Lakeland lands 16 on Academic All-OCCAC list for Spring 2018

Lakeland lands 16 on Academic All-OCCAC list for Spring 2018

KIRTLAND, Ohio – Lakeland Community College landed 16 student athletes on the Academic All-Ohio Community College Athletic Conference list during the Spring 2018 semester.

To qualify to be Academic All-Conference, student athletes much achieve a 3.30 grade point average (GPA) or better while completing at least 12 credit hours.

Five student athletes completed a perfect 4.0 GPA in Spring 2018. Cary Morin (volleyball and women's basketball), baseball players Matt DiDonato and Alex Newsome and softball players Cameron Malkamaki and Elizabeth Montgomery each earned a 4.0 GPA for Lakeland.

A complete list of student athletes that made Academic All-OCCAC is below. Student athletes that earned a 4.0 GPA are in bold.


Matt DiDonato (Ashtabula), Andy Gorby (New Waterford), Alec Guy (Painesville Township), Alex Newsome (Ashtabula), Jack Shepherd (Lithopolis), Kyle Espineli (Scarborough, Ontario), Walker Marlowe (Berlin) and Jacob Nagy (Brunswick).


Cameron Malkamaki (Painesville), Elizabeth Montgomery (Madison) and Justine Barnes (Lakemore).


Cary Morin (Burton), Brittney O'Hara (Sandusky) and Allie Lister (Geneva).


Liz Serago (Painesville) and Carlos Silva Torres (Perry).


Cary Morin (Burton).

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About Lakeland Community College

Founded in 1967, Lakeland Community College was the first college in Ohio created by a vote of the people. True to our mission, Lakeland provides quality learning opportunities to meet the social and economic needs of the community.

Offering day, evening, weekend and online classes, the college serves more than 10,800 credit and 2,800 noncredit students (2016). For more information about the College, visit