(LAMAR, Colo.) — Lamar Community College (LCC) is proud to announce that 22 of its student athletes have been awarded Academic All-American honors from the NJCAA, the National Junior College Athletic Association.
First Team Academic All-Americans (Cumulative GPA 4.0):
  • Women’s Basketball sophomore Angie Lopez, Des Moines, NM;
  • Softball freshman Katie Russell, Aurora, CO;
  • Softball freshman Alyssa Abita, Lamar, CO;
  • Softball freshman Alexis Hillhouse, Broomfield, CO;
  • Baseball freshman Damon Elarton, Rye, CO;
  • Baseball sophomore James Moses, Baltimore, MD;
  • Golf sophomore Tyler Barcelon, Colorado Springs, CO;
  • Golf sophomore Alex Ruggles, El Paso, TX.
Second Team Academic All-Americans (Cumulative GPA 3.8-3.99):
  • Softball sophomore Mason Togher, Ft. Collins, CO;
  • Softball sophomore Leah Rivera, Pueblo, CO;
  • Women’s Basketball sophomore Nagua Puot, Amarillo, TX;
  • Volleyball freshman Desirae Pisano, Greeley, CO;
  • Baseball freshman Bradley Hallock, Carrollton, TX;
  • Men’s Basketball sophomore, Will Osborne, Greeley, CO.
Third Team Academic All-Americans (Cum GPA 3.6-3.99):
  • Softball sophomore Mireya Arranda, El Paso, TX;
  • Women’s Basketball sophomore Tayler Dossey, Durango, CO;
  • Volleyball sophomore Tanner Lallmann, Arvada, CO;
  • Volleyball sophomore Xhane Greenridge, Barbados;
  • Baseball freshman Andrew Duran, Albuquerque, NM;
  • Baseball freshman, Colbey Klepper, Alberta, Canada;
  • Baseball freshman Ryan Trinkaus, Denver, CO;
  • Baseball freshman Vince LaConte, Keenesburg, CO.
LCC Athletic Director Scott Crampton said these students exemplify academic achievement and sportsmanship, and he was particularly proud of the students who were received the NJCAA’s distinction this year.
“Our student athletes experienced many challenges over the last year,” Crampton said. “Despite these challenges, our student athletes continued to give their all and persevered, and we could not be prouder to call them Lopes.”
For more information about LCC Athletics, visit GoLopes.com.