Academic Honors for CCC Student-Athletes

Academic Honors for CCC Student-Athletes

The National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) has recognized 22 Central Community College student-athletes for their academic achievement during 2017-18.

Student-athletes who earned a 4.0 GPA were named NJCAA All-Academic First team, while those who posted a GPA of 3.80-3.99 were named NJCAA All-Academic Second Team. The NJCAA All-Academic Third Team is comprised of student-athletes who finished with a GPA of 3.60-3.79.

The CCC volleyball team led the way with nine student-athletes earning NJCAA academic honors, followed by men's soccer with eight. Softball and women's basketball each had three players.

"We are once again very happy and pleased with the academic progress of our student-athletes in our athletic programs," said CCC athletic director Jack Gutierrez. "All of these student-athletes are key members of their squads and of outstanding character. It is a true testament to the type of athletes and coaches we have leading them, to achieve such academic prowess."

The following is a list of each sport and each team members' specific honor:

Men's Soccer

Riolan Mello, 1st team;

Lucas Apolinario, 2nd team;

Guilherme Balestra-Demhougi, 2nd team;

Lucas Gama de Mattos, 2nd team;

Tulio Magalhaes, 2nd team;

Italo Vichiatto, 2nd team;

Peterson Costa, 3rd team;

Marcus Horwood, 3rd team.


Taylor Griffith, 1st team;

Danica Schaefer, 2nd team;

MacKenzie Eller, 3rd team.


Sheridan Holcomb, 1st team;

Jordee Korte, 1st team;

Jacie Laetsch, 1st team;

Amber Anderson, 2nd team;

Maddie Davis, 2nd team;

Jessica Eurek, 2nd team;

Alexis Howard, 2nd team;

Maeghan Pieper, 2nd team;

Paxton Throne, 3rd team.

Women's Basketball

Alexis Ramaekers, 2nd team;

Shanelle Wong-Sang, 2nd team;

Paxton Throne, 3rd team.