NE10 Spring Sport Student-Athletes Garner Postseason Accolades

NE10 Spring Sport Student-Athletes Garner Postseason Accolades



National, Regional Honors Handed Out to NE10 Student-Athletes

MANSFIELD, Mass. – Northeast-10 spring sport student-athletes from nine different sports recently received national and regional honors following the completion of the 2017 season. The NE10 was well represented on All-America and All-Region teams in the sports of baseball, men’s lacrosse, women’s lacrosse, softball, and men’s and women’s outdoor track & field, as well as regional honors in men’s golf, men’s tennis and women’s tennis.

For a breakdown of those that were recognized by sport, please see below. 20 NE10 women's lacrosse student-athletes were honored, while 19 men's lacrosse players were recognized to lead the way.

The national champion Adelphi women's lacrosse team led the way with five 1st Team All-American seleections and six student-athletes recognized in total. The conference had 61 student-athletes earn All-America recognition this spring, including 19 first team selections. 

Baseball: CCA All-American

3rd Team All-American - (1)

TJ Santiago, Adelphi

Honorable-Mention All-American - (1)
Zach Goldstein, Southern New Hampshire 

Men's Golf: PING All-American

2nd Team All-American - (1)
John Clare, Le Moyne

Men's Lacrosse: USILA All-American

1st Team All-American - (5)
Brendan McDougal, Adelphi
Nicholas Reisig, Adelphi
Brendan Entenmann, Le Moyne
James Bassett, Merrimack
Tim Towler, Merrimack (pictured)

2nd Team All-American - (7)
Joseph Catalanotti, Adelphi
Shane DeBoer, Adelphi 
Max Adler, Bentley
Justin Kesselring, Le Moyne
Brian Rogers, Le Moyne
Charlie Bertrand, Merrimack
Hunter Schmell, Merrimack 

3rd Team All-American - (2)
Mark Andrejack, Adelphi
Brennen Morin, Merrimack

Honorable Mention All-American - (5)
Ian Kirby, Adelphi
Michael Osmundson, Adelphi
Blake Boudreau, Merrimack
Bobby Beshlian, Pace
Liam Brennan, Pace

Women's Lacrosse: IWLCA All-American

1st Team All-American - (8)
Kate Beier, Adelphi
Jacqueline Jahelka, Adelphi
Alison Johnson, Adelphi
Ryley Weber, Adelphi
Shea Weber, Adelphi
Vicki Graveline, Le Moyne
Connor Bird, LIU Post 
Olivia Kirk, LIU Post

2nd Team All-American - (7)
Michele Scannell, Adelphi
Hannah George, Le Moyne
Cara Douglas, LIU Post
Ryan McKinney, LIU Post 
Kendall Cietek, New Haven
Casey Gelderman, Pace
Cara Corvino, Stonehill

3rd Team All-American - (5)
Caitlin Sweeney, Franklin Pierce 
Monica Sanna, Le Moyne 
Nicole Belanger, New Haven
Hannah Johnson, New Haven
Abby Haimson, Pace 

Softball: CCA All-American

2nd Team All-American - (1)
Brenna Martini, Adelphi

Honorable Mention All-American - (1)
Courtney Case, Le Moyne

Men's and Women's Tennis: ITA Awards

Men's - (1)

ITA/Arthur Ashe Leadership and Sportsmanship Award 
Xavier Aubron, Southern New Hampshire 

Women's - (3)

ITA Senior Player of the Year 
Abla Chadli, Southern New Hampshire

ITA/Arthur Ashe Leadership and Sportsmanship Award 
Elizabeth Kallenberg, Adelphi

ITA Community Service Award 
Southern New Hampshire

Men's and Women's Outdoor Track & Field: USTFCCCA All-American

1st Team All-American - (8)
Victoria Major, Adelphi (pictured)
Leakey Kipkosgei, American International
Dage Minors, Franklin Pierce
Carly Muscaro, Merrimack (dual-winner)
Destiney Coward, Southern Connecticut
Shatajah Wattely, Southern Connecticut
Sahara Brown, Southern New Hampshire
Nicole Borofski, Stonehill

2nd Team All-American - (5)
Greta Scott, Assumption
Holt Sihvonen, Bentley
Yakabu Ibrahim, Southern Connecticut
Kyle Saunders, Southern Connecticut
Shatajah Wattely, Southern Connecticut

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.