Nine Lynx among 89 Academic All-NECC Student-Athletes

Nine Lynx among 89 Academic All-NECC Student-Athletes

A combined 89 student-athletes from the New England Collegiate Conference's nine member institutions, including nine Lynx, were named to the NECC's Academic All-Conference Team.

Lesley's women's basketball team led all Lynx winter and spring teams with four representatives.

To be eligible for the NECC Academic All-Conference, a student-athlete must post a minimum grade point average of 3.40 on a scale of 4.00 and must be a sophomore or higher in class standings. Student-athletes who competed in men’s and women’s basketball, baseball, softball, men’s tennis and men’s volleyball were eligible for the winter/spring NECC Academic All-Conference.

Below is a list of Lesley University student-athletes on the NECC Spring 2011 All-Conference Team:

Player Name, Year; Major; Hometown
Cassidy Freed, Graduate Student; Art Therapy; Brattleboro, Vt.
Rachael O'Mara, Senior; Environmental Science; Levittown, N.Y.
Samantha Oliveria, Sophomore; Global Studies; Rangeley, Maine
Kaitlyn Wechsler, Senior; Math/Education; Merrick, N.Y.
Jessica Guevara, Sophomore; Art Therapy; Nantucket, Mass.
Stephanie Vassillion, Junior; History/Literature; Warner, N.H.
Alexander Zhitnik, Sophomore; History; West Hartford, CT
Zachary Almeida-Beers, Senior; History/Global Studies; Rehoboth, MA
Jason Moore, Grad Student, Holistic Studies; Brattleboro, VT

Click here for a full list of the NECC Academic All-Conference Team.