24 Cisco College Athletes Earn NJCAA Student Athlete Awards

The Cisco College athletic department is pleased to recognize 24 students who received an NJCAA Academic Student-Athlete Award for the 2017-2018 school year.

In order to qualify for the award, student-athletes must maintain a minimum of 3.60 GPA. To be awarded first team honors, the student-athlete must have a perfect 4.0 GPA. Second team honors require a 3.8-3.99 GPA, while third team honors requires a 3.6-3.79 GPA.

Of the 24 recipients, four student-athletes were awarded NJCAA All-Academic First Team for their perfect 4.0 GPA, nine were named to the NJCAA All-Academic Second Team and 11 were awarded NJCAA All-Academic Third Team.

“To have 24 student-athletes receiving NJCAA academic honors is amazing,” President Thad Anglin said. “This demonstrates the amount of work that our student-athletes not only put into their sports, but also into their studies. I am very proud of our student-athletes and coaches for their dedication to academic success. I would also like to thank all of our wonderful faculty and staff at Cisco College that put in the extra hours and efforts to make sure that our student-athletes have the best academic experience possible.”

The Wrangler soccer program led the athletic department with eight selections, while volleyball, softball and baseball each saw five student-athletes earn academic awards and women’s basketball earned one.

First Team (4.00 GPA)



Alexandra Hajak Soccer
Justice Vega Volleyball
Lisa Gallegos Soccer
Valentina Bulhoes Volleyball

Second Team (3.80-3.99 GPA)

Amanda Contreras Softball
Christian Springfield Baseball
Elisa Puente Soccer
Elizabeth Mulanda Soccer
Guadalupe Vazquez Soccer
Hannah Stuart Softball
Marina Muller Suguimoto Volleyball
Samantha Orozco Soccer
Teranne Shepherd Volleyball

Third Team (3.60-3.79 GPA)

Ashley Flores Soccer
Brianne Gaska Softball
Daniel Nelson Baseball
Derek Wells Baseball
Destiny De Leon Softball
Jayla Jackson Basketball I
Matthew Willrodt Baseball I
Michael Hoehner Baseball I
Nicole Ayulo Volleyball I
Samantha Salazar Softball I
Tristan Escamilla Soccer I