CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Success was evident in the classroom, on the field and on the court for many Northeast Community College athletic teams.
The National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) has announced that five sports earned All-Academic Team honors.
The list includes: women’s volleyball (3.61 GPA), women’s basketball (3.39), men’s golf (3.21), softball (3.12) and baseball (3.06).
Meanwhile, 31 Northeast student-athletes were named to the teams. To be named to the NJCAA All Academic First Team, the student-athlete must have earned a 4.0 grade point average (GPA). To be named to the All-Academic Second Team, the student-athlete must have earned a 3.80-3.99 GPA while the requirement to be named to the All-Academic Third Team is a GPA of 3.60-3.79.
Northeast athletes named to the NJCAA All-Academic First Team include Jared Hammerlun of O’Neill, men’s soccer.
Northeast athletes named to the second team includes Caleb Rihanek of Spencer, men’s basketball.