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Student Athletes Recognized for Academic Achievements

Six student-athletes at the College of Southern Maryland have been named to the National Junior College Athletic Association’s (NJCAA) Region XX All-Academic Team for the 2013-14 academic year.

Golfer George Bowie of Port Tobacco, volleyball libero Kimberly Brewer of Waldorf, women’s basketball forward/center Maekala Bryant of Waldorf, men’s basketball forward James Day of Mechanicsville, women’s soccer forward Kayla Ruiz of California and women’s soccer forward Laura Shaner of Leonardtown were named All-Academics.

To be eligible for this distinction, student athletes must exhibit excellence in their sport as well as maintain at least a 3.60 grade point average (GPA).

“The accomplishments of our student athletes in the classroom, in the heat of competition and in their everyday lives, speak to the character and caliber of the young men and women of CSM who participate in sports while advancing their academic pursuits,” said CSM Lead Director of Student Life and Athletics Michelle Ruble.

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