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June 18, 2013
NJCAA ANNOUNCES 2012-13 ACADEMIC AWARD WINNERS

The NJCAA released the names of the 2012-2013 NJCAA Academic Student-Athlete Awards as well as the NJCAA All-Academic Teams Awards. This academic year PVCC posted the most Student-Athletes and Teams for NJCAA academic awards in department history.

Nine PVCC teams were honored as 2012-2013 All-Academic Teams.
Men's Tennis - 3.31 GPA
Softball - 3.29 GPA
Women's Soccer - 3.26 GPA
Women's Cross Country - 3.15 GPA
Women's Outdoor Track & Field - 3.06 GPA
Men's Cross Country - 3.03 GPA
Men's Indoor Track & Field - 3.02 GPA
Women's Indoor and Outdoor Track & Field - 3.01 GPA

The Pumas also represented well with 14 individuals garnering 2012-2013 Academic Student-Athlete Awards.

Superior Academic Achievement designation was awarded to:
Makenna George - Soccer
Sarah Gaalswijk - Softball
Kristofer Ayers - Baseball

Exemplary Academic Achievement designation was awarded to:
Austin Shetterly - Baseball
Tayven Townsend - Tennis
Andreina Friedman - Tennis
Joseph Horn - Baseball
Krisa Duff - Soccer
Nicholas Sornsin - Baseball
Matthew Whitlatch - Cross Country/Track & Field
Tessalin Hamberlin - Soccer
Gino DiGiacinto-Hillis - Tennis
Caleb McKinnon - Baseball
Roxanne Messier - Softball

Academic Student-Athlete Awards are awarded as follows.
NJCAA Pinnacle Award for Academic Excellence
(4.00 GPA on a 4.00 scale)
NJCAA Award for Superior Academic Achievement
(3.80 to 3.99 on a 4.00 scale)
NJCAA Award for Exemplary Academic Achievement
(3.60 to 3.79 on a 4.00 scale)

All-Academic Team Awards are awarded to teams that post a 3.0 GPA or higher.

To see a list of all NJCAA Academic Student-Athlete Awards and All-Academic Team Awards please click below.

2012-2013 NJCAA Academic Student-Athlete Awards

2012-2013 NJCAA All-Academic Teams

WELL DONE PUMAS!