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49 Bobcats named NESCAC Fall 2014 All-Academic

HADLEY, Mass. — Forty-nine Bates College students from Bates’ fall sports teams have received 2014 NESCAC Fall Academic honors, announced Tuesday by the New England Small College Athletic Conference.

To be honored, a student-athlete must have reached sophomore academic standing and be a varsity letter winner with a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.35. A transfer student must have completed one year of study at the institution.

Bates’ list includes one All-NESCAC performer in his sport, senior football player David Kurey (West Chester, Pa.), and two All-New England cross country runners in senior John Stansel (Newburyport, Mass.) and junior Allen Sumrall (Albuquerque, N.M.).

Earning their third career NESCAC Fall All-Academic recognition are men's cross country senior Michael Creedon (Medfield, Mass.), women's soccer senior Dakota Donovan (Marblehead, Mass.), field hockey senior Caroline Falcone (New Canaan, Conn.), women's cross country senior Elena Jay (West Hartford, Conn.), women's soccer senior Emily Johnson (Essex, Vt.), women's soccer senior Alyssa Morgosh (Carlsbad, Calif.), men's cross country senior Zachary Polich (Westborough, Mass.) and men's soccer senior Jason Stephansky (Whitman, Mass.).

There are also four Bates honorees who were also named NESCAC Fall All-Sportsmanship last week, in field hockey senior Jillian Conway (Andover, Mass.), Donovan, Polich and Stephansky.


NESCAC Fall 2014 All-Academic Release 

Below is Bates' complete list of honorees:

Name

Sport

Yr.

Hometown

Jonathan Anderson

Men's Soccer

So.

Rumford, R.I.

Sean Antonuccio

Football

So.

Boxford, Mass.

Hannah Beinecke

Field Hockey

Jr.

Manchester, Mass.

Sarah Centanni

Women's Golf

So.

Hingham, Mass.

Molly Chisholm

Women's Cross Country

So.

Wayland, Mass.

Jillian Conway

Field Hockey

Sr.

Andover, Mass.

Katherine Courtney

Women's Cross Country

Jr.

Hermosa Beach, Calif.

Michael Creedon

Men's Cross Country

Sr.

Medfield, Mass.

Mary Deneen

Volleyball

Jr.

Windsor, Conn.

Dakota Donovan

Women's Soccer

Sr.

Marblehead, Mass.

Alexandra Eliopoulos

Field Hockey

Jr.

Akron, Ohio

Caroline Falcone

Field Hockey

Sr.

New Canaan, Conn.

Julia Fisher

Women's Cross Country

Jr.

Philadelphia, Pa.

Samuel Francis

Football

So.

Newburyport, Mass.

Evan Ferguson-Hull

Men's Cross Country

So.

West Hartford, Conn.

Penelope Ganske

Women's Golf

So.

Chagrin Falls, Ohio

Caitrin Griffin

Women's Soccer

Jr.

Geneva, Ill.

Porter Harrast

Men's Cross Country

Jr.

Decatur, Ga.

Greggory Heller

Men's Cross Country

Jr.

Walla Walla, Wash.

Leah Humes

Women's Soccer

Jr.

Beaconsfield, Quebec

Elena Jay

Women's Cross Country

Sr.

West Hartford, Conn.

Emily Johnson

Women's Soccer

Sr.

Essex, Vt.

Kylie Johnson

Women's Cross Country

So.

Winnetka, Ill.

Abigail Leberman

Volleyball

Jr.

Concord, N.H.

David Kurey

Football

Sr.

West Chester, Pa.

Claire Markonic

Field Hockey

So.

Millerton, N.Y.

Mark McCauley

Men's Cross Country

Sr.

Cumberland, Maine

Alyssa Morgosh

Women's Soccer

Sr.

Carlsbad, Calif.

Aaron Nickelsberg

Men's Soccer

Sr.

Concord, Mass.

Gabby O'Leary

Volleyball

So.

Wynnewood, Pa.

Zachary Polich

Men's Cross Country

Sr.

Westborough, Mass.

Ashley Pollack

Women's Cross Country

So.

Port Washington, N.Y.

Jessica Plotnikov

Women's Golf

Jr.

Brooklyn, N.Y.

Julia Rabin

Women's Cross Country

Sr.

Portland, Ore.

Zachary Radford

Football

Jr.

Wolfeboro, N.H.

Noah Riskind

Men's Soccer

Sr.

Bethesda, Md.

Lee Sandquist

Men's Soccer

Sr.

Doylestown, Pa.

Lyle Seebeck

Football

Jr.

Chicago, Ill.

Andrew Segal

Football

So.

Glencoe, Ill.

Chris Shaw

Men's Cross Country

Jr.

Delmar, N.Y.

John Stansel

Men's Cross Country

Sr.

Newburyport, Mass.

Alexander Stekler

Men's Golf

So.

Avon, Conn.

Jason Stephansky

Men's Soccer

Sr.

Whitman, Mass.

Allen Sumrall

Men's Cross Country

Jr.

Albuquerque, N.M.

Hannah Tardie

Volleyball

So.

Orange, Calif.

Cristina Vega

Field Hockey

Jr.

Needham, Mass.

Brynn Wendel

Volleyball

Jr.

Boxford, Mass.

Jessica Wilson

Women's Cross Country

So.

Cumberland, Maine

Hannah Zeltner

Women's Cross Country

Jr.

Bedford, N.H.