January 31, 2023

Coastal Bend College

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Record 20 CBC Student-Athletes Earn NJCAA All-Academic Honors

The Coastal Bend College Athletic Department recently acknowledged that a record 20 student-athletes representing six sports (Volleyball, Men’s Soccer, Women’s Basketball, Men’s Basketball, Softball, and Baseball) have been recognized by the NJCAA for their performance in the classroom during the 2018-2019 Academic Year. A student must have above a 3.60 Grade Point Average to earn NJCAA All-Academic Honors.  Of the 20 CBC Student-Athletes honored to the NJCAA Academic Awards, there were Seven named First Team, Six named to the Second Team and Seven named to the Third Team.


Alyssa Estrada- Third Team


Joao Lobo Dos Santos- Second Team

Jan Gruhn- Second Team

Lucas Paixao- First Team

Matthew Shorrocks- First Team

Nenad Vuletic- Second Team

Women’s Basketball

Aneth Jimenez- Third Team

Men’s Basketball 

Ethan Mitchell- First Team


Vanessa Garces- First Team

Brianna McKeel- Third Team

Ashley Soto- Second Team

Kirstie Soto- Second Team


Cooper Coe- Third Team

Bret Copeland- Third Team

Ricky Garcia- First Team

Mitchell Kalinowski- Third Team

Kyle McMahan- First Team

Amilcar Montanez- Third Team

Knight Newcomb- Second Team 

Spencer Wallace- First Team