CHARLOTTE, North Carolina – The National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) recently announced that 37 Copiah-Lincoln Community College student-athletes have been recognized for excellence in the classroom.
"Our coaching staffs, faculty, and administration are committed to guiding these student-athletes to graduate and be in the best position possible while at Co-Lin," said Co-Lin Athletic Director Bryan Nobile. "We are so proud of what they have accomplished on the field and off the field."
Named to the NJCAA All-Academic First Team (4.0 GPA) are Carmen Manicea of Castellion de la Plana, Spain, and Kara Clark of Brookhaven women's tennis; Connor Mire of Natchez, Landon Murphy of Hazlehurst, Tristan Mosley of Cleveland, and Swayze Bozeman of Flora, football; Harmoni Ashley of Wesson, Katelyn Hayman of Clinton, and Marley Poole of Brookhaven, softball; Houston Mims of Columbus, Kylar Fielder of Bogue Chitto, Thomas Slagle II of Roxie, and Trey Frierson of Canton, baseball; and Logan Pitts of Laurel, golf.
On the NJCAA All-Academic Second Team (3.8-3.99 GPA) are Amber Brinson of Wesson, Callie Fortenberry of New Hebron, and Carly Polk of Brookhaven, softball; Ashlyn Locke of Brookhaven, Katy Clark of Brookhaven, Madison Shows and McKenzie Shows, both of Mendenhall, women's tennis; Ryan Zimmerman of Mandeville, Louisiana, baseball; Bryson Jones of Madison and Peyton Miller of Southaven, golf.
Named to the NJCAA Academic Third Team (3.6-3.79 GPA) are Alex Mooney of Wesson, Austin Tidwell of Calhoun, Louisiana, Brooks Italiano of Ridgeland, and Zachary Smith of Hattiesburg, baseball; Deion Dampier of Pinola, Quentin Euell Jr. of Jackson, Tedric Campbell Jr. of Southaven, and Trenton Tyre of Madison, football; Felicity Norwood of Magee, women's basketball; Ky'Albri Washington of Laurel, Makenzie Gros of Labadieville, Louisiana, and Tori Pettit of Florence, softball; Lance Madison of New Orleans, Louisiana, men's basketball.
The NJCAA set a new record with 6,656 student-athletes from around the nation on one of three academic teams.