NEWMAC Announces Spring Academic All-Conference Awards

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – A league-leading 64 athletes represented MIT on the 2012 New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Spring Academic All-Conference Team. The Engineers finished the year with a conference-high 138 honors followed by WPI at 110.
 
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 2011 fall semester, achieved a second year academic status at his or her institution, and been a member of a varsity team for the entire season.

The NEWMAC consists of 10 highly selective institutions committed to academic excellence: Babson College, Clark University, U.S. Coast Guard Academy, Mount Holyoke College, Smith College, Springfield College, Wellesley College, Wheaton College, WPI, and MIT.

Spring sports sponsored by the NEWMAC are: baseball, women’s lacrosse, women’s rowing, softball, men’s tennis, and men’s and women’s track and field.

WPI secured the second-highest number of honorees with 54, followed by Springfield (39), and Smith (27). The following is a list of MIT’s NEWMAC Academic All-Conference recipients:

Baseball
Zach Carr
Aric Dama
Nick Davis
Grant Iwamoto
Andrew Jeanguenat
Sean Karson
Brandon Lowe
Bryan Macomber
Ricardo Perez
Jon Rea
Henry Zhu

Women’s Lacrosse
Erica Du
Laura Lu
Molly McShane
Kaitlyn Nealon
Meghan Wright

Softball
Leah Alpert
Anna Christensen
Emily Creedon
Katie Harrington
Nydia Ruleman

Men’s Tennis
Biafra Ahanonu
Troy Astorino
Andrew Cooper
Vlad Firoiu
Tymor Hamamasy
Elia Harmatz
Max Nelson
Brian Oldfield
Neel Patel
Michael Walsh

Men’s Track and Field
Justin Bullock
Brendan Ensor
Matthew Falk
Jared Forman
Yida Gao
Kyle Hannon
Jacob Jurewicz
Jay McKenna
Jordan Mizerak
Gilbert O’Neil
Daniel Ronde
Stephen Serene
Jeremy Sharpe
Tyler Singer-Clark
Logan Trimble
Chinedum Umachi
David Way
Matthew Weaver

Women’s Track and Field
Kaitlin Allen
Kristine Bunker
Marie Burkland
Martina de Geus
Abigail Klein
Jaclyn Konopka
Lauren Kuntz
Margaret Lloyd
Leslie Meyer
Tania Morimoto
Claire O’Connell
Melissa Showers
Alexandra Taylor
Louise van den Heuvel
Katherine Wymbs