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Student-Athletes Recognized on CCC Academic All-Conference Team

Student-Athletes Recognized on CCC Academic All-Conference Team

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – Four hundred forty-three Commonwealth Coast Conference student-athletes were honored on Wednesday morning as the league announced its Fall Academic All-Conference Team. The fall list includes participants from each of the CCC's 10 full member institutions who participated in men's and women's cross country, field hockey, men's and women's soccer, women's tennis, and women's volleyball.

In order to be recognized as a member of the academic all-conference team a student-athlete must have a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.3 (on a 4.0 scale) and must also have attained sophomore status.

Nine members on this fall's team were also recognized for their academic accomplishments earlier this year when they were selected as the Senior Scholar-Athletes in their respective sports. Salve Regina's Jay Brennan (North Haven, Conn.) and Eastern Nazarene's Greg Whitney (Henniker, N.H.) were both named in men's cross country, while the University of New England's Brittney Sorbello (Dover, N.H.) took home the honor on the women's side. Three other Nor'easters, Desirae LeBlanc (Manchester, N.H.), Erik Holmqvist (Gothenburg, Sweden), and Taylor Littlefield Langevin (Sanford, Maine) were also given the honor in field hockey, men's soccer, and women's soccer, respectively. Joeanna Glantz (Agawam, Mass.) from Western New England and Jamie Zompa (Marlborough, Mass.) from Endicott shared the title in women's tennis and Roger Williams's Kristen Boyer (Bristol, R.I.) took home the honor in women's volleyball.

In addition to their academic prowess, seven student-athletes also displayed excellence in competition and received high honors at the end of their seasons. Nor'easter field hockey players Nicole Matarozzo (Wolfeboro, Maine) and Holly Smith (Peabody, Mass.) were key components to UNE's CCC Championship season as they received respective Offensive and Defensive Player of the Year recognition. Gordon's Damon Kilgore (Londonderry, N.H.) and UNE's Emma Robidoux (Fairhaven, Mass.) led the way at the CCC Cross Country Championships this fall and were named Runners of the Year. Endicott's Nick Weinstein (Trumbull, Conn.) was the men's soccer Defensive Player of the Year, while Wentworth's Emily Richard (Freemont, N.H.) was the Offensive Player of the Year for the CCC Champion Leopard women's soccer team. Gordon's Maggie Risma (Hudson, Ohio) earned a major award for the second year in a row when she was once again named Libero of the Year.

Overall there are 44 Academic All-CCC members who were also recognized as First Team All-CCC members. There were also 23 second team and 17 third team performers.

Wentworth placed 33 student-athletes on the fall academic all-conference team with all 33 spanning the sports of men's cross country, men's soccer, women's soccer, women's tennis, and women's volleyball.






Jonah Eisman Men's Cross Country So. Mechanical Engineering New York, N.Y.
Clay Harman Men's Cross Country Jr. Civil Engineering Broad Brook, Conn.
Patrick Hopkins Men's Cross Country Jr. Mechanical Engineering Lansdale, Pa.
Chris Kaberle Men's Cross Country So. Computer Networking Pelham, N.H.
Alex Robbins Men's Cross Country Jr. Computer Science Mansfield, Mass.
Kenneth Callahan Men's Soccer Jr. Construction Management Killingworth, Conn.
Matt Cicalis Men's Soccer Jr. Biomedical Engineering Bridgewater, Mass.
Sam Entner Men's Soccer Jr. Applied Mathematics Vineyard Haven, Mass.
Ian Farr-Szep Men's Soccer So. Construction Management Peterborough, N.H.
Stephen Frazier Men's Soccer Jr. Mechanical Engineering Bedford, Mass.
Joe Kalil Men's Soccer Jr. Computer Science Franklin, Mass.
Noah Martins Men's Soccer So. Electromechanical Engineering Dartmouth, Mass.
Ryan Reid Men's Soccer Jr. Computer Science Chapin, S.C.
Mary Annon Women's Soccer Sr. Industrial Design Concord, N.H.
Ali Leach Women's Soccer Jr. Industrial Design Stowe, Vt.
Heather MacDougall Women's Soccer Jr. Biomedical Engineering Exeter, N.H.
Danielle McDonnell Women's Soccer So. Interior Design Ballston Lake, N.Y.
Samantha Medeiros Women's Soccer So. Interdisciplinary Engineering Barrington, R.I.
Rachel Melisse Women's Soccer Jr. Electrical Engineering Plymouth, Mass.
Morgan Miller Women's Soccer Sr. Architecture Schenectady, N.Y.
Michelle Murphy Women's Soccer Sr. Civil Engineering West Islip, N.Y.
Rachel Perras Women's Soccer Sr. Computer Science Portsmouth, R.I.
Madyson Reno Women's Soccer So. Biomedical Engineering Simi Valley, Calif.
Emily Richard Women's Soccer Jr. Interior Design Fremont, N.H.
Mykaela Scarpace Women's Soccer Sr. Architecture Marlborough, Conn.
Rachel Schaeffer Women's Soccer So. Industrial Design Lumberton, N.J.
Amanda Weinberger Women's Soccer Sr. Industrial Design Colchester, Vt.
Caitlyn Briggs Women's Tennis Jr. Business Management Lee, Mass.
Ellen Butts Women's Tennis So. Applied Mathematics Brookfield, Mass.
Kelsey Degouveia Women's Tennis So. Biomedical Engineering New Bedford, Mass.
Emily Jodoin Women's Tennis Jr. Biomedical Engineering Burrillville, R.I.
Lillie Clark Women's Volleyball So. Mechanical Engineering Vista, Calif.
Stephanie Nihan Women's Volleyball Sr. Biomedical Engineering Dracut, Mass.