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Five Johnson County athletic teams earn NJCAA academic honors

Five Johnson County athletic teams earn NJCAA academic honors

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – Five of Johnson County Community College's seven athletic teams appeared on the 2018-19 NJCAA Academic Teams of the Year list.                                                                                     

The women's soccer team compiled a department leading 3.43 grade point average, which tied them for 10th nationally. 

The volleyball team was second-best at JCCC with a 3.38 GPA, followed by baseball at 3.24, softball at 3.10 and men's soccer 3.01. 

Twenty-eight Johnson County student-athletes were awarded All-Academic honors amongst the NJCAA's 6,656 student-athletes earning a spot on one of three NJCAA All-Academic teams.

List of JCCC's athletic teams, grade point average, national placing, regional placing
Baseball (3.24) – T-33rd national placing (81 teams over 3.0 GPA), 8th in Region VI (11 team over 3.0)
Men's Soccer (3.01) – T-19th national placing (20 teams over 3.0), 6th in Region VI (6 teams over 3.0)
Women' Soccer (3.43) T-10th national placing (56 teams over 3.0), 3rd in Region VI (9 teams over 3.0)
Softball (3.10) T-118th in national placing (134 teams over 3.0), 12th in Region VI (13 teams over 3.0)
Volleyball (3.38) 37th in national ranking (104 teams over 3.0) (8th in Region VI (14 teams over 3.0)