Twenty-One SCCC Student-Athletes Earn NJCAA All-Academic Awards

Joe Denoyer - July 2, 2019 6:11 pm

By Phillip Lee

LIBERAL, Kan. – Seward County Community College athletes continue to show that not only do they excel on the field and the court, but also in the classroom.

A total of 21 Saints and Lady Saints achieved NJCAA All-Academic Student-Athlete Awards for the 2018-19 year. There were seven named to first team, five to second team and nine to third team.

Baseball led the way with eight players earning awards, volleyball had four, men’s tennis and women’s basketball each with three, softball had two and women’s tennis with one.

Student-athletes are eligible to earn academic honors by achieving an overall GPA of 3.60 or higher. First Team is 4.00, Second Team is 3.99-3.80 and Third Team is 3.79-3.60.

FIRST TEAM SPORT

Ali Lucero basketball

Jordan Cordrey softball

Jordan Kennedy baseball

Kason Haggard baseball

Lexi Hernandez basketball

Nicole Nelson softball

Cruz Shope baseball

SECOND TEAM SPORT

Alisa Handrugan tennis

Carlo Izurieta tennis

Lebron Malave volleyball

Laura De Pra volleyball

Richard Armijo baseball

THIRD TEAM SPORT

Alex Mesquida Berg tennis

Ben Ayala baseball

Ben Tsui baseball

Braeden Gould baseball

Chandler Poell baseball

Esmadar Tavares volleyball

Franck Soulerot tennis

Giovanna Tapigliani volleyball

Taelor Parker basketball

 

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