FSCJ Athletes Receive National, Regional and Conference Academic Awards

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Florida State College at Jacksonville’s (FSCJ) BlueWave student athletes have earned awards from the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA), Florida College System Activities Association (FCSAA) and conference in honor of their academic achievement. In total, 54 of FSCJ’s athletes, over half of the team rosters, were recognized with academic awards. 

With a 3.6 or higher GPA for the year, 24 earned a place on the NJCAA All-Academic Team. Of those, seven hold a 4.0 GPA: Jordan Briones (baseball), Hannah Dugan (softball), Mia McKay (volleyball), Anthony Orrico (baseball), Dillon Richardson (baseball), Breanna Swanson (softball) and Dalton Terrell (baseball).

In addition, 41 FSCJ student athletes were named to the FCSAA All-Academic Team, with a 3.3 or higher GPA. Representing all seven of FSCJ’s athletic teams, 54 student athletes made their respective Academic All-Conference teams with a 3.0 GPA or higher.   

FSCJ’s Male Student Athlete of the Year Dalton Terrell (baseball) also earned placement on FCSAA’s All-Academic Team and Academic All-Conference Team with his 4.0 GPA. Serving as the BlueWave softball team’s leading pitcher, Female Student Athlete of the Year Caitlyn Berry carried a 3.44 GPA and was among the students named to the Academic All-Conference Team as well as the All-Conference Second Team.  

“We congratulate all of these student athletes on the recognition for their hard work and determination, both in the classroom and on the field,” said Interim College President Kevin Hyde. “We understand the great discipline that student athletes must have to maintain grades and performance, and we applaud their efforts.”

To view the list of all award recipients, visit gobluewave.com.

About FSCJ

Known as “the community’s college,” Florida State College at Jacksonville (FSCJ) exists to provide valuable, high quality learning opportunities to anyone with the desire to enhance themselves through the pursuit of higher education. Serving more than 50,000 students and awarding more than 6,000 degrees and certificates on an annual basis, the College plays a significant role in supplying the region’s employers with a highly skilled, educated workforce.