The following story has been edited from a previous version. The original posting of this story did not include eight Newbury College student-athletes that were eligible for the All-Academic Team.
ATTLEBORO, Mass. - The New England Collegiate Conference announced today that 16 Nighthawk student-athletes have been named to the 2016-17 All-Conference Academic Team for the student-athletes of the winter and spring seasons.
To be eligible for the award, a student-athlete must be at least a sophomore in class standing, must hold a GPA above 3.40, and must have competed in a winter sport in the 2016-17 season or a spring sport in 2017.
Out of a record 210 overall student-athletes that competed in winter or spring sports, the following 16 Nighthawks have been given the honor:
Dan Horwitz, Major: Sport Management, Men's Basketball
Joshua Oliver, Major: Sport Management, Men's Basketball
Christina Babcock, Major: Business Management, Women's Basketball and Softball
Isabelle Pafford, Major: Marketing, Women's Basketball and Women's Lacrosse
Cesar Cruz, Major: Culinary Management, Men's Volleyball
Elliott Pollard, Major: Sport Management, Men's Volleyball
Joshua Thorne, Major: International Business, Men's Volleyball
Jacob Pringle, Major: Sport Management, Baseball
Brian Rhone, Major: Sport Management, Baseball
Jim McGrorry, Major: Media Production, Baseball
Billy Stephen, Major: Marketing, Baseball
Lindsey Clark, Major: Graphic Design, Softball
Elizabeth Kia, Major: Psychology, Softball
Alina Milauskas, Major: Public Relations & Advertising, Softball
Noelle Sass, Major: Sport Management, Softball
Alexis Vieira, Major: Legal Studies, Softball
To see the entire 2016-17 All-Conference Academic Team, please click on the link provided below: