Embrace the Victory: 25 NE10 Student-Athletes Earn First Team All-American Honors in the Spring Season

Embrace the Victory: 25 NE10 Student-Athletes Earn First Team All-American Honors in the Spring Season


25 Student-Athletes Receive First Team All-American Recognition.

MANSFIELD, Mass. – Northeast-10 Conference student-athletes made their presence felt this spring season, as they accumulated All-American accolades following the completion of the 2018-19 year. In total, 51 NE10 student-athletes earned All-American honors – including 25 on the First Team.

Men’s lacrosse led all sports with 17 All-Americans, while women’s lacrosse and outdoor track & field each had 13 athletes earn national distinction. Of 15 NE10 institutions, 13 had at least one athlete achieve All-American status. To see the complete list of those that were honored, please see below. 

Adelphi starting pitcher Ed Baram, drafted by the Oakland Athletics in the 30th round of the MLB Draft, was named a First Team All-American by the NCBWA and Second Team All-American by D2CCA. In addition, he was chosen as East Region Pitcher of the Year by the same two publications.

Six NE10 men’s lacrosse student-athletes were named First Team All-Americans, including Merrimack’s Charlie Bertrand – the USILA Outstanding Player and Attacker of the Year. Five players earned major awards from the USILA. For women’s lacrosse, Le Moyne led all teams with three IWLCA First Team All-Americans.

In addition, Adelphi’s Kole Pollock was crowned IWLCA Division II Player of the Year after leading the Panthers to the 2019 NCAA title. She also earned Attacker of the Year, while Le Moyne’s Hannah George was selected as Goalkeeper of the Year.

On the track, AIC’s Leakey Kipkosgei and Franklin Pierce’s CeCe Telfer each earned National Championships on their way to becoming USTFCCCA First Team All-Americans – two of 10 athletes from the league to achieve the feat.

2019 Spring Sports All-American Honors


ABCA All-Americans

Third Team:
Jeffrey Praml, SNHU

CCA All-Americans

Second Team:
Ed Baram, Adelphi

Honorable Mentions:
Dan Wirchansky, Pace
Jeffrey Praml, SNHU

NCBWA All-Americans

First Team:
Ed Baram, Adelphi

Third Team:
Jeffrey Praml, SNHU

Honorable Mentions:
Joey Porricelli, Merrimack
Tyler Criscuolo, So. Connecticut


Men’s Golf – PING All-Region Team

Tommy Ethier, Bentley
Chris Simione, Bentley
Dylan Plis, Franklin Pierce
Jonathan Petrin, Le Moyne
Matt Conti, SNHU
Matt Paradis, SNHU

Women’s Golf – WGCA All-Americans

Krystal Knight, Merrimack (Honorable Mention)


USILA Warrior All-American Team

Outstanding Player/Attacker: Charlie Bertrand, Merrimack
Outstanding Midfielder: Dan Entenmann, Le Moyne
Short Stick Defensive Midfielder: Andrew French, Le Moyne
Defensive Player: Zac Prattson, Le Moyne
Outstanding Goalie: Brendan McDougal, Adelphi

First Team:
Brendan McDougal, Adelphi
Justin Napolitano, Adelphi
Dan Entenmann, Le Moyne
Andrew French, Le Moyne
Zac Prattson, Le Moyne
Charlie Bertrand, Merrimack

Second Team:
John Arcidiacono, Adelphi
Sean McGovern, Adelphi
Matt Hutchings, Le Moyne
Sean Black, Merrimack
Bradley Patterson, Pace

Third Team:
Mark Andrejack, Adelphi
Ian Kirby, Adelphi
Michael Osmundsen, Adelphi
Nicolas Racalbuto, Adelphi
Connor Haims, Le Moyne
Michael O’Connell, Merrimack


USTFCCCA All-Americans

First Team:
Leakey Kipkosgei, AIC
Dahsia Middlebrooks, AIC
Chad Miller, AIC
Abby Jones, Assumption
Paola Brena, Franklin Pierce
CeCe Telfer, Franklin Pierce
Patrick Forrest, Merrimack
Briana Burt, SCSU
Oghenefejiro Onakpoma, SCSU
Stephen Vercollone, Stonehill

Second Team:
Victoria Major, Adelphi
Abby Jones, Assumption
Kialeigh Marston, Assumption
Lucas Taxter, Stonehill


D2CCA All-Americans

Third Team:
Morgan Perry, Saint Anselm

Honorable Mentions:
Maddy Barone, SNHU

NFCA All-Americans

Second Team:
Morgan Perry, Saint Anselm


ITA Regional Awards

Coach of the Year: Greg Coache, SNHU
Arthur Ashe Leadership and Sportsmanship Award: Marcus Lawrence, Franklin Pierce
Senior Player of the Year: Tiago Fernandes, SNHU


IWLCA All-Americans

Division II Player/Attacker of the Year: Kole Pollock, Adelphi
Goalkeeper of the Year: Hannah George, Le Moyne

First Team:
Kole Pollock, Adelphi
Sarah Reilly, Assumption
Eliza Bresler, Bentley
Bryanna Fazio, Le Moyne
Hannah George, Le Moyne
Olivia McEntee, Le Moyne
Raven Linton, New Haven
Mackenzie Reh, New Haven

Second Team:
Alison Johnson, Adelphi
Monica Sanna, Le Moyne

Third Team:
Chelsea Abreu, Adelphi
Nicki Stanco, Adelphi
Amber Feminella, Merrimack

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.