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Shelton State Community College Athletes Recognized for Academic Achievement

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July 23, 2021 – Student athletes at Shelton State Community College were recently acknowledged for their academic achievement in the 2020-21 academic year.


The National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) recognizes student-athletes for their dedication in the classroom on the NJCAA All-Academic Teams and honors them with one of three NJCAA All-Academic Student-Athlete Awards according to the following qualifying grade-point averages:


NJCAA All-Academic First Team: 4.00 GPA

NJCAA All-Academic Second Team: 3.80-3.99 GPA

NJCAA All-Academic Third Team: 3.60-3.79 GPA


The Shelton State student athletes listed below were awarded.


First Team:

Lauren Carroll                               Softball

Ashley Crockett                              Softball

Kirby Deboard                               Women’s Basketball

Luke Hammond                             Baseball

Maci Morrow                                  Softball



Second Team:

Davis Allen                                    Baseball

Emily Boin                                     Softball

Kolby Bragwell                             Baseball

Kyle Chastine                                Baseball

Hannah Collinsworth                  Softball

Griffin Eldridge                            Baseball

Katelyn Herring                            Softball

Madalynn Langham                     Softball

Cloey Lovelady                              Softball

Emily O’Quinn                              Softball

Alexis Taylor                                 Softball

Haley Vanderford                         Softball

Skyla Wright                                 Softball


Third Team:

Walt Bailey                                   Baseball

Gabriella Cubbedge                     Softball

Graham Duncan                          Baseball

Loree Gidley                                 Softball

Sam Harris                                   Baseball

Drake Logan                                 Baseball

Garrett Mangione                        Baseball

Keara Sexton                                Women’s Basketball

Tyler Thomason                           Baseball

Jordan Walters                             Softball

Hayden Walton                            Baseball


In addition to individual student awards, Shelton State Baseball, Women’s Basketball, and Softball were named as 2020-21 NJCAA All-Academic Teams.  Baseball earned this recognition with an overall team GPA average of 3.10, Women’s Basketball with an overall team GPA average of 3.34, and Softball with an overall team GPA average of 3.50.


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