Waterville, ME - Seventeen Lyndon State College student athletes were named to the North Atlantic Conference All-Academic Team for the Spring 2018 semester, as announced by the conference office today. Eight of Lyndon's nine winter and spring athletic teams were represented, as were student athletes in 12 different academic programs.
The student athletes who were honored include:
Kiernan Brisson (Milton, VT), a junior men's lacrosse player and electronic journalism major
Michaela Columbia (Orleans, VT), a sophomore women's lacrosse player and elementary education major
Benjamin Cornell (Burrillville, RI), a junior men's track and field athlete and mountain recreation management major
Gabrielle Foy (Wilton, ME), a senior women's basketball player and sport management major
Amanda Hadley (Rutland, VT), a senior women's lacrosse player and elementary and special education major
Zak Johnson (East Hampton, CT), a junior baseball player and environmental science major
David Laroche (Franklin, VT), a senior baseball player and graphic design major
Ian Machia (Enosburg Falls, VT), a senior baseball player and accounting major
Jet Magri (Lincolnville, ME), a sophomore men's lacrosse player and graphic design major
Neal Mulligan (Marshfield, VT), a sophomore men's basketball and men's tennis player and business administration major
Matt Page (Groton, VT), a sophomore baseball player and elementary education major
Robbie Rouelle (St. Johnsbury, VT), a senior men's basketball player and sport leadership major
Abby Salvadore (Portsmouth, NH), a senior women's basketball player and women's track and field athlete and exercise science and mathematics major
Gwyn Stahl (Whitinsville, MA), a senior women's lacrosse player and elementary education major
Elizabeth Start (Randolph, VT), a senior women's lacrosse player and mountain recreation management major
Bayla Stewart (Newport, VT), a sophomore women's lacrosse player and elementary and special education major
Andrew Whalen (Cumberland, RI), a senior baseball player and electronic journalism major
A total of 165 student-athletes from the NAC's ten member institutions were selected to the All-Academic Team
The NAC All-Academic Team recognizes student-athletes on varsity sports teams who have earned a cumulative grade-point average of 3.50 or higher on a 4.0 scale. Student-athletes must also have reached sophomore academic standing and competed in a minimum of two years of varsity competition at their institution.
Salvadore, the Women's Track & Field Senior Scholar Athlete of the Year, was one of eight All-Academic Team members who were named Senior Scholar Athlete of the Year in their sport.
Magri and Stahl were among 19 All-Academic Team members who were also Sportsmanship Team honorees. The NAC Sportsmanship Team is reserved for those who positively affected the culture and environment of their sport and whose behavior clearly demonstrated sportsmanship and integrity that went beyond the playing rules and etiquette.
Salvadore, a 1st Team all conference javelin thrower, and Mulligan, a 2nd Team All-Conference tennis player, were among 40 All-Academic selections who were also voted as All-NAC selections in their respective sports.
For more information on the Spring 2018 NAC All-Academic Team, click HERE.