Student-Athletes earn Academic All-American honors

July 14, 2020

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Crowder College

RE: Athletic Academic Honors

Neosho, MO – Crowder College athletic programs made academic history with all four sports teams being recognized by the National Junior College Athletic Association as Academic Teams of the Year and 30 players earning Academic All-American honors.

Annually, NJCAA honors teams with a 3.0 grade point average or high. This year, Crowder Basketball topped the charts with a 3.36 gpa, followed by softball at 3.26, baseball at 3.13 and soccer with 3.08. This marks the first time all four teams have been recognized at the same time.

Students earning recognition have to earn a minimum 3.6 gpa for 3rd team, 3.80-3.99 for 2nd team and 4.0 for 1st team. Crowder student-athletes achieved four 1st team, eleven 2nd team, and fifteen 3rd team honors. This accolade marks the highest number of student-athletes earning recognition by NJCAA.

“We strive to recruit athletes who will perform on the field and in the classroom. These young student-athletes have proven themselves to be academically outstanding and we are proud of their accomplishments,” stated John Sisemore, Crowder Athletic Director/Softball coach.

The following is a complete list of student-athletes earning honors:

Name Sport Team Hometown
Emanuela Almeida Basketball 1st team Assuncao, Brazil
Gabriel Amorim Soccer 1st team Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
Thomas Horton Soccer 1st team Cambridge, United Kingdom
Annagrace Ferrell Softball 1st team Morrilton, Arkansas
Cameron McClure Baseball 2nd team The Woodlands, TX
Collin Brougham Baseball 2nd team Kansas City, MO
Kenneth Diclemente Baseball 2nd team Oakville, Ontario, Canada
Logan Chambers Baseball 2nd team Hot Springs, AR
Logan Easterling Baseball 2nd team Benton, AR
Jacob Fallaize Soccer 2nd team Guernsey, United Kingdom
Santiago Sanchez Soccer 2nd team Cali, Colombia
Courtney Storey Softball 2nd team Rogers, Arkansas
Mylie Hughes Softball 2nd team Vian, Oklahoma
Rose Mwaro Softball 2nd team Netherlands
Sophia Hollingsworth Softball 2nd team Elkins, Arkansas
Anthony Marcano Baseball 3rd team Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Gage Singer Baseball 3rd team Aurora, MO
Joshua Patrick Baseball 3rd team Kansas City, MO
Roderick Criss II Baseball 3rd team Kansas City, MO
Samuel Shaffer Baseball 3rd team Liberty, MO
Sebastian Rojas Baseball 3rd team Cayey, Puerto Rico
Fiona Wilson Basketball 3rd team Greenland, Arkansas
Gabrielle Adams Basketball 3rd team Pea Ridge, Arkansas
Jonisha Rolle Basketball 3rd team Freeport, Grand Bahama
Kourtney Shipley Basketball 3rd team Ava, Missouri
Nathalia Silva Basketball 3rd team Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Ashley Reichert Basketball 3rd team Dover, Arkansas
Sebastian Smeed Soccer 3rd team Guernsey, United Kingdom
Maggie Robbins Softball 3rd team Washburn, Missouri
Shandria Jackson Softball 3rd team Vian, Oklahoma

Last Updated on July 15, 2020 by Cindy