NOVA Cross Country Looks Toward NJCAA Championship

NOVA Cross Country Looks Toward NJCAA Championship

NOVA’s Cross Country team started off the 2017 season with some fresh new talent and the goal of winning the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) national championships. NOVA’s Cross Country team is the three-time NJCAA champion, and the favorite to take home the win this year according to Athletic Director Steve Mrowka. This year, the team competed in four meets. The team looks forward … Continue reading NOVA Cross Country Looks Toward NJCAA Championship

NOVA Nighthawks Student-Athletes Continue to Excel Academically

NOVA Nighthawks Student-Athletes Continue to Excel Academically

During halftime at the NOVA Nighthawks men’s basketball game on February 7, 57 student-athletes were named to the Athletic Director Honor Roll for the 2016 fall semester. This continues the academic excellence that student-athletes have achieved over the years. In the 2015-2016 academic year, 71 student-athletes made the honor roll. To be named to the honor roll, a NOVA Nighthawks athlete must have earned a … Continue reading NOVA Nighthawks Student-Athletes Continue to Excel Academically

5 NOVA Athletes Earn National Academic Awards

The National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) announced its Academic Student-Athlete Awards June 24 with 1,936 from across the nation earning the accolade. Five NOVA student-athletes garnered the high honors for their work in the classroom. Dennis Almaraz from men’s soccer and Carolyn Oare of women’s basketball earned the Superior Academic Achievement for a GPA between 3.80 and 3.99. Volleyball standout Somya Leskanich, cross country … Continue reading 5 NOVA Athletes Earn National Academic Awards

NOVA Wins NJCAA Women's Cross Country Championship

NOVA Wins NJCAA Women’s Cross Country Championship

NOVA captured the 2014 National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Region 20 Division I Women’s Cross Country Championship at Anne Arundel Community College on October 25. NOVA edged Hagerstown Community College by one point to claim the College’s first NJCAA Region 20 Championship. “Winning regionals was the goal from the beginning of the season,” said Head Coach Nicole Mancini, Manassas Physical Education faculty. “Hagerstown is … Continue reading NOVA Wins NJCAA Women’s Cross Country Championship

NOVA Congratulates Student-Athletes’ Academic Success

NOVA Congratulates Student-Athletes’ Academic Success

The National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) has recognized three NOVA student-athletes for their outstanding scholastic achievements. Greg Gowdy, a sophomore from Alpine, Utah, achieved the NJCAA’s highest academic honor earning the Pinnacle Award for Academic Excellence with a perfect 4.0 GPA. He was a two-year member of NOVA’s men’s lacrosse team and started in 20 games for NOVA over his two-year career and was … Continue reading NOVA Congratulates Student-Athletes’ Academic Success