Northeast Hawks women's basketball team honored
The Northeast Community College women’s basketball team, led by recent-graduates Lynn Eggerling and Therese Lindquist, has been recognized for academic achievement during 2011-2012 by the National Junior College Athletic Association. The Northeast team, with its cumulative 3.34 grade point average, was ranked twelfth academically out of over 400 junior college women's teams in the nation. A minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 is required to be an All-Academic Team. Lindquist of Sweden, received a Superior Academic Achievement Award with her 3.87 grade point average on a 4.0 system. Eggerling of Milford, Nebraska was honored with an Exemplary Academic Achievement Award for her 3.63 grade point average. The Hawks went 17-14 this past season.