Embrace The Philosophy: NE10 Announces Scholar-Athlete of the Year Finalists

Embrace The Philosophy: NE10 Announces Scholar-Athlete of the Year Finalists



Award Winners to Be Honored at Year-End Banquet in Early June

MANSFIELD, Mass. – The finalists for two of the Northeast-10 Conference's most prestigious awards were announced today as the league released the names of the six student-athletes that are still eligible to be honored as the NE10 Male and Female Scholar-Athletes of the Year. 

The award winners will be announced and recognized at the league’s annual awards banquet Monday, June 4 in Garden City, N.Y. "These are truly some of the best of the best in the NE10," said Commissioner Julie Ruppert. "We are extremely proud of each of these outstanding young men and women, and all of their tremendous accomplishments - both on and off the field."

Each of the league's 15 member institutions nominated a student-athlete for each award and the 30 total nominations have been narrowed down to three finalists for each award.

Male Scholar-Athlete of the Year
Julian Lipinski, Saint Rose
Tyler McLaren, Southern New Hampshire (pictured)
Thomas Bellio, Stonehill

Female Scholar-Athlete of the Year
Rebecca Fakas, Adelphi (pictured)
Carly Canavan, Franklin Pierce
Alyssa Williamson, Merrimack

The NE10 is an association of 15 diverse institutions serving student-athletes across 24 NCAA Division II sports. Together we build brilliant futures by embracing the journey of every student-athlete. 

Each year, 4,500 student-athletes compete in conference championships, making the NE10 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 NE10 is proud of its comprehensive program and the experience it provides student-athletes.