On June 21, 2017, Sinclair Community College and the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) was pleased to announce the individual academic honors for 2016-17.
Sinclair had a total of 79 student-athletes this year competing on five different teams, 21 earned Dean’s List in the fall followed by 22 this spring. 23 student-athletes earned OCCAC All-Academic honors for the fall semester with 25 student-athletes earning spring semester academic all-conference honors from the OCCAC (3.3 GPA).
Completing the year, Sinclair is pleased to announce that 10 student-athletes received recognition at the national level (NJCAA) for high academic achievements.
The 10 Sinclair student/athletes earning NJCAA All-Academic honors:
NJCAA All-Academic 3rd Team (3.6 – 3.79):
Men’s Basketball: Jackson Pietrzak (Dixie H.S.)
Softball: Jazzlyn Petry (Greenville H.S.)
Baseball: Josh Wilson (Cedarville H.S.)
Volleyball/Women’s Basketball: Lauren Roetgerman (Minster H.S.)
NJCAA All-Academic 2nd Team (3.8 – 3.99):
Baseball: Ben Hughes (Tippecanoe H.S.)
Volleyball: Emily Witker (Bellbrook H.S.)
Softball: Megan Anderson (Piqua H.S.)
Volleyball: Morgan Leeson (Mechanicsburg H.S.)
NJCAA All-Academic 1st Team (4.00 GPA):
Baseball: Blaze Glenn (Toronto H.S.)
Volleyball: Marta Robinson (Beavercreek)
Below is a listing of the three NJCAA Academic Student/Athlete Awards with the qualifying grade-point average for each honor:
NJCAA All-Academic 1st Team: 4.00 GPA
NJCAA All-Academic 2nd Team: 3.80-3.99 GPA
NJCAA All-Academic 3rd Team: 3.60-3.79 GPA
Special recognition goes out to two freshman Blaze Glenn (Baseball) and Marta Robinson (Volleyball) as they earned 1st Team honors with a perfect 4.0 GPA for the 2016-17 academic year.
Lauren Roetgerman (Volleyball/Women’s Basketball) also joined an elite group of student-athletes as this is her second NJCAA All-Academic award and she finished off her Sinclair career as a dual sport athlete, adding to the prestige of her achievements.