JIMMY JOHN’S ATHLETE OF THE WEEK for September 11-17, 2017


Emily Patterson (5’7” Freshman from North Olmsted (North Olmsted HS))

Emily has had 32 saved shots on goal in three games for the LCCC Women’s Soccer Team this season, with some incredible saves. Emily has played soccer for 14 years. Her favorite food is chicken alfredo. She loves listening to rock music as well as pop. In her free time, she likes to hang out with family and friends when she is not working. She hopes to own her own business after she graduates from college. Great job in goal Emily!


Also nominated this week: Micah Swartz, Men’s Cross Country. Freshman from Lakewood. Micah ran a season and team best 29:15 (8K) to finish 31st out of 87 runners in the Penn State Behrend Invitational (Erie, PA) on Friday September 15th.

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):


LCCC Student-Athletes Earn OCCAC Spring All-Academic Team

The Ohio Community College Athletic Conference has announced its 2017 All-Academic team for student-athletes who earned at least a 3.30 GPA in the Spring semester with at least 12 credit hours completed.  Eleven LCCC student-athletes earned the honor this Spring.  Congratulations to the following LCCC student-athletes:

2017 OCCAC Spring All-Academic Team
Carrie Carlson, 3.80 GPA, women’s basketball
Sami Shaw, 4.00 GPA, women’s basketball/softball
Sarah Kyser, 3.80 GPA, women’s basketball/softball
Heather Smyth, 3.75 GPA, women’s basketball
Rachel Downing, 3.46 GPA, women’s basketball
Amanda Barley, 4.00 GPA, softball
Emily Weyer, 4.00 GPA, softball
Morgan Nisenboum, 3.50 GPA, softball
Anna Knight, 3.42 GPA, softball
Cody Wilson, 3.80 GPA, baseball
Kyle Kudela, 3.67 GPA, baseball

AD High Honor Roll & Honor Roll for Spring 2017

Lorain County Community College is pleased to recognize our student-athletes that earned High Honor Roll (GPA of 3.5 or better for Spring semester or cumulative) and Honor Roll (GPA of 3.0 or better for Spring semester or cumulative) for the 2017 Spring semester. There were a total of 10 student-athletes earning High Honor Roll, up from 7 in the Fall, and 7 student-athletes earning Honor Roll. The Women’s Basketball Team again led the way with 7 students earning honor roll recognition, including 5 students on the High Honor Roll .  Softball was next with 6 students earning honor roll recognition. 


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Congratulations to the following basketball players who earned awards during the 2016-17 Basketball Season:

Madi Bonner
All-NJCAA Division III Region XII District Team
All-Conference Honorable Mention

TJ Steele
Region XII District II Player of the Year
All-NJCAA Division III Region XII District Team
All-Conference 1st Team

Jarred Schultz
All-NJCAA Division III Region XII District Team
All-Conference Honorable Mention