Forty-Six Golden Bears Land on the Academic All-Commonwealth Coast Conference Lists

Forty-Six Golden Bears Land on the Academic All-Commonwealth Coast Conference Lists

SPRINGFIELD, Mass.--Commonwealth Coast Conference Commissioner Gregg M. Kaye announced late Friday the Academic All-CCC team for fall sports, and it includes 46 student-athletes representing Western New England University. This marks the fourth straight fall season that the Golden Bears have increased their honorees, starting with 36 in 2011, 37 in 2012 and 41 in 2013. To view the complete release, please click HERE.

The academic all-conference honor rewards varsity student-athletes who attain a cumulative grade-point average of 3.30 (on a 4.0 scale) or higher. The CCC's fall academic all-conference team encompasses student-athletes who participated in the sports of men's and women's cross country, field hockey, men's and women's soccer, women's tennis and volleyball--and multiple Golden Bears appeared in each sport.

Of the honorees, 23 were first- and 12 second-team as well as nine honorable mention All-CCC selections in their sport.

The Golden Bear winners include, with name, class, major(s) and hometown...

Field Hockey (3)
Katherine Ferrari, Junior, Forensic Biology, Westport Point, Mass.
Sabrina Lyesiuk, Junior, Accounting/Finance, Orange, Mass.
Cassandra Shedd, Sophomore, Biomedical Engineering, North Brookfield, Mass.
Men's Cross Country (7)
Nate Bodnar, Junior, Mechanical Engineering, Watertown, Conn.     
Andrew Carter, Senior, Electrical Engineering, Warwick, R.I.
Joe Corso, Senior, Biomedical Engineering, Fort Edward, N.Y.
Nick Haley, Sophomore, Management & Leadership, Mansfield, Mass.
Edwin Kaczenski, Sophomore, Pre-Pharmacy, Northfield, Mass.
Marcus Lafayette, Junior, Industrial Engineering, Ludlow, Mass.
Reese Laviolette, Senior, Mathematics, Three Rivers, Mass.

Women's Cross Country (7)
Hadiatou Barry, Senior, Biomedical Engineering, New York, N.Y.
Rachel Duda, Sophomore, Pharmaceutical Business, Clinton, Conn.
Amy Grindle, Sophomore, Chemistry, Feeding Hills, Mass.
# Erica Lozy, Senior, Psychology, North Smithfield, R.I.
Valerie Price, Junior,  Psychology, Granby, Conn.
Lauren Riley, Sophomore, Psychology, Haverhill, Mass.
* Kirsten White, Sophomore, Health Sciences, Appleton, Wis.

Women's Soccer (12)
Gabrielle Bates, Senior, Health Science, Wilbraham, Mass.
# * Avery Clark, Senior, Psychology, Groton, Conn.
Paige DuPilka, Junior, Elementary Education/History, Hyde Park, N.Y.
Samantha Emmert, Sophomore, Biology, Hyde Park, N.Y.          
Marley Knysh, Junior, Criminal Justice, Pittsfield, Mass.
Becca Mercieri, Junior, Criminal Justice and Law, East Longmeadow, Mass.
Emma Norden, Junior, Accounting and Finance, Belchertown, Mass.
Erica Parlavecchio, Junior, Criminal Justice, Florham Park, N.J.
Danielle Savoie, Junior, International Business, Springfield, Mass.
Karoline Sperber, Junior, Forensic Chemistry, Martinsville, N.J.
Sarah Stevens, Senior, Secondary Education/English, Stratford, Conn.
Brittney White, Sophomore, Law & Society, Milford, N.H.

Men's Soccer (9)
Luis Agrait, Junior, Finance, South Hadley, Mass.
Yeboa Amofa, Sophomore, Biomedical Engineering, Glastonbury, Conn.
Zachary Coopee, Senior, Biomedical Engineering, Hampden, Mass.
Chris Ganhao, Sophomore, Accounting and Finance, Ludlow, Mass.
Adam Goncalves, Sophomore, Accounting and Finance, Ludlow, Mass.
Dalton Lewandowski, Sophomore, Mechanical Engineering, Schenectady, N.Y.
* Kevin Strobel, Sophomore, Exploratory Business, Rockland, Mass.
Scott Trautwein, Sophomore, Biomedical Engineering, Pequannock, N.J.
* Neil Williams, Sophomore, Sport Management, Brewster, N.Y.

Women's Tennis (4)
Kelly Byrnes, Junior, Communication, Berlin, Conn.
Juliette Cormier, Junior, Pre-Pharmacy, Leominster, Mass.
* Joeanna Glantz, Sophomore, Marketing, Agawam, Mass.
Corey St. Louis, Sophomore, Electrical Engineering—Computer, Groton, Conn.

Women's Volleyball (4)
Kasey Cameron, Senior, Health Sciences, Reading, Mass.
! * # Grace Kucharski, Senior, Business Management, Avon, Conn.
* Olivia Lathrop, Junior, Sport Management, Farmington, Conn.
Kendra Ouimette, Senior, Criminal Justice, Conway, Mass.

* Denotes also All-CCC / ! Libero of the Year / # Senior Scholar-Athlete of the Year