Volleyball Cyclones on MCAC Elite '17 Team

January 16, 2018

The Minnesota College Athletic Conference has named the inaugural MCAC Fall Elite '17 Team, which consists of the top performing student-athletes which excel both in the classroom and in the competitive arena. 

A new conference initiative this academic year, MCAC Elite Teams are comprised of student-athletes who earned All-Academic Conference status during their sport season, as well as earning distinction as an All-Division, All-Conference, All-State or NJCAA recognition.  Each Elite team is designed by the year in which the competitive season and academic semester for which the team member earned All-Academic status.  For the fall of 2017, MCAC student-athletes from volleyball, football, soccer and golf teams vie for placement on the MCAC Fall Elite '17 team.  Student-athletes who compete in basketball, wrestling, softball and baseball and meet award criteria will earn MCAC Spring Elite '18 designation. 

The inaugural MCAC Elite student-athletes for Fall, 2017, are listed in alphabetical order by college and are grouped by sport. All team members have earned MCAC All-Academic status; their individual sport recognition is also listed. To view the MCAC All-Academic Award recipients, please click here. 

 Name  Sport  Highest 2017 Athletic  Honor
Kalie Jergens Volleyball  NJCAA First Team, All-America
Chelsea Schoeder Volleyball  MCAC All-State, 2nd Team 
Anastasia Larson Volleyball   MCAC All-Division, 2nd Team 

Of particular note are six MCAC athletes which were named both to an NJCAA All-America teams this past fall while also succeeding in the classroom, earning MCAC All-Academic honors.SCTCC was represented by Volleyball player Kalie Jergens.

Kate Wallace

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