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Penn State Behrend Invitational – 9/15/17
The Lorain County Community College Commodores competed at the Penn State Behrend Cross Country Invitational on Friday September 15th. The men finished 7th out of 8 full teams. Four of the seven men set personal bests at the meet. The women did not field a full team. LCCC will host the Commodore Invitational Meet on Friday September 22 at 4 pm.
Men 8K (87 runners)
Micah Swartz 31st place 29:15
Phillip Miranda 61st place 33:02
Nathaniel Stumph 66th place 33:41
Zachery Hass 67th place 33:43
Jaime Irizarry 71st place 35:22
Kevin Jordan 73rd place 35:44
Jacob Kelley 85th place 44:48
Women 5K (94 runners)
Gabrielle Post 46th place 22:43
Heather Wigton 53rd place 23:06
Claire Bickley 56th place 23:11
Emily Biltz 85th place 28:19
JIMMY JOHN’S ATHLETE OF THE WEEK for September 4-10, 2017
Kelli Warren (5’8” Sophomore from Lorain (Clearview HS))
Kelli led the volleyball team in offensive stats in all 5 matches this week as LCCC went 4-1 against teams from West Virginia, Michigan, Pennsylvania, and Ohio. She hit 82% with 13.8 kills/match and 3.63 kills/set at a 0.266 kill efficiency. Kelli also added 6.6 digs/match to help the defense. Kelli enjoys singing and dancing and can carry a tune; some day she wishes to sign the National Anthem at a home match. We would love to have you sing for us Kelli! Keep up the great play!
Also nominated this week: Gabrielle Post, Women’s Cross Country. Freshman from Avon Lake. Gabrielle finished 11th at the Bruce Bridgman Invitational hosted by Finger Lakes Community College (NY). This finish was especially impressive given the fact she competed against NCAA as well as NJCAA schools.
Bruce Bridgman Invitational – 9/9/17
The Lorain County Community College Commodores competed in the Bruce Bridgman Invitational hosted by Finger Lakes Community College on Saturday, September 9th. The men came in 6th out of 6 teams, but were only 15 points out of 3rd place in a tight race on a hilly course. The women did not field a full team in the 5K race, but had a very good showing against both NJCAA and NCAA schools. The team travels Friday to Penn State Behrend.
Men 8K (58 runners)
Micah Swartz 13th place 31:38
Nathaniel Stumph 26th place 34:08
Jaime Irizarry 32nd place 35:18
Zachery Hass 33rd place 35:27
Phillip Miranda 34th place 35:40
Kevin Jordan 41st place 37:40
Jacob Kelley 58th place 50:00
Women 5K (38 runners)
Gabrielle Post 11th place 22:31
Claire Bickley 14th place 23:01
Heather Wigton 16th place 23:53
Emily Biltz 30th place 27:36
JIMMY JOHN’S ATHLETE OF THE WEEK for August 28-September 3, 2017
Heather Wigton (5’6” Sophomore from Amherst, OH (Amherst Steele HS))
Heather set a new PR in the first race of the season with a time of 22:15 in the Ric Sayre Invitational hosted by Walsh University on September 1st. This is Heather’s second year on the LCCC cross country team. Heather is interested in the medical field; she plans to enlist in the Navy next year and be a medic. Heather enjoys attending concerts, traveling, spending time with family, volunteering and eating chocolate. She would like to compete in an Olympic distance triathlon and a full marathon in the future. Good luck the rest of the season Heather!
LCCC Student-Athletes Earn 2016-17 NJCAA All-Academic Team
Eight LCCC student-athletes earned distinction on one of three prestigious 2016-17 NJCAA All-Academic Teams.
In addition to the individual awards, the LCCC Women’s Basketball Team also earned honorable mention 2016-17 NJCAA Academic Team Award with an team GPA over 3.0. Their team had a cumulative GPA of 3.22!
The following two students-athletes earned NJCAA All-Academic Second Team (3.80-3.99 GPA):
The following six students-athletes earned NJCAA All-Academic Third Team (3.60-3.79 GPA):