Schaefer earns Academic All-American honors

Central Community College sophomore softball standout Danica Schaefer earned second-team honors as the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) recognized 22 Central Community College student-athletes for their academic achievement during 2017-18.

Student-athletes who earned a 4.0 GPA were named NJCAA All-Academic First team, while those who posted a GPA of 3.80-3.99 were named NJCAA All-Academic Second Team. The NJCAA All-Academic Third Team is comprised of student-athletes who finished with a GPA of 3.60-3.79.

The CCC volleyball team led the way with nine student-athletes earning NJCAA academic honors, followed by men’s soccer with eight. Softball and women’s basketball each had three players.

“We are once again very happy and pleased with the academic progress of our student-athletes in our athletic programs,” said CCC athletic director Jack Gutierrez. “All of these student-athletes are key members of their squads and of outstanding character. It is a true testament to the type of athletes and coaches we have leading them, to achieve such academic prowess.”

The Wayne Herald

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