Lantz Named to Heart ASA

by Wade Steinlage

Oskaloosa–Junior women’s golfer Madison Lantz (Corona, Calif., Psychology and Human Services) has been selected to represent William Penn on the Heart of America Athletic Conference’s Association of Student-Athletes (HASA).

Lantz is one of 13 individuals (one from each Heart institution–two from Benedictine and none from Evangel) who have been appointed to the HASA. She is a member of the women’s golf team, while also being Vice President of WPU’s Student Government Association.

The goal of the HASA is to ‘actively promote a positive relationship between student-athletes and both conference and campus athletic administrators through open communication, support, representation and constructive feedback while creating unity, academic success and well-being among all student-athletes.’

The HASA will serve as a key voice for student-athletes in the matters of Champions of Character, NAIA and Heart policies, conduct in competition, and policies and situations that affect the student-athlete experience and welfare. The representatives will be a resource to the Council of Presidents and Board of Governors in decisions that could have an impact on the student-athlete experience.

The committee will also serve in the following capacities:
–Discuss and provide feedback on conference topics affecting student-athlete welfare
–Assist in educating student athletes about Heart/NAIA issues on their home campus
–Increase and improve student-athletes’ understanding of the Heart and NAIA Legislative process
–Promote student-athlete participation in Champions of Character programs
–Provide a forum for addressing student-athlete concerns

2019-2020 HASA Committee Members:
Baker–Collyn Lowery (Men’s Soccer)
Benedictine–Nicole Kelly (Women’s Soccer)
Benedictine–Schaefer Schuetz (Football)
Central Methodist–Shannon Peters (Women’s Volleyball)
Clarke–Justin Droessler (Men’s Track & Field)
Culver-Stockton–Kaelee Ogle (Women’s Basketball)
Grand View–Justin Portillo (Men’s Wrestling)
Graceland–James Jackson (Football)
MidAmerica Nazarene–Anna Roulston (Women’s Basketball)
Missouri Valley–Shanelle Tolley (Women’s Basketball)
Mount Mercy–Alyssa Weldon (Women’s Volleyball)
Peru State–Vivian Brown (Women’s Golf)
William Penn–Madison Lantz (Women’s Golf)

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