COLORADO CITY, Colo. – Led by the women's indoor track and field team, nine Mesa teams received
All-Academic honors from the NJCAA for the 2016-17 year.
The women's indoor squad was named Team of the Year for posting the highest cumulative GPA of all teams in that spot, a 3.28.
The nine T-Bird squads earning the honor are a school record. Seven were cited last year and a total of 36 have been recognized since the program began in 2011-12. In addition, Mesa had a school high 35 individual student-athletes receive All-Academic honors this year.
To qualify for honorable mention a team must have a cumulative 3.0 GPA or better.
Other MCC squads that were named honorable mention were:
Men's cross country
Men's golf (also the NJCAA DII national champions)
Women's cross country
Women's outdoor track and field