Ten Cougars Named to Academic All-American Status

FREEPORT, ILLINOIS — Based on academic excellence, 10 Highland Community College student-athletes are honored as NJCAA All-Academic Team recipients. In order for student-athletes to qualify for this prestigious academic award, the individual must have completed a minimum 24 semester hours in the 2018-19 academic year with a minimum 3.60 GPA.

Second Team NJCAA All-Academic Team recipients (3.80-3.99 GPA)

  • Softball: Kelsey Bollon, Orangeville; Emma Lindenmeyer, Amboy
  • Woman’s Bowling: Elizabeth Barton, Maple Park
  • Men’s Basketball: Ziga Habat, Ljublijana, Slovenia; Vuk Stevanic, Jagodina, Serbia

Third Team NJCAA All-Academic Team recipients (3.60-3.79 GPA)

  • Volleyball: Allison Weegens, Lena; Courtney Haas, Stockton; Makenzie Robieson, Orangeville
  • Softball: Macayla Pilson, Pearl City; Makenzie Robieson, Orangeville
  • Men’s Bowling: Bailey Luy, Freeport

“These student-athletes have exceeded collegiate expectations on and off the court or field,” said Beth Groshans, Coordinator, Women’s Athletics. “They made the Cougar Nation proud.”


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