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NJCAA Academic Teams Released

6/30/2020 9:50:30 AM

The 2019-20 academic year presented unprecedented challenges to NJCAA student-athletes, but through determination and excellence in the classroom, 9,555 student-athletes garnered All-Academic recognition for achieving a GPA above 3.6.

"NJCAA student-athletes proved that no obstacle is too difficult to overcome," stated NJCAA President & CEO Dr. Chirstopher Parker. "These difficulties pushed our student-athletes to the limit this year, but the opportunity to overcome these challenges presented itself and our student-athletes flourished academically. The association commends all individuals for their continued success on the playing surfaces and in the classrooms."

Student-athletes are eligible to earn academic honors by achieving an overall GPA of 3.60 or higher for the 2019-20 academic year. The criteria for the three All-Academic teams are listed below:

                NJCAA All-Academic First Team: 4.00 GPA
                
NJCAA All-Academic Second Team: 3.80-3.99 GPA
                
NJCAA All-Academic Third Team: 3.60-3.79 GPA

 To view a full list of all student-athlete award winners, visit: NJCAA All-Academic Awards

2,427 student-athletes garnered NJCAA All-Academic First Team honors after achieving a 4.0 GPA. 3,043 student-athletes were named to the NJCAA All-Academic Second Team while 4,085 student-athletes received third team recognition. An impressive 557 student-athletes who received NJCAA All-American honors for their efforts on the playing surfaces also achieved NJCAA All-Academic recognition for the 2019-20 year.

Sussex County Community College would like to congratulate the 16 student athletes who achieved this prestigious honor.  Their names are listed below:

Chloe Bellerby – 3rd team, Women's Soccer

Lea Fricke – 2nd Team, Women's Soccer

Olivia Hudson – 3rd Team, Women's Soccer

Milla Jowett – 2nd Team, Women's Soccer

Carina Gasparini – 2nd Team, Women's Soccer

Naomi Delbury – 3rd Team, Women's Soccer

Darcy O'Connor – 3rd Team, Men's Soccer

Sebastian Stephan – 2nd Team, Men's Soccer

Miranda Hnyda – 2nd Team, Women's Basketball & Softball

Jean Lagreca – 3rd Team, Baseball

Mathieu Massicotte – 3rd Team, Baseball

Zach Clawson – 3rd Team, Baseball

Ryan Scymanski – 3rd Team, Baseball

Mike Dunay – 3rd Team, Baseball

Gianna Santiago – 3rd Team, Softball

Madison Stires – 2nd Team, Softball