LCCC Student-Athletes Earn OCCAC Fall All-Academic Team

The Ohio Community College Athletic Conference has announced its 2016 All-Academic team for  student-athletes who earned at least a 3.30 GPA in the fall semester with at least 12 credit hours completed.  Eight LCCC student-athletes earned the honor this Fall. Congratulations to the following LCCC student-athletes: 

2016-17 OCCAC Fall All-Academic Team

Christian Santiago, 3.50 GPA, men’s basketball
Carrie Carlson, 3.46 GPA, women’s basketball
Gloria Souter, 3.81 GPA, women’s basketball
Sami Shaw, 3.46 GPA, women’s basketball
Sarah Kyser, 3.75 GPA, women’s basketball
Heather Smyth, 3.75 GPA, women’s basketball
Rachel Downing, 4.0 GPA, women’s basketball
Brendan Kilbane, 3.58 GPA, cross country

AD High Honor & Honor Roll for Fall 2016

Lorain County Community College is pleased to recognize our student-athletes that earned High Honor Roll (GPA of 3.5 or better for Fall semester or cumulative) and Honor Roll (GPA of 3.0 or better for Fall semester or cumulative) for the 2016 Fall semester. There were a total of 7 student-athletes earning High Honor Roll and 9 student-athletes earning Honor Roll. The Women’s Basketball Team led the way with 6 students earning honor roll recognition, including 5 students on the High Honor Roll .  Cross country was next with 4 students earning honor roll recognition. 

View Complete List of Student-Athletes Qualifying for AD’s Fall 2016 Honor Roll

Jimmy John’s Athlete of the Week – December 5-11 – Michael Rell


MICHAEL RELL (6’2” Freshman from Parma, OH (Valley Forge HS))

Mike Rell head shotIn LCCC’s 88 to 64 win against Clarke State on December 10th, Mike scored 9 points while shooting 4 of 6 (67%) from the field and 1 of 1 from the line (100%)with 3 rebounds and 1 steal. Though Mike sometimes runs the offense as a point guard, he is best suited to be a shooting guard.  In fact, he has the 5th highest shooting percentage (68.4%) in the NJCAA for Division III players. For the year, Mike is averaging 8.5 points, 3.6 rebounds and 2.3 assists per game, while shooting 68.4% from the field, 66.7 % from the three point line and 76.9 % from the free throw line. Mike goes by the nicknames of “Mikey” or “Rellish. He is a quite leader who leads by example.


Steele Named OCCAC Player of the Week (Nov. 28-Dec. 4, 2016)

TJ Steele

The Ohio Community College Athletic Conference (OCCAC) has named T.J. Steele as the player of the week recipient in men’s basketball.  Steele, who becomes the first OCCAC men’s basketball player of the week from Lorain County Community College since Wesley Harris on February 7 of last season, averaged 32 points, four rebounds, three assists and one steal last week in wins over Jamestown Community College and Westmoreland County Community College.

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Congratulations TJ!

Jimmy John’s Athlete of the Week – Nov. 28 – Dec. 4 – Rashaad Gibbons

Rashaad Gibbons


RASHAAD GIBBONS (6’0” Freshman from Canton, OH (GlenOaks HS))

In LCCC’s 96 to 89 win against Jamestown on Wednesday, Rashaad scored 11 points on 5 of 11 (45%) from the field, and 1 of 1 from the foul line.  He also had 2 rebounds, 3 steals and 2 assists.  In LCCC’s 99 to 82 win over Westmoreland on Sunday, Rashaad scored 12 points on 6 of 12 (50%) from the field.  He also had 8 rebounds, 2 steals, 4 assists and 1 block.  Rashaad is the best defender on the team and he can play both the point or off guard positions.  Rashaad was an All Stark County basketball player and All Federal League football player in high school.  He is currently undecided as to the degree he would like to obtain at LCCC.  In his spare time, Rashaad listens to Drake and plays NBA 2K 17 and Sudoku.  Way to go Rashaad!