Twenty-Seven Student-Athletes Named to OCCAC All-Academic Team

Twenty-Seven Student-Athletes Named to OCCAC All-Academic Team

Twenty-seven student-athletes from Edison State Community College have received Academic All-Conference honors from the Ohio Community College Athletic Conference (OCCAC) for the Fall 2019 semester. To qualify, a student-athlete must have completed at least 12 credit hours with a 3.30 GPA.

"These student-athletes are giving their all both on and off the court or field. On behalf of myself and the entire Edison State coaching staff, we are very proud of their academic achievement," said Nate Cole, Director of Athletics and Student Life at Edison State.

Members of the women's volleyball team earning honors include Chloe Cox of Greenville (4.0 GPA), Kathryn Lee of Tipp City (4.0 GPA), Sarah Pothast of Wapakoneta (4.0 GPA), Emily Powell of Piqua (4.0 GPA), Katelyn Sosby of Jackson Center.

Earning honors from the men's basketball team is Jaedyn Carter of Columbus.

Nine members of the women's basketball team earned honors, including Elysabette Andrews of Lima, Mariah Baker of Springfield, Madison Bakosh of Springboro (4.0 GPA), Kayla Bergman of New Bremen, Brogan McIver of Sidney (4.0 GPA), Rebekah New of Houston (4.0 GPA), Sarah Pothast of Wapakoneta (4.0 GPA), Emily Powell of Piqua (4.0 GPA) and Allison Siefring of St. Henry (4.0 GPA).

Casey Jones of Brookville, Collin Kenworthy of Louisville, KY (4.0 GPA), Lance MacDonald of Mt. Pleasant, MI (4.0 GPA), Richard Nixon of West Carrolton, and Chandler Sproles of Lewisburg represent the baseball team in academic excellence. 

The softball team is represented in academic excellence by nine of the players including Lindsey Albers of Minster (4.0 GPA), Hannah Campbell of Salem, IN (4.0 GPA), Sophia Mueller of Piqua, Hannah Oaks of West Milton, Hailee Price of Bellefontaine, Hallie Snyder of Troy, Kacie Tackett of Pleasant Hill (4.0 GPA), Alyssa Theodor of Springfield, and Paige Williams of Springfield.

Edison State Community College is one of thirteen participating members of the OCCAC. The college also competes in Region XII as a Division II member of the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) in men's baseball and women's softball, men's and women's basketball, and women's volleyball.