Highland Athletes Receive Academic All-American Recognition

Freeport, Illinois — The tradition of high quality student-athletes participating in Cougar athletic programs continued in 2017-2018. Twelve Highland Community College student-athletes were named to the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) All-American teams.

Receiving first team honors with a GPA of 4.0 are:

  • Matthew Pfeiffer, men’s bowling, Freeport
  • Makenzie Robieson, volleyball and softball, Orangeville
  • Receiving second team honors with a GPA of 3.80-3.99 are:
  • Emily Suiter, women’s bowling, Mount Carroll
  • Hallie Nauman, volleyball, Amboy
  • Seongsoo (Austin) Park, golf, South Korea
  • Kelsey Bollon, softball, Orangeville

Receiving third team honors with a GPA of 3.60-3.79 are:

  • Brandon Brown, baseball, Elizabeth
  • Allison Weegens, volleyball, Lena
  • Courtney Haas, volleyball, Stockton
  • Lauren Cramer, softball, Dakota
  • Kylie Fransen, softball, Freeport
  • Daniel Duda, men’s bowling, Freeport

Brandon Brown and Seongsoo (Austin) Park are repeat NJCAA Academic All Americans. More information can be found by visiting: www.njcaa.org/awards/student-athlete-awards or contacting the Athletic Department at 815-599-3465.


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