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Eight Earn NJCAA All-Academic Honors

Submitted by on August 6, 2021 – 3:17 pm

Haverhill, MA (August 6, 2021) – The National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) announced that eight Northern Essex Community College student-athletes have earned All-Academic honors for the 2020-21 academic year.

Tom Grassi of Windham, NH earned a perfect 4.0 for the ’20-21 academic year

In order to be eligible for the award, student-athletes must maintain a grade point average of 3.60 or higher and successfully complete a minimum of 24 credits during the year.

Based on the overall grade point average for the year student-athletes are named either First (4.0), Second (3.8-3.99) or Third Team (3.6-3.79) All-Academic.

Congratulations to the following student athletes!

First Team

Tom Grassi (Windham, NH) men’s basketball

Second Team

Jesus Guzman (Lawrence) men’s soccer

Jack Latauskas (Byfield/Whittier Tech) men’s soccer

Todd Tringale (Saugus) baseball

Third Team

Frank Gulezian (Manchester, NH) baseball

Kyle Hsu (Brookline, NH) baseball

Cristian Kinsley (Lawrence) basketball

Ethan Rousseau (Haverhill, Whittier Tech) men’s soccer

Northern Essex is preparing for a full return to intercollegiate competition for all of its varsity athletic programs for the 2021-22 academic year and will kick the off with the inaugural NECC Athletics BBQ KNIGHT on Tuesday August 10th. For additional information please contact NECC Director of Athletics Dan Blair,

Northern Essex Community College competes as a member of the NJCAA and sponsors thirteen varsity intercollegiate sports including baseball, men’s and women’s basketball, men’s and women’s golf, softball, men’s soccer, women’s volleyball, men’s and women’s cross country and men’s and women’s track and field and Esports. For more information on Northern Essex Community College Athletics please visit the official website of Northern Essex Athletics.