Thirty-two Hill College athletes receive NJCAA All-Academic honors

  Hill College
  Monday, July 2, 2018 12:14 PM
  Athletics

Hillsboro, TX

Thirty-two Hill College student-athletes recently received All-Academic Student-Athlete Awards from the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) for the 2017-18 academic year. The program honors athletes across the country for their academic success based on their grade point average (GPA). 

The Hill College women’s basketball and baseball teams were named All-Academic Teams, with team GPAs of 3.29 and 3.28, respectively. 

The National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association (NIRA) Academic All-Americans are Cierra Doyal of Durant, Okla., and Maci Ray of Mabank.

Hill College had eight athletes earn NJCAA All-Academic First-Team honors (4.0 GPA), eight received second-team honors (3.80-3.99 GPA) and 16 earned third-team honors (3.60-3.79 GPA). The following Hill College athletes earned NJCAA All-Academic Student-Athlete Awards:

NJCAA ALL-ACADEMIC FIRST TEAM (4.00 GPA)

Baseball

Grant Bruce of Plano, Easton Migl, Marco Navarro-Sanchez of Coppell, Zachary Wilson of McKinney

Women’s Basketball

Kelsey Crouse of Sachse, Miranda Stephens of Rosenberg

Men’s Basketball

Vilgot Larsson of Torsas, Sweden

Women’s Soccer

Katherine Reid of Katy

NJCAA ALL-ACADEMIC SECOND TEAM (3.80-3.99 GPA)

Baseball

Carson Carter of Keller, Justin Hamilton of League City, Craig Keuchel of Conroe, Nathan Vail of Temple

Softball

Baylee Taylor of Bullard

Volleyball

Callan Holmes of Lorena 

Men’s Soccer

Milos Blagojevic of Belgrade, Serbia

Women’s Soccer

Alejandra Huerta of Burleson 

NJCAA ALL-ACADEMIC THIRD TEAM (3.60-3.79 GPA)

Baseball

Charles Baley of Woodway, Taylor Daniell of Ennis, Garet Douglas of Killeen, Dane Kapande of Evergreen, Colo.; Cameron Lang of Midlothian, Andrew Mooty of North Richland Hills

Women’s Basketball

Shelby Corry of Crockett, Alexia Leveston of Madisonville

Volleyball

Morgan Burns of LaVernia

Men’s Soccer

Edward Dakwa of Sheffield, England; Thomas Pearson of Newport, Wales; Timothy Ugo of Dallas; Jacob White of Norfolk, England

Women’s Soccer

Dariana Recarte of Houston, Olivia Rees of Preston, England 

Softball

Carli Holekamp of Temple

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