becomes just the second athlete in William Jewell’s history to be honored with the Academic All-America™ program which “celebrates outstanding academic and athletic achievement by student-athletes.”
Ryan, who graduated in May of 2020, with a degree in biochemistry, won the 2019 Great Lakes Valley Conference decathlon championship and took second place in the heptathlon at the indoor championships in 2020. Most recently he was named Academic All-GLVC, was a USTFCCCA All-Region selection last season, is the GLVC James R. Spalding Sportsmanship Award honoree for the second straight year, and the recipient of the 2020 R.E. Bowles Award.