Northeast-10 Announces Fall 2013 Academic All-Conference Teams

Northeast-10 Announces Fall 2013 Academic All-Conference Teams


January 31, 2014

Ninety-one student-athletes recognized for
combined performance in field and classroom

SOUTH EASTON, Mass. – The Northeast-10 Conference is pleased to announce its Academic All-Conference teams for the 2013 fall athletic season, with 91 student-athletes receiving recognition.

The 91 selections, participating in men’s and women’s cross country, football, field hockey, men’s and women’s soccer and volleyball, were recognized for their outstanding achievements in the classroom and on the playing field.

For a complete list of the Fall 2014 Academic All-Conference selections, please see below.

To be eligible for selection to the Northeast-10 Academic All-Conference Teams, a student-athlete must have met and/or exceeded the following minimum requirements: 1) participated in at least half of the team's competitions and been either a starter or significant contributor; 2) achieved a 3.30 cumulative grade point average (on a 4.0 scale); and 3) completed at least one academic year at his/her current institution.

American International College and Bentley University led the way with 11 student-athletes selected apiece. Merrimack College and Stonehill College both had nine recognized, while Adelphi University and the University of New Haven each had eight.

Twenty student-athletes were recognized in the sports of field hockey and women’s soccer, while men’s soccer and volleyball saw 14 and 12 student-athletes, respectively, selected.

The Northeast-10 Conference is an association of 15 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 6,000 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 in terms of sport sponsorship. 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.

Men's Cross Country – 5
Michael Marrero, Le Moyne
Andrew Reifman-Packett, Saint Rose
Paul Ryskowski, So. Connecticut
Trent Fontanella, Stonehill
Bryan Wilcox, Stonehill 

Women's Cross Country - 9
Alexandra Stasiuk, American Int’l
Tara Dooley, Bentley
Ashley Nichols, Bentley
Amy Varsell, Bentley
Fiona Coleman, Merrimack
Danielle Sorrentino, New Haven
Chloe Boutelle, Saint Michael’s
Titilayo Vanriel, So. Connecticut
Elizabeth LaRegina, Stonehill 

Football - 11
Karlbuto Alexandre, American Int’l
Dan Backx, American Int’l
Mike Bates, Assumption
Danny Guadagnoli, Bentley
Kent Kozar, Bentley
Tommy Williams, LIU Post
Matthew Fallico, New Haven
Chris Biondi, New Haven
Anthony Greenfield, New Haven
Luiz Ribeiro, Pace
James Lanier, Stonehill 

Field Hockey - 20
Carly Aceves, Adelphi
Molly Cuevas, Adelphi
Briana Rubenstein, Adelphi
Kori Huffman, American Int’l
Amanda Johannes, American Int’l
Courtney Williams, American Int’l
Abigail Heroth, Assumption
Kelsey Howard, Bentley
Gina Lirange, Bentley
Meghan Talerman, Bentley
Sydney Bowker, Merrimack
Katrina Squeri, Merrimack
Candace Waldie, Merrimack
Kelly Celata, Saint Michael’s
Kelsie Miller, Saint Michael’s
Sarah Cebry, So. Connecticut
Cathlyn Pistolas, So. Connecticut
Kelly Gouveia, Stonehill
Devin Ingersoll, Stonehill
Gina Sheehan, Stonehill 

Men's Soccer - 14
Jordan Hibbert, Adelphi
Ike (Chukwubuikem) Ekwueme, American Int’l
Jason Ryan, American Int’l
Lucas Spina, Assumption
Scott Levy, Bentley
Marty Ryan, Bentley
Terence Ciavarra, Franklin Pierce
Alexander Lautner, Le Moyne
Ronald Ried, Merrimack
JP DiTommaso, New Haven
Christopher George, Saint Michael’s
Keegan Campbell, So. New Hampshire
Jonathan Lupinelli, So. New Hampshire
Tim Canniff, Stonehill 

Women's Soccer - 20
Michelle Brown, Adelphi
Taylor Groth, Adelphi
Melissa Rubin, Adelphi
Alie Fitzsimmons, American Int’l
Roxanne Lee Stewart, American Int’l
Justine DiDonato, Assumption
Caroline Savasta, Franklin Pierce
Gabriela Vieira, Franklin Pierce
Katie Bresciani, Merrimack
Danielle Dion, Merrimack
Jenna Savi, Merrimack
Amanda Hathaway, New Haven
Monica Yanez, New Haven
Leslie Robertson, Pace
Sydney Bond, Saint Rose
Kyra Meli, Saint Rose
Michaela Phillips, Saint Rose
Laura Taylor, Saint Rose
Sam Whittier, So. New Hampshire
Amy Wheaton, Stonehill 

Volleyball - 12
Colleen Raga, Adelphi
Caitlin Connelly, American Int’l
Jaci Buscher, Bentley
Lauren Miller, Franklin Pierce
Natasha Ray, Franklin Pierce
Catie Swiderski, Franklin Pierce
Jackie Jones, Merrimack
Ashley Gomez, New Haven
Cynthia Edgerton, Saint Michael’s
Katy Daniels, Saint Rose
Tori Daniels, Saint Rose
Kelly Gunneson, So. Connecticut