CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Forty-five Northeast Community College student-athletes were named to one of the All-Academic teams of the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) for their work in the classroom over the last season.
Student-athletes are eligible to earn the honor by achieving an overall GPA of 3.60 or higher for the 2022-23 academic year. Eleven student-athletes were named to the first team (4.0 GPA), 12 were named to the second team (3.80-3.99 GPA) and 22 were named to the third team (3.60-3.79 GPA).
In addition, seven athletic programs at Northeast were named a 2022-23 NJCAA Academic Team of the Year. The volleyball (3.48 GPA), women’s soccer (3.44 GPA), women’s basketball (3.43 GPA), men’s golf (3.33 GPA), baseball (3.29 GPA), softball (3.27 GPA) and men’s soccer (3.17 GPA) programs all received the honor.
Northeast student-athletes named to one of the NJCAA All-Academic teams include:
First Team: Cade Grevengoed, West Des Moines, Iowa; Rusty Wortman, Gretna; Nate Zyzda, Sioux City, Iowa.
Second Team: Kaden Young, Columbus.
Third Team: Eli Crnkovich, Valley; Austin den Hoed, Papillion; Gabe Rodriguez, Thornton, Colo.; Tom Shakespeare, Canberra, Australia; Harrison Taubert, Casper, Wyo.; Derek Woolwine, Boulder, Colo.
Third Team: Ben Hammond, Norfolk; Hunter Oestreich, Battle Creek.
Second Team: Autumn Dickmander, Brule; Lexi Schroder, Stuart; Erin Schwanebeck, Norfolk.
Third Team: Alexis Bliven, Holdrege; Analyssa Maldonado, Sunnyside, Wash.
First Team: Kody Sander, Lincoln; Tanner Walling, Wayne.
Second Team: Emmet Hansen, Brandon, So. Dak.; Rockney Peck, Wisner.
First Team: Conor Carew, Carlow, Ireland.
Second Team: Luca Baltzer, Oberstenfeld, Germany; Jamie Le Comte, Dunedin, New Zealand.
Third Team: Chad Le Roux, Cape Town, South Africa.
First Team: Erica Derby, Keenesburg, Colo.; Chelsea Dolbel, Devonport, Australia; Aidyn Woodall, Castle Rock, Colo.
Second Team: Jaidyn Cavalieri, Castle Rock, Colo.
Third Team: Kyler Bowman, Topeka, Kan.; Julie Derenemesnil, Paris, France; Romeni Gurmendi, Boulder, Colo.; Kailey Lincoln, Gold Coast, Australia; Hannah Thornell, Auckland, New Zealand.
First Team: Abby Balfour, Nebraska City.
Second Team: Ahdriana Medrano, Grand Island; Nikki Peters, Broken Bow.
Third Team: Alexis Folks, Arvada, Colo.
First Team: Sydney Stelling, Milford.
Second Team: Lily Otten, Pilger; Erin Schwanebeck, Norfolk.
Third Team: Karley Heimes, Wynot; Kiara Krusemark, Wayne; Leah Levin, Ashland; Sydney Redden, Wayne.