Eighteen Beacons Named To LEC Fall All-Academic Team

Eighteen Beacons Named To LEC Fall All-Academic Team

PAWTUCKET, R.I.—Eighteen UMass Boston student-athletes earned spots on the Little East Conference Fall All-Academic Team, the league office announced late in 2017. 

Athletes from five different fall teams were honored by the LEC. To be recognized, student-athletes had to have at least sophomore standing, hold a cumulative GPA of 3.30 or higher and be in at least their second year at UMass Boston.

Women's soccer led the way with six overall honorees, with women's tennis (five) and volleyball (four) sitting second and third. Three athletes from the men's and women's cross country teams were also recognized.

Men's Cross Country

Cameron Chase – Jr. – Lutz, Fla.


Women's Cross Country

Carli Hancock – So. – Ipswich, Mass.

Caroline Mullen – Jr. – Marshfield, Mass.


Women's Soccer 

Jessi Beverlin – Sr. – Eagle River, Alaska

Gigi Braga – So. – Medford, Mass.

Alyssa Fugiel – Jr. – Easthampton, Mass.

Cassie Levesque – Sr. – Methuen, Mass.

Carly Robinson – Jr. – Pittsfield, Mass.

Jessie Tenaglia – Jr. – Braintree, Mass.


Women's Tennis

Maria Benatuil – Sr. Caracas, Venezuela

Meghan Erickson – Sr. – Hubbardston, Mass.

Martina Daelli – Sr. – Florence, Italy

Katie Gauthier – So. West Boylston, Mass.

Kristy Garcia – Sr. – Miami, Fla.



Sidnee Berch – So. – Boca Raton, Fla.

Ariana Casingal – Sr. – Melbourne, Fla.

Sarah Doyle – So. – Glendale, Calif.

Rachel Maslach – Sr. – Berlin Center, Ohio