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Athletics News

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June 24, 2014

The NJCAA officially released the names of the 2013-2014 NJCAA Academic Student-Athlete Award winners as well as the NJCAA All-Academic Team Award winners. This academic year PVCC posted the most Student-Athletes and Teams for NJCAA academic awards in department history. Previous records for both categories were set in 2012-2013

Eleven PVCC teams were honored as 2013-2014 All-Academic Teams. The previous record was 9.

Women's Golf - 3.585
Men's Tennis - 3.437
Softball - 3.369
Women's Soccer - 3.283
Women's Indoor Track - 3.213
Men's Cross Country - 3.212
Women's Outdoor Track - 3.174
Men's Indoor Track - 3.107
Men's Outdoor Track - 3.091
Women's Cross Country - 3.084
Women's Tennis - 3.048

The Pumas also represented well with 21 individuals garnering 2013-2014 Academic Student-Athlete Awards. The previous record was 14.

Pinnacle Academic Achievement designation was awarded to:
Matthew Otis - Tennis
Brandon Wheat - XC/Track

Superior Academic Achievement designation was awarded to:
MaKenna George - Soccer/Tennis
Jennafer Ingram - Track
Kenneth McGinley - Golf
Amanda McLean - Soccer
Alisha Ramirez - Softball
Ashley Stein - Soccer
Rochelle Talamantes - Softball
Callie Willcox - XC

Exemplary Academic Achievement designation was awarded to:
Jorge Carazo Diaz - Tennis
Halie Claiborne - Soccer
Michael Fallon - Soccer
Marissa Jauregui - Softball
Danielle Leon-Estrada - Soccer
Leah Marlow - Golf
Caleb McKinnon - Baseball
Dustin Owsley - Track
Erica Peck - Soccer
Emily Wakeford - Golf
Christopher Webb - XC/Track

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 Award honorees and All-Academic Team Award honorees, please click below.

To read the complete release CLICK HERE

2013-2014 NJCAA Academic Student-Athlete Awards

2013-2014 NJCAA All-Academic Teams