19 Named NEWMAC Academic All-Conference

19 Named NEWMAC Academic All-Conference

Boston, Mass. – 19 Clark University student-athletes across the four sponsored winter sports have been named to the New England Women’s And Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Academic All-Conference team it was announced on Monday by the league’s Executive Director, Patrick Summers.

Clark’s total of 19 honorees is the third-highest in the league behind only MIT (30) and Springfield (23) and moves the ongoing season total to 43 when you include the student-athletes awarded this fall.

In order to be selected, honorees must have met the following criteria: earned a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5/4.0 scale or 4.35/5.0 scale after the 2013 fall semester, achieved second year academic status at her institution, and been a member of the varsity team for the entire season.

Of the 19 honorees, five are three time awardees – women’s basketball’s Esther Cohn (Chapel Hill, N.C.) and Annmarie Fransen (Belmont, Mass.), men’s basketball’s Andrew Musler (Belmont, Mass.), men’s swimming’s Josh Kent (Longmeadow, Mass.) and women’s swimming’s Holly Palardy (Pittsfield, Mass.).

Meanwhile, men’s basketball’s Nicholas DaPrato (Marshfield, Mass.), men’s swimming’s Alberto Guerrero (La Libertad, El Salvador) and women’s swimming’s Gaby Jijon-Nemalceff (Quito, Ecuador) and Breanna Tucker (Temecula, Calif.) are all two-time recipients.

Individuals making their first appearance on the team are men’s basketball’s Corey Gomes (Uxbridge, Mass.), men’s swimming’s Mark Crisafulli (Wayland, Mass.), Jacob Dinerman (Cranston, R.I.), David Powers (Woodbridge, Conn.), Tyler Terriault (Claremont, N.H.) and women’s swimming’s Danya Ankermann (Scarborough, Maine), Lydia Berry (Kennebunk, Maine), Amanda Brackett (Vassalboro, Maine), Kelsey Clary (Cambridge, Mass.), Natalie Omary (New York, N.Y.). 

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