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MJC Earns Place In Cup Contest
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The California Community College Athletic Association (CCCAA), in association with the National Alliance of Two-Year College Athletic Administrators (NATYCAA), has announced Modesto Junior College has placed 11th out of 105 Community Colleges in the final standings of the 2012-13 NATYCAA Cup.

During the 2012-13 season MJC advanced to championship playoff games in the following sports: women’s golf (coach Milan Motroni), women’s cross country (coach Mary Shea), men’s wrestling (coach Jesse Vazquez), men’s water polo (coach Eric Fischer), men’s tennis (coach Shawn Black), men’s and women’s swimming (coach Kurt Olson), men’s and women’s track and field (coaches Demitrius Snaer and Mary Shea).

Each college’s top-five men’s and top-five women’s team results count toward the school’s overall point total. MJC came in with a score of 104.5. Complete standings, scoring criteria, and history of the NATYCAA Cup is available on the CCCAA website,

NATYCAA is the professional organization of two-year college athletic administrators and membership is open to all two-year institution throughout the county. The NATYCAA Awards were designed to recognize and reward overall program excellence at the two-year college level. A college is awarded points based on its team’s final positions in post-conference competition.

CCCAA is the governing body providing oversight of intercollegiate athletics with the California Community College Systems. The single largest educational system in the world, with attendance in excess of 2.6 million students annually, the California Community College systems serves one-third of all community college students in the United States.