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Brian Donovan Earns Pilgrim League All-Star Honorable Mention Recognition

Brian Donovan Earns Pilgrim League All-Star Honorable Mention Recognition

Seven Golden Bears named to Pilgrim League Scholar-Athlete All-Star Team

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (March 28, 2017) – Senior Brian Donovan (Manchester, Conn.) of the Western New England University wrestling team has been named a Pilgrim League All-Star Honorable Mention selection, it was announced last week.

Donovan, who served as a team co-captain this past season, went 27-12 at the 197-pound weight class during his senior campaign and was recognized as a Scholar All-American by the National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA). A marketing-communication/advertising major with a 3.38 cumulative grade point average, Donovan was also among seven Golden Bears to be named to the Pilgrim League Scholar-Athlete All-Star Team. Also earning this recognition were:

Junior Mike Garone (Melville, N.Y.) – Sport Management
Junior Tim McLinden (Plaistow, N.H.) – Electrical Engineering
Freshman Alex Starr (Lebanon, Conn.) – Business
Freshman DJ Tartsinis (Colchester, Conn.) – Accounting  
Freshman Austin Roche (Southborough, Mass.) – Civil Engineering
Sophomore Josh Nelson (Bristol, Conn.) – Criminal Justice