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Twenty-one SCCC student-athletes earn NJCAA all-academic awards

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

Dorianne 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