WestConn places 15 student-athletes on the LEC Spring All-Academic Team

WestConn places 15 student-athletes on the LEC Spring All-Academic Team

PAWTUCKET, R.I. – The Little East Conference announced the 2017 Spring All-Academic teams recently, honoring 234 student-athletes in its seven spring championship sports, baseball, men's lacrosse, women's lacrosse, men's outdoor track & field, women's outdoor track & field, softball and men's tennis.

Western Connecticut placed 15 student-athletes, in five of the programs it sponsors during the spring, on this year's LEC All-Academic Team.

To be named a spring sport All-Academic, a student-athlete must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.30 or higher through the 2017 spring semester and be at least a sophomore academically and athletically, following the 2016-17 season. The student-athlete must also be a full-time member of a varsity sport and be enrolled in its institution for a full academic year.

Named to the team from WestConn are:

BASEBALL

Tre' Gause    Sr.   Health Promotion Studies   Brookfield, Conn.

MEN'S LACROSSE

Zachary Craybas   Sr.   Health Promotion Studies   Bethel, Conn.
Cullen Roberts   Sr.   Psychology   Somers, Conn.

WOMEN'S LACROSSE

Carley Altemose   Sr.   Nursing   Stratford, Conn.
Amber Andrews   So.   Nursing   New Milford, Conn.
Lauren Bradshaw   So.   Finance   Bethel, Conn.
Meaghan Gustafson   Sr.   Nursing   Newington, Conn.

SOFTBALL

Hannah Dunlap   So.   Marketing   Batavia, N.Y.
Jenna Gaudioso   Jr.   Nursing   East Haven, Conn.
Alexandra LaFemina   Sr.   Marketing   East Haddam, Conn.
Nadia Orjiugo   Jr.   Chemistry   Bridgeport, Conn.
Jaclyn Smith   So.   Elementary Education/Spanish   Sandwich, Mass.

MEN'S TENNIS

Drake Allegrini   Jr.   Political Science   Watertown, Conn.
Jason Hipona   Sr.   Accounting   Orange, Conn.
Adam Howard   Jr.   Music & Audio Production   Waterford, Conn.

COMPLETE LIST OF THE 2017 LITTLE EAST CONFERENCE SPRING ALL-ACADEMIC TEAM