Seven East Central Community College varsity sports teams earned National Junior College Athletic Association Academic Team of the Year honorable mention awards for having met the grade-point average requirement of 3.00 or better for the 2015-16 season.
The ECCC Diamond Warrior baseball team finished with a 3.43 GPA and ranked sixth overall.
The women’s basketball team also earned an honorable mention award, finishing with a 3.0 GPA.
Men’s soccer ranked 15th overall and finished with a 3.0 GPA as well. Women’s soccer tied for fourth overall, finishing with a 3.45 GPA.
The Lady Diamond Warrior softball team finished with a 3.56 GPA, the second highest GPA of East Central’s teams, and tied for ninth among all NJCAA Division II softball teams.
The ECCC men’s tennis team tied for 12th overall and finished with a 3.20 GPA, while the women’s tennis team led all ECCC teams with a 3.67 GPA and ranked fourth overall among women’s tennis teams.
There were 714 NJCAA teams that finished with a GPA of 3.0 or better out of a total of 3,394 teams in all sports across all divisions.