Florida State College at Jacksonville's BlueWave student athletes have received recognition for their academic achievements from the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA), Florida College System Activities Association (FCSAA) and the Mid-Florida/Panhandle Conference. A total of 54 BlueWave student-athletes, that's over half of the team rosters, were honored with academic awards.
Student athletes with a 3.6 or higher grade point average (GPA) for the year earned a place on the NJCAA All-Academic Team. The BlueWave Athletic Department is pleased to report that 24 student athletes recognized and of those, seven hold a 4.0 GPA: Jordan Briones (baseball), Hannah Dugan (softball), Mia McKay (volleyball), Anthony Orrico (baseball), Dillon Richardson (baseball), Breanna Swanson (softball) and Dalton Terrell (baseball).
In addition, 41 FSCJ student athletes were named to the FCSAA All-Academic Team after achieving a minimum 3.3 or higher GPA to be recognized. A total of 54 student athletes who earned a 3.0 GPA or higher made their respective Academic All-Conference teams representing all seven of FSCJ BlueWave sports teams.
FSCJ's Male Student Athlete of the Year Dalton Terrell (baseball) also earned placement on FCSAA's All-Academic Team and Academic All-Conference Team with his 4.0 GPA. Female Student Athlete of the Year Caitlyn Berry (softball) carried a 3.44 GPA and was among the students named to the Academic All-Conference Team as well as the All-Conference Second Team in softball this year as the BlueWave's leading pitcher.
"We congratulate all of these student athletes on the recognition for their hard work and determination, both in the classroom and on the field," said Interim College President Kevin Hyde. "We understand the great discipline that student athletes must have to maintain grades and performance, and we applaud their efforts."
For a list of the award recipients please use the links listed below or feel free to visit the www.GoBlueWave.com athletic department website.