Kellogg Community College’s baseball and softball teams and four Bruins baseball players have been honored by the National Junior College Athletic Association for their academic achievements in the 2012-13 academic year.
KCC’s baseball and softball teams were named NJCAA 2012-13 All-Academic Teams, a designation that honors each team for achieving academic excellence and requires a minimum team GPA of 3.0.
The KCC baseball team carried a team GPA of 3.2 this year, while the KCC softball team carried a 3.03.
In addition to the team awards, the following KCC baseball players, all sophomores, were honored for their performance in the classroom this year:
- Catcher Drew Carlile, of Fort Collins, Colo./Poudre High School, was honored for Superior Academic Achievement with a 3.94 GPA. Carlile was named to the Michigan Community College Athletic Association’s All-MCCAA 3rd Team this season and is committed to play baseball at Bradley University in Peoria, Ill.
- Pitcher Chad Mayle, of Midland/H.H. Dow High School, was honored for Superior Academic Achievement with a 3.9 GPA. Mayle was named a National Junior College Athletic Association Division II 1st Team Baseball All-American and Michigan Community College Athletic Association Player of the Year this season, in addition to making the MCCAA’s All-Region XII Team, All-MCCAA 1st Team and the All-Tournament team while competing in the Region XII District championships in May. He was named the KCC’s Outstanding Male Scholar Athlete 2013 – the college’s highest honor for a male student-athlete – during the college’s annual Awards Banquet this spring and is committed to play baseball at Western Michigan University.
- Pitcher/infielder Travis Moore, of Hastings/Lakeview High School, was honored for Exemplary Academic Achievement with a 3.71 GPA.
- Outfielder Jacob Miller, of Rochester/Stoney Creek High School, was honored for Exemplary Academic Achievement with a 3.62 GPA.
For more information about the baseball program at KCC, visit www.kellogg.edu/athletics/baseball/index.html. For more information about the softball program at KCC, visit www.kellogg.edu/athletics/softball/index.html.
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