JUNIOR GUARD JON GODBOUT NAMED TO ESPN THE MAGAZINE DISTRICT 1 ACADEMIC TEAM

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — Western New England College junior guard Jon Godbout (Bristol, CT) was named Thursday (Feb. 17) to the 2005 ESPN The Magazine College Division Men's Basketball District 1 Academic First Team selected by the region's college sports information directors.

Godbout, a team co-captain, has a 3.73 cumulative grade-point-average in accounting. He also leads the Golden Bears (16-7) in scoring (16.3 avg.), free-throw percentage (77.2), and steals (46), and is second in field-goal percentage (46.3), assists (59) and three-pointers (36).

By making the District 1 First Team, Godbout automatically becomes a candidate for the national academic squad that will be announced on March 2.