November 27, 2007

NEWMAC Announces 2007 Fall Academic All-Conference Team

Nov. 27, 2007

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - The New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference recently announced the 2007 NEWMAC Fall Academic All-Conference Team. Once again, MIT reigned supreme, collecting a league-best 53 honors.

Honoress 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 2007 spring semester, achieved a second year academic status at his or her institution, and been a member of a varsity team for the entire season.

Fall sports sponsored by the NEWMAC include: field hockey, men's and women's cross country, men's and women's soccer, women's tennis, and women's volleyball.

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, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, and Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

WPI secured the second-highest number of honorees with 32 selections, followed by Mount Holyoke with 25. The following is a list of MIT's representatives on the NEWMAC Academic All-Conference Team:

Men's Cross Country
Tyler Abrams
Hemagiri Arumugam
Matt Bieniosek
Jack Bourbonnais
Christopher Bruce
Yermie Cohen
William Fedus
Ethan Huwe
Brian Jacokes
Peter Mulligan
Bill Phipps
Joseph Roy-Mayhew
Jake Ruzevick
Sandy Spicer
Christopher Wong

Women's Cross Country
Adrienne Bolger
Jennifer Doyle
Erika Erickson
Elizabeth Finn
Shelly Manber
Maria Monks
Brianna Petrone
Jacqui Wentz

Field Hockey
Alona Birjiniuk
Katie Boothe
Alexa Herman

Men's Soccer
Michael Allshouse
Andrew Bishara
Jason Bouhenguel
Tom Caldwell
Matt Cornachione
Javier Duarte
Tim Humpton
Tristan Kooistra
Chase Lochmiller
Saahil Mehra
Daniel Perry
Rich Whalley
Neil Zimmerman

Women's Soccer
Stephanie Brenman
Amy Ludlum
Katie Pesce
Kathryn Routhier
Jodie Wu

Women's Tennis
Mariah Hoover
Karina Pikhart
Yi Wang

Women's Volleyball
Carrie Buchanan
Alex May
Cathy Melnikow
Amanda Morris
Rose Zhong