Anne Arundel Community College showed its athletics program scored just as high in the classroom when six student-athletes were named National Junior College Athletic Association Academic Student Athletes. Three AACC teams also were recognized as top NJCAA Academic Teams with at least a 3.0 grade-point average.
AACC tied with Harford Community College with having the most teams posting GPAs above 3.0. AACC’s three top teams were Women’s Cross Country, with a 3.15 GPA average, coached by Jim Griffiths to an eighth-place finish; Women’s Lacrosse, with a 3.05 GPA, also coached by Griffiths to finish third nationally; and Men’s Golf, 3.02 GPA, coached by Joel Thorne to a sixth-place finish.
AACC offers an extensive program of intercollegiate athletics for both men and women, including baseball, basketball, cross country, golf, lacrosse, soccer, softball and volleyball. For information about AACC’s program, call 410-777-2300 or visit the www.aacc.edu/athletics.