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Calhoun Community College Athletes Finish the 2018 Spring Semester With Academic Honors

July 24, 2018

Sixteen student athletes from Calhoun Community College were recognized by the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) with academic honors. The NJCAA honors three All-Academic Student-Athlete Awards with qualifying grade-point averages for each honor.

Please find below the Calhoun athletes that were honored:

NJCAA All-Academic First Team: 4.00 GPA

  • Baseball
    • Jonathan Coleman
  • Men’s Golf
    • John Komara
  • Softball
    • Sydnee Uhlman

NJCAA All-Academic Second Team: 3.80-3.99 GPA

  • Baseball
    • Charles Crane
    • Jemison Stennis
  • Softball
    • Baleigh Robertson
    • Dakota McCurley
    • Mallorie Davis
    • Shayla Carroll
    • Breann Biddle
    • Makaila Aday

NJCAA All-Academic Third Team: 3.60-3.79 GPA

  • Baseball
    • Colin Chamblin
    • Larry Meisner
  • Men’s Golf
    • Trey Poteet
  • Softball
    • McKenna Rose
    • Demarie Corley

Sophomore student athletes completed the spring semester with a 53% graduation rate. The athletic department anticipates the graduation rate will increase to 91% at the end of the summer semester. The Women’s Golf team leads the pack with a 100% graduation rate followed by the Softball (93%), Baseball (92%), and Men’s Golf (75%).

The NJCAA recognized the Softball team as an Academic Team of the Year (Honorable Mention) with a 3.46 GPA.

Athletic honors included:

  • Golfer Sam Murphy – NJCAA All- American Honorable Mention
  • Softball Sydnee Uhlman – ACCC All Northern Team
  • Baseball Will Sipes – ACCC All Northern Team

Twelve Calhoun Athletes have signed Athletic Scholarships for transfer to various universities/colleges.