On July 11, 2022, NJCAA released the All-Academic Teams for every division and sport for the 2021-22 season. There was a total of 9,912 student-athletes honored for making an All-Academic Team. This is 1,640 more student-athletes honorees than the previous year for the NJCAA.
FTCC is one of 35 teams apart of Region 10 of the NJCAA. Out of the 9,912 student-athlete honorees, 3,412 are from Region 10. The NJCAA is made up of 24 separate regions, meaning Region 10 alone holds over a third of the student-athletes receiving All-Academic Team honors.
In order to be eligible for nomination, the student-athlete has to meet the nomination criteria. The criteria includes:
- Must have completed two full-time semesters or three full-time quarters of college work.
- Must have participated in at least one season at the varsity level at the college from which he/she is nominated.
- Minimum of 24 semester hours or 36 quarter hours completed in the current academic year.
The student-athletes are broken down into three teams by their GPA after passing the nomination criteria. First team (4.0), second team (3.80-3.99) and third team (3.60-3.79).
Out of the 9,912 student-athletes honored, 2,852 NJCAA student-athletes made first team with a 4.0 GPA. Second team consists of 3,322 student-athlete honorees and 4,221 student-athletes received third team honors.
17 FTCC student-athletes received these honors for the 2021-22 season from the NJCAA.
All-Academic First Team(4.0 GPA):
- Riley Caudle- Baseball
- Tanner Sweatt- Baseball
- Sonjai Guiles- Volleyball
- Taylor Melvin- Volleyball
- Chelsey Wilkes- Softball
All-Academic Second Team (3.80-3.99):
- Jaylynn Faughn- Softball
- Jaqueline Woosley-Volleyball
- Alyssa Wrench- Volleyball
- Michael Okoye- Men’s Basketball
All-Academic Third Team (3.60-3.79):
- Ethan Ashlock- Baseball
- Will Austin- Baseball
- Jason Barnes- Baseball
- Dylan Bruce- Baseball
- Wyatt Carey-Baseball
- Aidan Haugh-Baseball
- Alex McAlmon- Baseball
- Michael Starrs- Baseball
The full list of NJCAA student-athletes on the All-Academic Teams can be found here: https://www.njcaa.org/general/2021-22/releases/20220710ogna2m
56 student-athletes from Fayetteville Tech received the Region 10 All-Academic Honors from the 2021 fall semester and 46 received honors for the 2022 spring semester.
The full list of student-athletes on the Region 10 All-Academic Team at FTCC can be found here: https://www.faytechcc.edu/news/region-10-all-academic-honors/