Tag «NJCAA»

#MCCGrads2017: MCC-Blue River soccer player graduates with a 4.0

New Metropolitan Community College-Blue River grad Amber Krumm recently received a top honor from the National Junior College Athletic Association, but it requires a bit of explaining. Until recently, a community college student athlete who’d earned a perfect 4.0 GPA after at least three semesters would receive the NJCAA’s Pinnacle Award. Under the previous guidelines, …

MCC-Longview Lady Volleyball Lakers wrap season with 25-15 record

Story postscript:  Great season, Lady Volleyball Lakers! The team lost in finals play on Nov. 18. Final score at the NJCAA tourney was a loss to Johnson County Community College 3-0. They finish with a 25-15 record, which is a season high for a Coach Rob Kaleikau MCC-Longview team. The group of young women represented MCC well …

MCC soccer teams announce NJCAA honored players

Metropolitan Community College wraps up the Fall 2016 soccer season with National Junior College Athletic Association honors for some of its players. Here are the NJCAA Region XVI First and Second Team honorees from the MCC-Blue River Trail Blazers and MCC-Maple Woods Monarchs. MCC-Blue River Trail Blazers, men’s team (6-12-1 season, Region XVI Semi-finalist): First Team: …

MCC student athletes take NJCAA top academic honors

Student athletes from across the Metropolitan Community College campuses are part of a record number of honorees recognized for academic excellence by the National Junior College Athletic Association for the 2015-16 school year. Seventeen individual MCC students made the list of NJCAA Academic Student-Athlete Awards announced July 5. And the MCC-Longview women’s cross country team received …

Two MCC athletes named NJCAA ‘Baseball Players of the Week’

Two MCC athletes have been named “Baseball Players of the Week” by the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA), which is made up of 300-plus community colleges. Tyler Cox, who plays for the MCC-Maple Woods Monarchs, and Nate Hunter, who plays for the MCC-Longview Lakers, earned the title for games played during Week 10 of …