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Athletic Success
  • Winningest Junior College in the Nation
  • More top 5 finishes than any other Junior College
  • 46 National Team Championships
  • Numerous Individual Champions
  • Over 1,000 All-Americans
  • Numerous Academic All-Americans
  • Many Professional Athletes
 
Men’s Basketball

  • Over 100 D-I signees
  • Ranked #1 in NJCAA National Poll 3 different seasons
  • Ranked in the top ten poll many times
  • 5 NJCAA All-Americans - Janavor Weatherspoon (2002), Moochie Norris (1994), Larry Johnson (1989), Larry Johnson (1988), Craig Ehlo (1981)
  • Over 90 percent winning record at home
  • Pro NBA Players:
    • Larry Johnson (UNLV), NY Knicks, Charlotte Hornets, USA Olympic team
    • Craig Ehlo (Washington St), Cleveland Cavs, Houston Rockets, Seattle Supersonics
    • Rodney Dent (Kentucky), Orlando Magic, Vancouver Grizzlies
    • Moochie Norris (Auburn), Houston Rockets, NY Knicks
    • Riley Smith (Idaho), Cleveland Cavs, Overseas
 
Women’s Basketball

  • 3 NJCAA National Championships (2006-07, 1990-91, 1985-86)
  • 2 NJCAA National Runner-Ups (1984-85 37-1) (2005-06 34-1)
  • 3 Distinguished Academic All-Americans since 2000 - Carly Knight (2003 - 4.0 GPA), Shaletra Hodge (2000 - 3.90 GPA), Shanetra Hodge (2000 - 3.84 GPA)
  • Many pro players overseas
  • 12 NJCAA First Team All-Americans
  • 18 NJCAA All-Americans - Chandrea Jones (2007), Juanita Ward (2007), Helen Roden (2006), Chandrea Jones (2006), Kanani Marshal (2004), Kanani Marshal (2003), Laticia Morris (1993), Latasha Byears (1993), Twanda Wilson (1991), Janice Holliday (1989), Nelda Roy (1987), Renay Daughtery (1986), Donna Wilson (1986), Doreatha Conwell (1986), Sharon Blair (1985), Doreatha Conwell (1985), Sharon Blair (1984), Laura Smith (1980)
  • 6 Pre-season All-Americans
  • Over 100 D-I signees
  • 79 straight regular season wins without a loss (1984-85 -- 1987-88)
  • 37 regular season wins in a row (2004-05 -- 2006-07)
  • NJCAA Coach of the Year — Nate Altenhofen, Ken Hefner
  • Undefeated season (36-0) 1986
  • 2 One Loss Season 2005-06 (34-1, National Runners-Up), 1984-85 (37-1, National Runners-Up)
  • Top 10 placing in NJCAA team academics (7th 2001, 8th 2002)
  • 3 NJCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament MVP
    • Chandrea Jones 2007
    • Twanda Wilson 1991
    • Doreatha Conwell 1986
  • Pro Players:
    • Doreatha Conwell
    • Sharon Blair
    • Sharon Cain
 
Baseball

  • NJCAA National Runner-Ups 1967
  • 3 NJCAA National Tournament Appearances
  • 2 Distinguished Academic All-Americans since 2005 – Jordan Nipp (2007 – 4.0 GPA), J.C. Bredengurd (2007 – 3.9 GPA)
  • More than 50 players drafted
  • NJCAA stolen base record (86) – Bryan Garrett (1992)
  • Big Stick Award – College World Series – Steve Reintjes (1995)
  • 16 NJCAA All-Americans – Quinn Stewart (2002), Mike Henry (2001), Matt Whitaker (2000), Kory Doan (1999), Jeff Moore (1997), Jim Chamblee (1995), George Kellert (1994), Lamont Mason (1992), Amador Tijerina (1970), Roy Carver (1970), Dee Lancaster (1969), Steve Prater (1968), Larry Norton (1967), Gary Huey (1966), Harlan Hinds (1965), Joe Berg (1965)
  • Many Conference Championships
  • 4 NJCAA All-World Series Team Members – Jim Chamblee (1995), Jeremy DuVall (1995), Steve Reintjes (1995), Clint Weibl (1995)
  • NJCAA Hall of Fame Coach Rick Zimmerman
  • Produced many D-I players
  • Pro Players:
    • Rick Loiselle (Pittsburgh Pirates – 1997) 3rd in Rookie of the Year ballot
    • Steve Kent (Tampa Bay Devil Rays)
    • Jim Chamblee (Cincinnati Reds)
    • Jerrod Johns (MLB)
 
Softball

  • 2000 started program
  • 3rd place finish in 2005 Nationals
  • 5th place finish in 2006 Nationals
  • 2 Regional Championships (2005, 2006)
  • 2 National Tournament Appearances (2004-05 , 2005-06)
  • 4 National Tournament All-Tournament Players – Kelly Ninemire (2006), Stephanie McCaulley (2006), Karina Cannon (2005), Jennie Dietrich (2005)
  • 5 NJCAA All-Americans – Breana Casaus (2007), Kelly Ninemire (2006), Stephanie McCaulley (2006), Karina Cannon (2005), Addy Lucero (2005)
  • 11 All-Conference players
  • Conference and Regional Coach of the Year Joel Prickett (2005, 2006)
 
Men’s Golf

  • 2004 & 2005 National Champions
  • 8 National Championships
  • 42 appearances at NJCAA Championships
  • Over 40 All-Americans
  • 16 All-Americans since 2000 – Julian Valenciana (2007), Nick Nelson (2007), Aaron Manning (2006), Julian Valenciana (2006), Scott Loewen (2005), Terry Reilly (2005), Aaron Manning (2005), Ryan Vallely (2005), Shawn LaFontaine (2004), Ryan Vallely (2004), Jeremy Langdale (2003), Jeremy Langdale (2002), Adam Neville (2002), Paul Heaton (2002), Paul Heaton (2001)
  • 1 Individual National Champion since 2000 – Jeremy Langdale (2003)
  • 3 Individual National Runner-Ups since 2000 – Julian Valenciana (2007), Scott Loewen (2005), Shawn LaFontaine (2004)
  • Ranked #1 in NJCAA poll over 50 times
  • NJCAA top 15 national ranking since 1997
  • Team GPA of 3.0 or better since 1998
  • Produced many D-I athletes
  • Coach Paul Chavez named National Coach of the Year 2 times (2004 & 2005)
  • Coach Paul Chavez named Coach of the USA Junior National team (twice)
  • Pro player: Terry Dill
  • 24 Professional Golfers
 
Women’s Golf

  • Individual National Champions
  • National Runner-ups
  • D-I players
  • Pro Player: Kathy Whitworth
 
Men’s Rodeo

  • More than 50 professionals
  • 11 national event titles
  • National team championship
  • Won 13 regional men’s event titles
  • World Champions* + NFR Qualifiers:
    • *Ty Murray (7 times)
    • *Jim Sharp (2 times)
    • *Jermone Davis
    • Adam and Gilbert Carrillo
    • Shawn McMullan
    • Jason Lahr
    • Cimmaron Gerke
    • Ryan Gray
    • D.J. Domangue
    • Linn Churchill
 
Women’s Rodeo

  • 5 CNFR Qualifiers
  • Over 12 professionals
  • Nationally recognized coach
 
Men’s Tennis

  • 7 National Championships
  • Over 30 All-Americans
  • Produced many D-I athletes
  • Former athletes that have moved on to coaching
 
Women’s Tennis

  • 3 National Championships
  • 32 All-Americans
  • Produced many D-I athletes
  • Former athletes that have moved on to coaching
 
Men’s Track and Field

  • Numerous individual champions
  • 11 National Championships
  • Over 400 All-Americans
  • NJCAA Hall of Fame Coach James Segrest
  • Hosted numerous NJCAA National Championships
  • Produced many D-I athletes and USA Olympic Athletes
  • Pro athletes:
    • Jon Drummond (Olympic Gold and Silver Medalist)
    • Kevin Dilworth
 
Women’s Track and Field

  • 2 National Championships
  • 23 Top 5 National Championship finishes
  • Over 60 Individual National Champions
  • Over 150 All-Americans
  • NJCAA Hall of Fame Coach James Segrest
  • Hosted numerous NJCAA National Championships
  • Produced many D-I athletes
  • Over 20 conference championships
  • Pro Athletes:
    • Virginia “Gigi” Miller – USA Track and Field Team World Championships winner
 
Women’s Gymnastics

  • 2 National Championships
  • Many D-I athletes
  • Hall of Fame Coach
 
National Awards/Honors

  • NACMA = National Association of Collegiate Marketing Administrators – NCAA
    • NACMA 2006-07 National Runner-up (Single Newspaper Display Ad – Only Juco)
    • NACMA 2005-06 1st Place Gold Winner (Single Newspaper Display Ad – Only Juco)
    • NACMA 2003-04 National Runner-up (Best Activation Program w/Sponsor – Only Juco)
    • NACMA 2003-04 National Runner-up (Best New Revenue Generating Idea – Only Juco)
    • NACMA 2002-03 Bronze Winner (Best Promotional T-Shirt- Only Juco Winner )
  • NCMPR = National Council for Marketing and Public Relations
    • NCMPR 2007 District Gold Medial 1st Place (Best Print Advertisement Series – Newspaper Ads)
    • NCMPR 2007 District Bronze Medial 3rd Place (Sports Brochure – WBB)
    • NCMPR 2006 – 3rd Place Nationally Bronze Metal in marketing piece for college – Sports Athletic Guide

 

46 National Championships
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