Region IV student-athletes earn 12 fall NJCAA All-American awards

Region IV student-athletes earn 12 fall NJCAA All-American awards

The National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) has released its list of All-Americans for the 2018 fall sports season, and 12 student-athletes representing NJCAA Region IV were recognized. The group includes five All-Americans in volleyball, four in women's soccer, and three in men's soccer. Five student-athletes were named First Team and Second Team All-Americans, while there was one each on the third team and honorable mention. Joliet Junior College, Madison College, and South Suburban College each boast a pair of NJCAA All-Americans.

2018 NJCAA Fall All-Americans

Division I Men's Soccer
Ricarco Avalos, So, F - South Suburban College (Second Team)
Baltazar Duran, Fr, MF - Morton College (Third Team)

Division III Men's Soccer
Michael Szaflarski, Fr, MF - Triton College (Second Team)

Division I Women's Soccer
Nataly Porras, So, F - South Suburban College (Second Team)

Division III Women's Soccer
Peyton Trapino, So, MF - Madison College (First Team)
Miranda Nirchi, So, MF - Joliet Junior College (First Team)
Lindsey Bond, So, D - Joliet Junior College (Second Team)

Division II Women's Volleyball
Noelle Knezz, Fr, RS - Moraine Valley Community College (Second Team)
Peyton Bowman, FR, MB - Carl Sandburg College (Honorable Mention)

Divison III Women's Volleyball
Paige Hostetler, So, OH - Madison College (First Team)
Mallory Hecox, So, OH - Rock Valley College (First Team)
Karolina Sas, So, L - Harper College (First Team)