Northeast Community College NJCAA All-Academic Individuals, Teams  

NORFOLK – Student athletes who competed in Northeast Community College sports this past year shined among the NJCAA All-Academic Team.

According to the NECC Athletic Department, 31 student-athletes earned this honor announced by the NJCAA on July 1.

To be considered for NJCAA All-Academic First team a grade point average of 4.0 must be reached; second team (3.80-3.99) and third team (3.60-3.79).

Another release was posted Monday which saw five sports earning All-Academic Team honors.

The list includes: women’s volleyball (3.61 GPA), women’s basketball (3.39), men’s golf (3.21), softball (3.12) and baseball (3.06).

The minimum grade point average requirement for consideration was 3.0.


First Team:

Women’s Basketball: Jacalyn Schwanebeck (Hyannis, Neb.)

Women’s Soccer: Emily Simmons (Pierce, Neb.), Taylor Boekhurt (Elkhorn, Neb.)

Men’s Soccer: Jared Hammerlun (O’Neill, Neb.), Massimiliano Simonazzi (Reggio, Italy)

Volleyball: Kalli Brester (Howells, Neb.)


Second Team:

Baseball: Dylan Nicholson (Papillion, Neb.), Jackson Tingwald (Ralston, Neb.)

Women’s Basketball: Blake Mann (Burwell, Neb.), Kori Fischer (South Sioux City, Neb.), Lauren Hunstad (Parker, S.D.), Teagan Pompa (Elgin, Ill.)

Men’s Basketball: Caleb Rihanek (Spencer, Neb.), Junior Oscar (St. Helens, United Kingdom)

Men’s Golf: Matthew Schaefer (Fordyce, Neb.)

Women’s Soccer: Amanda Stricker (Broomfield, Colo.)

Softball: Rosario Garcia (Northglenn, Colo.)

Volleyball: Megan Wehrbein (Lewiston, Neb.)


Third Team:

Baseball: Cade Halvorson (Fruita, Colo.), Hunter Kelchner (Grand Junction, Colo.), Thomas Loseke (LaVista, Neb.)

Men’s Basketball: Ben Moxness (Scribner, Neb.)

Women’s Basketball: Irene Sanz (Vilassar de Mar, Spain), Macey Kulhanek (Howells, Neb.)

Men’s Golf: Mason Stubbs (Randolph, Neb.)

Women’s Soccer: Alexis Wemhoff (Columbus, Neb.), Emily Goc (Columbus, Neb.)

Men’s Soccer: Victor Galterio (Sao Paulo, Brazil)

Volleyball: Hannah Heppner (Stanton, Neb.), MaKayla Davidson (Alliance, Neb.)

Softball: Abby Pierce (Brainard, Neb.)


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