Worcester, Mass. – 24 Clark University student-athletes have been named to their respective New England Women’s And Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) All-Academic teams it was announced recently by the league office.
In order to be honored, student-athletes must have earned a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale or 4.35 on a 5.0 scale after the 2013 spring semester, achieved second year academic status at their institution, and been a member of the varsity team for the entire season.
Of the 24 student-athletes honored six of them – field hockey student-athletes Talia Fish (Philadelphia, Pa.) and Erin O’Neil (Willington, Conn.) and women’s soccer players Afra Danai (Amherst, Mass.), Emma Lynch (Pawtucket, R.I.), Cristina Mendoza (Holliston, Mass.) and Jenn O’Rourke (Somerset, Mass.) – are all three-time selections.
In addition to those six, six more – men’s soccer’s Zachary Doenmez (Dublin, N.H.) and Nate Lapides (Barrington, R.I.), women’s soccer’s Rose Koerner (Ware, Mass.) and Charlotte Mays (Melrose, Mass.), volleyball’s Rachel Spera (North Hollywood, Calif.) and men’s cross country’s Nathan Buck (Portland, Maine) – are all receiving their second career honor.
First time honorees include Sarah Cramer (Wynnewood, Pa.) and Molly McPhee (Durham, N.H.) from field hockey, Kent Vorland and Oscar Zapata (Lima, Peru) from men’s soccer, Nikki Feinberg (San Antonio, Texas) and Gabby Paolini (North Potomac, Md.) from women’s soccer, volleyball’s Mel Conde (Union City, Calif.), men’s cross country’s Seamus O'Connor (Granby, Mass.), Rahul Dutt (Calcutta, India), Jonah Naghi (Newton, Mass.) and women’s tennis’ Phoebe Hughes (Parkland, Fla.) and Rebecca Kravetz (Wayland, Mass.).