11 STUDENT-ATHLETES NAMED TO LEC ALL-ACADEMIC TEAM

NORTH DARTMOUTH, MA - Director of Communications the Little East Conference, Jack Holleran, announced today the LEC All-Academic team for the 2011 spring season. A total of 155 student-athletes representing all eight of the Little East Conference institutions earned this honor based on outstanding performance in the classroom including 11 student-athletes from the University of Massachusetts Boston.

To be named to the All-Academic team, the student-athlete must have completed at least one academic year and have a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.33 on a 4.00 scale. The following were named to the team from UMass Boston.

Athlete                                  Sport                             Hometown/High School
Taryn Asta                             Softball                          Marshfield, MA/Marshfield
Ty Buccetti                             Baseball                         Wallingford, CT/Xavier
Christopher Chapman            Men’s Track & Field        Brockton, MA/Brockton
Kirby Cole                              Men’s Track & Field        Shrewsbury, MA/Shrewsbury
Michael Crowder                    Men’s Lacrosse              Flint, MI/Powers Catholic
Jeffrey Curran                        Men’s Lacrosse              Canton, MA/Canton
Rebecca Gabai                       Women’s Track & Field   Brookline, MA/Brookline
Jeff Laurore                            Men’s Track & Field        Malden, MA/Malden
Patrick Noble                          Baseball                        Somerville, MA/Matignon
Erica Sherman                        Softball                          West Haven, CT/West Haven
Emily Wolf                              Softball                           Salem, NH/Salem