Sixteen Named to Capital One Academic All-District At-Large Teams
For Immediate Release
May 24, 2012
Six Male and Ten Female
Student-Athletes Garner Academic All-District Honors
South Easton, Mass. – Sixteen student-athletes from Northeast-10 Conference member institutions were named to the 2012 Capital One Academic All-District At-Large Teams, which are selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
Six Northeast-10 student-athletes garnered selection to the
Men’s At-Large District 1 team, including junior
Josh Klepfer of the Le Moyne College
men’s lacrosse team, who had the highest GPA (3.94) among the
half dozen male student-athletes honored from the conference.
Junior Dana Borges (3.68 GPA) of the Stonehill College men’s ice hockey team also received the honor, as did senior Kevin Daniels (3.45) of the American International College golf team, Bentley University juniors Dan McQueen (3.85) and Matt Michel (3.85) of the golf team, and senior Miguel Nesrala (3.34) of the Southern Connecticut State University swimming team.
Among the Women’s At-Large selections, 10 of the 12 named to the District 1 Team were Northeast-10 student-athletes. Sophomore Phoebe Clark of the Southern New Hampshire University women’s lacrosse team had the highest GPA (3.93) among the dozen female selections, while junior Nicole Dion of the Bentley field hockey team had a 3.92 GPA.
Also warranting selection was junior Caitlin Brauer (3.64) of The College of Saint Rose swimming team, senior Amanda Burden (3.76) of the So. Connecticut swimming team, sophomore Megan Collins (3.88) of the Le Moyne women’s lacrosse team, senior Erica Devito (3.72) of the Adelphi University women’s lacrosse team, senior Tia Levins (3.85) of the Franklin Pierce University field hockey team, senior Samantha Lynott (3.46) of the Stonehill women’s lacrosse team, senior Emily Mongeau (3.84) of the So. New Hampshire women’s lacrosse team, and senior Eileen Mullowney (3.74) of the Saint Michael’s College swimming and tennis teams.
The Academic All-District teams are divided into eight
geographic districts across the United States and Canada.
This is the first year of the expanded Academic All-America program
as CoSIDA moves from recognizing a University Division (Division I)
and a College Division (all non Division I) and doubles the
number of scholar-athletes honored. The teams include NCAA Division
I, NCAA Division II and NCAA Division III participants, while the
College Division team combines NAIA, Canadian and two-year
The Northeast-10 is an association of 16 NCAA Division II colleges and universities located in New England and New York that is committed to supporting balanced academic and athletic opportunities for more than 5,500 student-athletes. Each year, 4,000 of those student-athletes compete in Conference championships in 23 sports, making the NE-10 the largest DII conference in the country. Leading the way in the classroom, on the field and within the community, the Northeast-10 is proud of its comprehensive program and the experience it provides student-athletes.