2017-18 North Atlantic Conference Winter/Spring All-Academic Team Released
A total of 165 student-athletes have been named to the 2017-18 North Atlantic Conference (NAC) Winter/Spring All-Academic Team after the spring 2018 semester.
The NAC All-Academic Team recognizes student-athletes on varsity sports teams who have earned a cumulative grade-point average (GPA) of 3.50 or higher on a 4.0 scale. Student-athletes must also have reached sophomore academic standing and competed in a minimum of two years of varsity competition at their institution.
To view the complete 2017-18 Winter/Spring All-Academic Team, please click HERE.
Of note, eight student-athletes who were recognized as the Senior Scholar-Athlete of the Year in their respective sport were also honored on the All-Academic Team. Those selections include baseball student-athlete Tyler Flayhan (UMaine-Farmington; Sanford, Maine), men's basketball student-athlete Pavin Parrish (Castleton; Rochester, Vt.), women's basketball student-athlete Cheyenne Malloy (UMaine-Farmington; Skowhegan, Maine), men's lacrosse student-athlete Tom Zervos (New England College; Weare, N.H.), women's lacrosse student-athlete Jordan Turner (Thomas; Casco, Maine), softball student-athlete Kaitlynn Woodward (Johnson; White River, Vt.), men's outdoor track and field student-athlete Curtis Warren (Colby-Sawyer; Morrill, Maine) and women's outdoor track and field student-athlete Abby Salvadore (Lyndon; Portsmouth, N.H.).
The academic team also consisted of 19 Sportsmanship Team honorees. The NAC Sportsmanship Team is reserved for those who positively affected the culture and environment of their sport and whose behavior clearly demonstrated sportsmanship and integrity that went beyond the playing rules and etiquette.
Additionally, a number of this year’s All-Academic honorees also excelled athletically. The team consisted of 40 student-athletes who were voted as All-NAC selections in their respective sports, including 26 First Team and 14 Second Team selections. Also listed are the Athlete of the Year honorees in three NAC winter and spring sports, which included women's lacrosse Player of the Year Nicole Lavigne (Colby-Sawyer; Berlin, Vt.), softball Pitcher of the Year Jen Jones (Husson; Acton, Maine), and women's outdoor track and field Field Athlete of the Year Faith Burnett (Husson; Wethersfield, Conn.).
*Please note, each institution is responsible for submitting eligible student-athletes for the All-Academic Team.