King, Newkirk Named Scholar-Athletes of the 12 months; NEC Declares Tutorial Honors
Central Connecticut juniors Jeannette King and Zach Newkirk had been named Northeast Convention Winter Scholar-Athlete award winners it was introduced Wednesday by the league workplace. King, of the ladies’s swimming and diving workforce, and Newkirk, of the boys’s basketball workforce, had been named the Scholar-Athlete of their respective sports activities, whereas the league additionally named members of the Winter Tutorial Honor Roll and Commissioner’s Honor Roll.
ACADEMIC HONOR ROLL
COMMISSIONER’S HONOR ROLL
King is a Nursing main and has posted a 3.80 GPA and was named the Excellent Swimmer of the Meet on the 2021 Northeast Convention Championships. She received three particular person occasions (50 free, 100 free, 100 again), whereas additionally serving to CCSU win gold in a pair of relays (400 Free Relay, 400 Medley Relay). King, a Dean’s Checklist scholar, has been acknowledged on each the NEC Commissioner’s and Tutorial Honor Roll, together with incomes CCSU Athletic Director’s All-Tutorial Award Crew and the CCSU Scholar-Athlete Tutorial Award. She was a member of the Blue Devils squad which earned the CSCAA Scholar All-America Crew recognition within the fall of 2020.
Newkirk has compiled a 3.87 GPA as an Economics main. A member of each the Northeast Convention Commissioner’s Honor Roll and Northeast Convention Tutorial Honor Roll, Newkirk has been a Dean’s Checklist scholar and a member of the CCSU Athletic Director’s All-Tutorial Crew and CCSU Scholar-Athlete Tutorial Award. He began 15 of 21 video games final season and averaged 22.0 minutes, whereas posting 6.7 factors per recreation, 1.9 assists and a 1.3 assist-to-turnover ratio. He shot 44.4 % from the sphere and 89.7 % on the foul line, whereas scoring double-figures within the final 4 video games of the season, together with a career-high 20 factors at LIU on Feb. 21.
All scholar-athlete award winners should have earned a minimal of 60 semester hours at their establishment, maintained a minimal cumulative grade level common of three.20 and took part with distinction as a member of a varsity workforce.
Together with the scholar-athletes, the NEC introduced its Winter Tutorial Honor Roll, consisting of a file 895 student-athletes. This 12 months’s complete represents an 8.5% improve from prior 12 months. Moreover, a file 299 student-athletes secured Commissioner’s Honor Roll standing, representing a 12.8% improve from prior 12 months.