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2018-19 GNAC Academic All-Conference Honorees Announced

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Winthrop, Mass. - The Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) has announced its All-Academic Team for the 2018-19 school year. This year, 41 student-athletes from Albertus Magnus College were among the 1,030 members of the Academic Team from 13 full-time institutions and nine associate member institutions in the conference.

In order to be eligible for the league's academic all-conference squad, a student must have a 3.25 cumulative GPA and have reached second-year academic status. The gross total of 1,030 is a +22 increase from the 2017-18 Academic All-Conference Team.

The below list shows the student-athletes from Albertus Magnus that met the criteria for the All-Academic Team.

Baseball (7)

David Otero, Sr., Bridgeport, Conn.
Mike Browne, Sr., New Fairfield, Conn.
Jay Palais, Jr., Farmington, Conn.
Daniel Kennedy, Jr., Manchester, Conn.
Nick Miller, So., Union, N.J.
John Olszyk, So., Hamden, Conn.
Marc Masciantonio, Sr., Hamden, Conn.

Men's Basketball (2)

Keithantonio Davis, So., Vorhees, N.J.
Tyreek Perkins, Jr., New Haven, Conn.

Men's Golf (2)

Elijah Thomas, Sr., New Haven, Conn.
Quinn Oliver, So., Milford, Conn.

Men's Lacrosse (1)

Christopher Magnifico, Jr., Glastonbury, Conn.

Men's Soccer (2)

Matt Cotto, Jr., Stratford, Conn.
Jonathan Iannucci-Berger, Jr., Oakville, Conn.

Men's Tennis (1)

Zach Monti, Jr., Beacon Falls, Conn.

Women's Basketball (3)

Rah Rah Thompson, Jr., Bridgeport, Conn.
Jill Johnson, Sr., North Haven, Conn.
Shyla Osmond, Jr., New Haven, Conn.

Field Hockey (3)

Rochelle Furino, So., North Haven, Conn.
Veronica Colon, Jr., Newark, N.J.
Monica Colon, Jr., Newark, N.J.

Women's Lacrosse (2)

Grace Vestro, Sr., Waterbury, Conn.
Kaitlin D'Agostino, Jr., Hamden, Conn.

Women's Soccer (3)

Kerrigan Loughman, Sr., Trumbull, Conn.
Cassidy Scofield, Jr., Shelton, Conn.
Samantha Valentine, So., East Burke, Vt.

Softball (4)

Maxine Sanchez, Sr., Corona, N.Y.
Laura Anderson, Jr., East Haven, Conn.
Aubry DeFoe, So., Watertown, Conn.
Marissa Guglielmi, Sr., Branford, Conn.

Women's Tennis (3)

Nallely Magana, Jr., East Haven, Conn.
Lakhena Rath, So., Danbury, Conn.
Jessica Coughlin, So., Durham, Conn.

Women's Volleyball (1)

Ashely David, Jr., West Islip, N.Y.

Dual-Sport (7)

Sasha Byrd, Sr., Hamden, Conn. – Field Hockey, Women's Basketball, Women's Lacrosse
Lexie Fenn, Sr., Oakville, Conn. – Women's Soccer and Women's Lacrosse
Brandon Fowler, So., Lexington, S.C. – Men's Golf and Baseball
Kristin Cunning, Sr., Hoboken, N.J. – Women's Basketball and Softball
Cassie Couture, So., Waterbury, Conn. – Women's Tennis, Women's Basketball, Softball
Morgan Ashby, So., Branford, Conn. – Women's Soccer and Women's Lacrosse
Kaitlyn Ellsworth, Jr., Trumbull, Conn. – Women's Soccer and Women's Lacrosse

The Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) is an NCAA Division III association made up of 13 member institutions and over 3,000 student-athletes across the New England region. Founded in 1995, the GNAC annually sponsors and administers 20 championships, while balancing academic integrity, athletic opportunity and community involvement in an effort to enhance the student-athlete experience. 

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