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Heartland students named to NJCAA All-Academic Team

July 18, 2022

Forty-four Heartland Community College students athletes have been named to the NJCAA All-Academic team. 

Student-athletes are eligible to earn academic honors by achieving an overall GPA of 3.60 or higher for the 2021-22 academic year. 

First Team (4.0 GPA)

Bobby Atkinson (baseball)

Elias Benitez (men’s soccer)

Danielle Bogle (softball)

Charlie Bushby (men’s soccer)

Zara Dominguez (women’s soccer)

Natalie Garneau (women’s cross country)

Blair Jacobus (softball)

Taylor Joop (women’s cross country)

Andy Kehias (men’s cross country)

Jon Neville (men’s cross country)

Mar Requena (women’s soccer)

Ari Roca (women’s soccer)

Easton Rosen (men’s cross country)

Lauren Strange (volleyball)

Grace Wyman (softball)


Second Team (3.80-3.99 GPA)

Sam Antonacci (baseball)

Caroline Bachert (women’s cross country)

Lucia Cuadra (women’s soccer)

Laia Gonzalez (women’s soccer)

Marta Gonzalez (women’s soccer)

Sam Hovey (volleyball)

Meade Johnson (baseball)

Lacey Kaiser (volleyball)

Carla Martinez (women’s soccer)

Noah Penry (men’s cross country)

Darla Portillo (women’s soccer)

Lauren Shively (softball)

Sean Shook (baseball)

Grace Spoonhour (women’s cross country)

Rylee Stahl (volleyball)

Madison Steines (softball)


Third Team (3.60-3.79 GPA)

Emma Clark (volleyball)

Nathan DeMarb (men’s cross country)

Ben Hartl (baseball)

Paula Hernandez (women’s soccer)

David Hutson (golf)

Autumn Lage (softball)

Drew Martin (baseball)

Addisyn Miller (softball)

Daniel Mosele (baseball)

Briar Nevills (men’s cross country)

Michael Rivera (baseball)

Mitchel Sampson (baseball)

Jenni Slagel (volleyball)

Nationally, 2,852 student-athletes garnered NJCAA All-Academic First Team honors after achieving a 4.0 GPA. 3,322 student-athletes were named to the NJCAA All-Academic Second Team while 4,221 student-athletes received third team recognition. 

Written by: Steve Fast