UMASS BOSTON PLACES 18 ON LITTLE EAST CONFERENCE FALL ALL-ACADEMIC TEAM

Dec. 16, 2008

NORTH DARTMOUTH, MA - The Little East Conference released its annual Fall All-Academic Teams, honoring student-athletes in the sports of men's and women's cross country, field hockey, men's and women's soccer, women's tennis, and volleyball.

To earn a spot on the all-academic teams a student-athlete must be at least a sophomore academically and athletically, have a cumulative grade point average of a 3.2, and be a full-time member of a varsity team. The following were named to the team from UMass Boston.

ATHLETE SPORT HOMETOWN/HIGHSCHOOL
Alessandra Adamo Volleyball Glastonbury, CT/Glastonbury
Alex Cavallero M. Soccer Lenox, MA/Lenox
Brittany Engel W. Tennis Freehold, NJ/Freehold
Tory Fahey W. Cross Country Milton, MA/Fontbonne Academy
Jillian Hurd  W. Tennis Taunton, MA/Taunton
Norman Jiménez M. Soccer Bogotá, Colombia/Boston Latin Acad.(MA)
Katie McPherson W. Tennis South Park, PA/South Park
Ashley McRoberts W. Soccer Merrimack, NH/Merrimack
Michael Murphy M. Cross Country Worcester, MA/Holy Name
Ryan Norton M. Cross Country Walpole, MA/Walpole
Andrea Rodgers W. Cross Country New Fairfield, CT/New Fairfield
Carmalina Rowe W. Cross Country Paxton, MA
Jeff Smith M. Cross Country Worcester, MA/Burncoat
Rich Stone M. Soccer Quincy, MA/North Quincy
Nina Sullivan Volleyball Cheshire, CT/Cheshire
Levon Tebelekian M. Soccer Glendale, CA/AGBU-Manoogian-Demirgian
Kate White W. Volleyball Plymouth, MA/Plymouth North
Filipe Zamborlini M. Cross Country Minas Gerais, Brazil/Boston Latin Academy