BROOKLINE, Mass. – A total of 17 Newbury College fall student-athletes were amongst the 194 New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) student-athletes named to the Academic All-Conference team for the 2014 falls semester, announced late Wednesday evening.
Three-time NECC Academic All-Conference recipient, women's soccer senior midfielder Jamie Chernesky (Glensville, N.Y.) headlined 10 Nighthawk soccer student-athletes to the accolades in2014. Fellow senior Amanda Mauke (Oxford, Mass.) also earned the honors for the second consecutive years along with juniors Niki Pelliccio (Ronkonoma, N.Y.) and Corrinn Niski (Oxford, Conn.).
Dual-sport athlete and reigning Nighthawk of the Year, senior Cameron D'Agostino (Salisbury, Mass.), who is pursuing a degree in business management and accounting, earned the honors for the first time in his collegiate career as well as headline nine first time recipients. Teammates and fellow seniors Danny Lumb (Stoneham, Mass.) and Chris Miller (Weymouth, Mass.) joined him on the Academic All-Conference team.
To be eligible for the NECC Academic All-Conference team, a student-athlete must post a minimum cumulative grade-point average of 3.40 on a scale of 4.00 as well as be a sophomore or higher in academic class standing. Student-athletes who competed in men's and women's cross country, men's golf, men's and women's soccer, women's volleyball and women's tennis were eligible for the fall NECC academic honors.
Women's Soccer (9)
Jamie Chernesky, Sr. – Culinary Management
Elizabeth Fox, Jr. – Communications
Marie Kernizan, Jr. – Health Care Management
Elizabeth Kia, So. – Psychology
Amanda Mauke, Sr. – Digital Journalism
Corrinn Niski, Jr. – Accounting
Niki Pelliccio, Jr. – Psychology
Paige Sparks, Jr. – Psychology
Sonya Theriault, Jr. – Hotel Administration
Women's Volleyball (4)
Courtney Banks, So. – Business Management & Accounting
Lindsey Clark, So. – Graphic Design
Julia Flamenco, Sr. – Psychology
Meghan McDermott, Sr. – Psychology
Men's Golf (3)
Cameron D'Agostino, Sr. – Business Management & Accounting
Danny Lumb, Sr. – Sports Management
Chris Miller, Sr. – Sports management
Men's Soccer (1)
Greg Brooks, So. – Culinary Management