WICHITA, Kan. – The Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference (KCAC) is pleased to announce 20 men's tennis student-athletes have been named 2016-17 KCAC Scholar-Athletes.

Bethel College had four student-athletes named KCAC Scholar-Athletes. They are Grant Bellar, Gabe Johnson, Ryan LaCombe, and Tyler Shima.

Seven conference institutions are represented. McPherson College lead the way with five student-athletes recognized. The group consists of nine student-athletes from Kansas, seven seniors, five juniors, and eight sophomores.

Student-athletes must have sophomore standing at the start of the sport season, maintain a minimum grade point average of 3.333 on a 4.0 scale, and letter in their sport.

Those KCAC Men's Tennis Scholar-Athletes are:

NameSchoolClassHometown
Juan MateusBethanySr.Cali, Colombia
Edward SengaiBethanySo.Mutare, Zimbabwe
Grant BellarBethelSo.Conway Springs, Kan.
Gabe JohnsonBethelSo.Abilene, Kan.
Ryan LaCombeBethelSo.Abilene, Kan.
Tyler ShimaBethelJr.Topeka, Kan.
Mitchell ByersKansas WesleyanJr.Buhler, Kan.
Samir LopezKansas WesleyanJr.Bogota, Colombia
Michael MoodyKansas WesleyanSo.Oklahoma City, Okla.
Hector Carrillo PeralesMcPhersonSr.Barcelona, Spain
Joan-Marc Fajula RodriguezMcPhersonSr.Catalonia, Spain
Juan Jimenez OsorioMcPhersonSo.Pereira, Colombia
Ahmed LahlouMcPhersonSo.Casablanca, Morocco
Timo HoelzmannMcPhersonJr.Berlin, Germany
Shailendra SelvarajOttawaSr.Overland Park, Kan.
Bobby VoOttawaSr.Pass Christian, Miss.
Braden BakerSouthwesternSr.Derby, Kan.
Brian VancurenSouthwesternJr.Conway Springs, Kan.
Angel MiguelTaborSo.Valencia, Spain
Jeffrey PritchardTaborSr.Hillsboro, Kan.