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Caldwell Community College & Technical Institute had three athletic teams and twenty-one student athletes recognized by the National Junior College Athletic Association for their academic performance during the 2022-2023 academic year.
Caldwell’s baseball, softball, and volleyball teams were recognized for having a team grade point average above 3.00. Volleyball’s GPA was 3.25, followed by baseball with a 3.08, and softball with a 3.00.
The NJCAA honored student-athletes for achieving a GPA above 3.60. The criteria for the three All-Academic teams are as follows: All-Academic First Team 4.00 GPA, All-Academic Second Team 3.80-3.99 GPA, and All-Academic Third Team 3.60-3.79 GPA. To be eligible, student-athletes must complete at least 24 credit hours in the academic year (fall-spring) and have participated in one season at the varsity level.
Ten student-athletes from Caldwell were honored as members of the All-Academic First Team: Zoey Boston (softball), Andrew Bruss (baseball), Belle Curry (softball), William Griffin (baseball), Emma Grace Hiatt (volleyball), Isaiah Kirby (baseball), Luke Maicon (baseball), Jaden Miller (men’s basketball), Brandon Morgan (men’s basketball), and Catherine Pate (volleyball).
Caldwell had three student-athletes honored as members of the All-American Second Team: Kenley Jackson (softball), Evan Johnson (baseball), and Dalton Stikeleather (baseball).
Eight student-athletes from Caldwell achieved All-American Third Team honors: Savannah Mooney (volleyball), Jacob Bebber (baseball), Ben Elkins (baseball), Arin Gains (baseball), Blake Hollar (baseball), Breon Ishmael (baseball), Walker Pedante (baseball), and Samantha Huffman (volleyball).
Nationwide, 2,702 student-athletes garnered NJCAA All-Academic First Team honors after achieving a 4.0 GPA. 3,347 student-athletes were named to the NJCAA All-Academic Second Team while 4,117 student-athletes received third-team recognition.
To view a list of all student-athlete award winners, visit: https://d2o2figo6ddd0g.cloudfront.net/q/b/3mftxd1n9lmqq4/2022-23_NJCAA_All-Academic_Teams_07-17-23_v2.pdf