HARCUM ATHLETES EARN ACADEMIC HONORS
The entire 2013 Harcum Women's Soccer Team and two individual athletes received academic awards for hard work and dedication in the classroom, NJCAA (National Junior College Athletic Association) officials announced yesterday.
The Women's Soccer Team coached by Samantha Farlow, was named a 2014 Academic Team of the Year, finishing with a 3.33 GPA. Brogan Garvey(Women's Soccer) and Kade Salisbury (Men's Basketball) received 2014 Academic Student-Athlete Awards.
With a 3.67 GPA, Garvey was recognized for Exemplary Academic Achievement. Salisbury, who finished with a 3.65 was also recognized for Exemplary Academic Achievement.
"It is a significant accomplishment to have an entire team earn a GPA over 3.0," Athletics Director Drew Kelly said. "It is a reflection of the commitment of our student athletes on the field and in the classroom and the quality of our coaching."
According to Kelly, who is also the coach of the Men's Basketball Team, Salisbury is the third player to win an Academic Student-Athlete Award from the NJCAA. "This honor recognizes Salisbury's effort in the classroom all year. It's quite a challenge to balance playing athletics with full-time college studies. I couldn't be more pleased for and proud of these Harcum athletes."
Both Women's Soccer and Men's Basketball compete in Division I of the NJCAA.
Harcum College provides a variety of opportunities for students wishing
to be involved in an intercollegiate athletics program. The athletic
teams, open to men and women, are members of the National Junior College Athletic Association
and NJCAA Region XIX.