A total of 165, 35 UMaine-Farmington student-athletes have been named to the 2017-18 North Atlantic Conference (NAC) and Reynolds division 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), women's basketball student-athlete Cheyenne Malloy (UMaine-Farmington; Skowhegan, Maine), men's basketball student-athlete Pavin Parrish (Castleton; Rochester, Vt.), 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.).
|Anthony Owens||So.||Business Economics||
|Riley Robinson||So.||Business Economics||Dixfield, Maine|
|Paige Carter||Jr.||Special Education||South Portland, Maine|
|Emma Dugan||Sr.||Elementary Education||Lancaster, Mass.|
|Sara Lamb||So.||Elementary Education||Topsham, Maine|
|Cheyenne Malloy||Sr.||Rehabilitation Services||
|Brett Elliott||Sr.||Environmental Policy/Planning||
|Tyler Flayhan||Sr.||Community Health Education||
|Heather Boland||Jr.||Mathematics||Griswold, Conn.|
|Alyssa Dillian||So.||Rehabilitation Services||Plymouth, Mass.|
|Amber Grady||So.||Rehabilitation Services||Whitefield, Maine|
|Kalyn Grover||So.||Rehabilitation Services||Cushing, Maine|
|Men's Outdoor Track & Field|
|David Doering||Jr.||Secondary Ed Social Studies||Portland, Maine|
|Corey Martin||So.||History||Lewiston, Maine|
|Women's Outdoor Track & Field|
|Jessica Brink||So.||Early Childhood Education||Barnet, Vt.|
|Madison Owens||Jr.||Secondary Education - English||Eliot, Maine|
|Laura Pulito||Sr.||Secondary Education - English||Brownfield, Maine|
|Olivia Ridley||So.||Secondary Education - Science|
In the Reynolds Division, the Beavers have eight men with a GPA of 3.50 or higher. Ben Amburgey, Stuart Cole, Mitchell Golas, McKinley Goozey, Connor Marland, Bryce Neal, Jedediah Stevens and, Isaac Wright. The women posted seven athletes, Jessica Freeborn, Alicia Gaiero, Valery Gillis, Christina Kouros, Whitney LeMay, Sandy Mait and, Destiny White.
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.