The Great Northeast Athletic Conference named 28 Albertus Magnus College student-athletes to its 2011 Academic All-Conference team, announced this summer by the league office.
This year’s list marks the largest for the GNAC as the total number of student-athletes increased by 68 from the 2009-10 Academic All-Conference team.
The Falcons’ 28 student-athletes honored by the conference include members from 10 of its sports teams;
Baseball – Patrick Dornfried, Zak
Sokolis, Adam Platner, Cullen Burnell
Women’s Basketball – Katelyn White, Lianna Carrero
Women’s Cross Country – Alysha Winiarski
Men’s Soccer – Michael Ingeno, Josue Galo, Daniel Foldy, Matt Siperas, Donato Piroscafo, Timothy Mikita, Chris Long
Women’s Soccer – Samantha Farley, Sarah DiCenzo, Jessica Radecki, Michelle Battista
Softball – Bria Szymanski
Men’s Tennis – Marcus Artaiz
Women’s Tennis – Nanette Arencibia
Men’s Volleyball – Nambaramey Dy, David Teodosio, Chris Pfeffer
Women’s Volleyball – Melissa Manning, Tiffany Ortiz, Krista LaBissioniere, Diedre Brown
The conference recognized 598 student-athletes from 16 league sports on this year’s team. To be eligible for this honor a student-athlete must be in at least his or her second year of academic enrollment and must hold a cumulative 3.25 (on a 4.0 scale) grade point average for the 2010-11 academic school year. The student-athlete must also be a member of a varsity team to be considered for the honor.