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Softball, Basketball Named All-Academic Teams

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - National Junior College Athletic Association headquarters today released the names of the 2012-2013 NJCAA Academic Teams of the Year and LSU Eunice placed two teams on the list.

The Lady Bengal Softball teams and Basketball team were among 500 programs honored as an All-Academic team out of the 3500 colleges and universities the in NJCAA. Softball had a GPA of 3.05 and basketball finished the year with a GPA of 3.11.

Academic team accolades (3.0� team GPA) were earned by over 500 programs with 24 winning the distinction as the Academic Teams of the Year.

This season, close to 60,000 student-athletes competed in the NJCAA across 3,500 teams in 28 different sports.
The 2012-2013 academic year marks the 30th consecutive season the NJCAA has recognized the success of its student-athletes in the classroom. With minimal changes, the NJCAA academic awards program has been in place since 1983.

June 19, 2013