Student-Athletes earn NJCAA All-Academic awards

Nine Cochise College students were recognized by the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) for achieving high-grade point averages while competing in intercollegiate sports for the 2018-19 year. These students also exhibit exemplary skills and good sportsmanship.

NJCAA All-Academic Student-Athlete first-team recipients must have a 4.0 GPA for the year, second-team must have a 3.80 – 3.99 GPA, and the third team must have a 3.60 – 3.79 GPA for this award.

Jazzmyn Hughes (Women’s Basketball) and Justus Rainwater (Men’s Basketball) earned a perfect 4.0 GPA and placed in the First Team NJCAA All-Academic honors.

Three students earned second-team awards: Awa Keita (Women’s Basketball), Milan Szabo (Men’s Basketball) and Toby Allred (Baseball).

Isabel Rodriguez (Women’s Basketball), Sasha Schoenborn (Women’s Basketball), See’Airrah Evans-Collins (Women’s Basketball) and Steven Saunders (Baseball) received the third team awards.

The Cochise College women’s and men’s basketball and baseball teams were honored among this year’s NJCAA All-Academic Teams, awarded to programs with team GPAs above 3.00.

The Cochise women’s basketball finished the 2018-19 year with a team GPA of 3.43.

The Cochise men’s basketball team finished with a team GPA of 3.08.

The Apache baseball team finished with a 3.00 team GPA.