On July 6, 2017 the NJCAA National Office announced a record-number of student-athletes who earned distinction on one of the three 2016-2017 NJCAA All-Academic Teams. The NJCAA allows over 59,000 student-athletes to participate in athletics, while only 10.1 percent, a significant increase from last year's 7.9 percent, are recgonized with this prestigious honor for their success in the classroom.
In order to earn this honor, a student-athlete must meet the classifications 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
Of the 6,006 student-athletes honored across the nation, Cecil College is proud to recognize 11 Seahawks that were selected to one of the 2016-2017 NJCAA All-Academic Teams, making it the largest class in Cecil College Athletics history!
The Cecil College All-Academic Team members are listed below, alphabetically by first name:
|Brittany Atkins||Women's Volleyball II||First Team All-Academic|
|Courtney Brown-Intano||Women's Soccer I||Third Team All-Academic|
|Gabriel Gonzalez Bello||Men's Soccer I||Second Team All-Academic|
|Gaylen Lane||Softball II||First Team All-Academic|
|John Alexander||Men's Soccer I||Second Team All-Academic|
|Joseph Murray||Baseball II||Third Team All-Academic|
|Joshua Backert||Men's Soccer I||Third Team All-Academic|
|Kyralee Comeaux||Softball II||First Team All-Academic|
|Natalie Daley||Women's Volleyball II||Second Team All-Academic|
|Rebecca Ashman||Softball II||Third Team All-Academic|
|Victor Aguiar-Surya||Men's Soccer I||Third Team All-Academic|
The NJCAA has been annually recognizing the academic succss of its student-athletes since 1983.