Twelve of the 36 Maryland student-athletes named to the 2010-2011 Maryland Junior College Athletic Conference (MD JUCO) Academic Team are from Anne Arundel Community College, as were two of the three student-athletes who achieved a perfect 4.0 GPA for that academic year.
The three dozen community college student-athletes were from six MD JUCO community colleges: Anne Arundel, Chesapeake, the Community College of Baltimore County -- Catonsville and Essex campuses, Frederick, Hagerstown and Prince George’s community colleges. Qualifying students had to participate in at least one sport for one season and achieve a 3.6 GPA on a 4.0 scale. First-year students had to complete 18 credits and second-year students at least 42 credits to qualify.
The winning AACC student-athletes are:
* Erika Arrildt of Millersville, women’s soccer and women’s lacrosse, 3.71 GPA, freshman
* Jenny Ashurst of Greenbelt, women’s soccer and women’s lacrosse, 3.62 GPA, sophomore; also received NJCAA Exemplary Academic Achievement honors, Cross Country 2010 All Conference and Soccer 2010 All National and Region tournament team honors
* Marco Caltabiano of Lothian, men’s soccer, 3.62 GPA, sophomore, also earned NJCAA Exemplary Academic Achievement honors
* Brittany Kincer of Glen Burnie, women’s soccer, 4.0 GPA, freshman
* Erica McMahon of Adelphi, women’s cross country and women’s lacrosse, 3.93 GPA, sophomore, also earned the individual top academic honor of NJCAA Superior Academic Achievement and 2011 NJCAA All American in women’s lacrosse
* Mary Milligan of Crofton, women’s cross country and women’s lacrosse, 3.71 GPA, freshman, also won 2011 NJCAA All American in women’s lacrosse
* Luke Penne of Annapolis, baseball infielder, 4.0 GPA, freshman
* Clifford “Trey” Quinn of Annapolis, men’s basketball, 3.74 GPA, sophomore, also won the NJCAA Exemplary Academic Performance honors, the AACC Dr. John S. Laycock Award for athletic and academic performance and named NJCAA All-Region 2nd team
* Luis Quintero of Severn, men’s soccer, 3.66 GPA, sophomore, also earned NJCAA Exemplary Academic Achievement honors
* Alysha Sears of Glen Burnie, women’s soccer and women’s basketball, 3.85 GPA, freshman
* Daniel Seeba of Bowie, baseball infielder, 3.60 GPA, freshman
* Angela Vilone of Glen Burnie, women’s soccer, 3.76 GPA, freshman
For information about AACC’s Athletics program, visit www.aacc.edu/athletics or call 410-777-2300.