SANTA ANA, Calif. – The Santa Ana College Kinesiology & Athletics Department acknowledged all 95 of its scholar-athletes at half time of the men's basketball game on Wednesday night.
In order to receive the scholar-athlete honor, these individuals had to maintain a 3.0 grade point average in 12 or more units through the 2018 Fall semester.
To cap the event, Alexandria Owens (Track & Field) and Joshua Fuentes – Norikiyo (Wrestling) were named 2018-19 Santa Ana College Scholar-Athletes of the Year.
Owens holds the second fastest time for the 200 meter event in school history and the third fastest in the 100. She's also a psychology major in her second year at SAC.
Fuentes – Norikiyo placed sixth overall in the state wrestling tournament this year, making him a two time All-American. He is a sophomore majoring in Kinesiology and Biological Science.
These two scholar-athletes will receive a $1,500 scholarship funded by the Santa Ana College Athletic Hall of Fame along with at least four other Santa Ana scholar-athletes to be named later this year.