FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
NE10 Student-Athletes from Basketball, Swimming, and Indoor Track & Field Recognized
MANSFIELD, Mass. - 16 Northeast-10 Conference student-athletes were recognized as First Team All-Americans as accolades rolled in following the completion of the winter sports seasons. In total, 24 NE10 student-athletes from five different sports were honored as All-Americans recently.
To see the complete list of those that were honored, please see below. Six different NE10 members had at least one student-athlete honored for their outstanding performance this winter. Southern Connecticut's Destiney Coward won the national title in the weight throw this winter and among those recognized were a pair of men's distance medley relay teams - the American International and the Stonehill teams were both honored.
Men's Basketball -
Tim Guers, Saint Anselm – 1st Team NABC
Women's Basketball -
Kelly Martin, Stonehill – 1st Team WBCA | 3rd Team CCA
Dana Watts, American International – Honorable Mention WBCA
Kylie Lorenzen, Southern New Hampshire - Honorable Mention WBCA
Samantha Hyslip, Stonehill – Honorable Mention WBCA
Men's Swimming & Diving -
Leo LaPorte, Southern Connecticut
Men's Indoor Track & Field -
American International Men’s Distance Medley Relay - 1st Team USTFCCCA
(Jashane Brown, Ackeen Colley, Cameron Correia, Kemani Hume)
Leakey Kipkosgei, American International - 1st Team USTFCCCA
Yakabu Ibrahim, Southern Connecticut - 1st Team USTFCCCA
Stonehill Men’s Distance Medley Relay- 1st Team USTFCCCA
(Alex Demeule, Josh Hubbell, Lucas Taxter, Stephen Vercollone)
Ackeen Colley, American International – 2nd Team USTFCCCA
Chad Miller, American International - 2nd Team USTFCCCA
Oghenefejiro Onakpoma, Southern Connecticut - 2nd Team USTFCCCA
Women's Indoor Track & Field -
Dana Bramble, American International - 1st Team USTFCCCA
Michaela Pernell, Merrimack - 1st Team USTFCCCA
Destiney Coward, Southern Connecticut - 1st Team USTFCCCA
Victoria Major, Adelphi - 2nd Team USTFCCCA
Jessikha Ribeiro, American International - 2nd Team USTFCCCA
Briana Burt, Southern Connecticut - 2nd Team USTFCCCA
ABOUT THE NE10
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 of those student-athletes compete in conference championships in 24 sports, 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.