10 Roughriders Earn NJCAA Academic Awards
Not only do the Roughriders excel on the playing field but these Yavapai College Student-Athletes exceled in the classroom as well. The National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) released their NJCAA Academic Student-Athlete Awards. Ten Roughriders earned the national academic honors based on their achievements in the classroom.
Named to the First Team was freshman volleyball player Hannah Semon. Hannah earned a perfect 4.0 during the 2016-17 academic year.
Named to the Second Team was sophomore All-Conference baseball player Dylan Enwiller. Dylan will be taking his academic and athletic skills to the University of North Carolina next Fall. Also named to the Second Team is freshman soccer player Johnny Ramirez, freshman volleyball player Lauren Ulibarri and sophomore baseball player Zach Pederson.
Earning Third Team honors is freshman volleyball player Bailey Anderson, freshman soccer player Bailey Watkins, freshman volleyball player Baylie Stephens, freshman softball player Santana Parra and freshman soccer player Spencer Coffin
For the Spring semester, forty-three student-athletes earned a place on the Athletic Director’s Honor Roll by achieving a 3.0 or higher for their Spring academic success.