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NIACC baseball honored for academic excellence

Only team in its region to receive this award.

Posted: Aug 7, 2018 2:56 PM

MASON CITY – A 2018 American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) Team Academic Excellence Award has gone to North Iowa Area Community College.

NIACC is one of 21 junior college baseball teams to receive the award and the only honoree from its region.

The award recognized programs coached by ABCA members which post a collective GPA over 3.0 on a four point scale for the entire 2017-2018 school year.

"We are thrilled to be able to honor all of this year's Team Academic Excellence Award recipients," says ABCA Executive Director Craig Keilitz. "It is a privilege for our association to have the opportunity to highlight so many deserving teams and recognize all of the hard work they put in off the field throughout the year."

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