FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
16 Earn Academic All-America Nods;
44 Spring Sport Student-Athletes Tabbed Academic All-District
MANSFIELD, Mass. – 16 spring sport student-athletes from the Northeast-10 Conference have been honored with CoSIDA Academic All-America recognition as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
Additionally, 44 NE10 student-athletes collected Academic All-District honors this spring season. For the complete list of Academic All-Americans from the league, please see below. The links above have the All-District selections.
Each of the ten spring sports the conference sponsors had at least one Academic All-District selection, while student-athletes from the sports of baseball, cross country / track & field, ice hockey, men's and women's lacrosse and softball represented the NE10 as Academic All-Americans.
To be eligible, a student-athlete must be a starter or key reserve, maintain a cumulative grade point average of 3.30 on a scale of 4.00, have reached sophomore athletic and academic standings at his/her current institution and be nominated by his/her sports information director.
Adelphi's Brenna Martini, Le Moyne's Tim Buff, and Merrimack's Carly Muscaro were each named 1st Team Academic All-Americans. Each of the three has been selected more than once during their illustrious careers.
Buff and Muscaro were selected as the NE10's Male and Female Scholar-Athletes of the Year earlier this month.
Ten different NE10 member institutions had at least one student-athlete selected as an Academic All-American, with Adelphi leading the way with three.
For more information on the CoSIDA Academic All-America program, click here.
Spring 2017 CoSIDA Academic All-Americans
Robert Vani, Adelphi - 3rd Team | Senior | 3.71 - Exercise Science
Tanner Bird, Franklin Pierce - 3rd Team | Graduate | 3.84 - Marketing
Robert Petrillo, New Haven - 3rd Team | Senior | 3.88 - Finance / Accounting
Cross Country / Track & Field -
Carly Muscaro, Merrimack - 1st Team | Senior | 3.88 - Criminology
Mark Hamalian, Stonehill - 2nd Team | Junior | 3.95 - Physics
Erik Alatalo, Bentley - 3rd Team | Senior | 3.84 - Accountancy / Liberal Studies
Tim Bolick, Bentley - 3rd Team | Senior | 3.86 - Finance and Accounting
Adriana Carrasco, Southern Connecticut - 3rd Team | Senior | 3.60 - Psychology
Christine Volz, Southern Connecticut - 3rd Team | Senior | 3.87 - Exercise Science
Ice Hockey -
Danny Divis, Saint Michael's - 3rd Team | Senior | 3.83 - English
Men's Lacrosse -
Brandon Donnellan, Pace - 3rd Team | Senior | 3.80 - Marketing, Advertising, and Promotion
Brenna Martini, Adelphi - 1st Team | Junior | 3.79 - Physical Education
Courtney Case, Le Moyne - 2nd Team | Senior | 3.61 - Psychology
Alyssa Williamson, Merrimack - 3rd Team | Junior | 3.95 - Psychology
Swimming & Diving -
Tim Buff, Le Moyne - 1st Team | Senior | 3.96 - Finance
Women's Lacrosse -
Jacqueline Jahelka, Adelphi - 2nd Team | Senior | 3.85 - Psychology / Elementary Education
ABOUT THE NE10
The NE10 is an association of 15 diverse institutions serving student-athletes across 24 NCAA Division II sports. Together we build brilliant futures by embracing the journey of every student-athlete.
Each year, 4,500 of those student-athletes compete in conference championships in 24 sports, making the NE10 the largest DII conference in the country in terms of sport sponsorship. Leading the way in the classroom, on the field and within the community, the NE10 is proud of its comprehensive program and the experience it provides student-athletes.