Mount Ida College Athletics

Record Thirty-Six Mustangs Earn Academic All-Conference Selections

Record Thirty-Six Mustangs Earn Academic All-Conference Selections

WINTHROP, Mass. – Thirty-six Mount Ida College student-athletes were recognized this week as part of a class of 822 individuals recognized on the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) Academic All-Conference Team, which was announced by GNAC Commissioner Joe Walsh. 

That number marks the most Mustangs to earn Academic All-Conference since the school joined the conference in 2007-08. 

In order to be eligible for Academic All-Conference, student-athletes must be in at least their sophomore year of school, have a 3.25 or higher grade point average for the 2014-15 academic year, and have competed in at least one full season of a GNAC sponsored sport.

All 13 GNAC sports sponsored by Mount Ida are had student-athletes earn a spot on the Academic All-Conference team, led by 13 soccer players, seven men and six women.

2014-15 MOUNT IDA COLLEGE  GNAC Academic All-Conference
Jesse Nelson (Hopatcong, N.J.), So., Men's Basketball
Tyree Singletary (Newark, N.J.), So., Men's Basketball
Nick Oulch (Marlborough, Mass.), Sr., Men’s Cross Country
Nate Barron (Florence, Mass.), Jr., Men's Lacrosse
Joe Galante (Framingham, Mass.), Sr., Men's Lacrosse
Shaun Royce (South Windsor, Conn.), Sr., Men's Lacrosse
Tommy Thompson (Schuylerville, N.Y.), So,  Men's Lacrosse
Alex Veloukas (Salem, Mass.), So., Men's Lacrosse
Ryan Burch (Greenwich, N.Y.), So., Men's Soccer
Cody Burdick (Gansevoort, N.Y.), So., Men's Soccer
Josh Ivanovs (Millville, N.J.), Jr., Men's Soccer
Mat Pils (Monroe, Conn.), Sr., Men's Soccer
Luke Pugsley (Milton, Mass.), Jr., Men's Soccer
Andrew Shaw (Anaheim, Calif.), So., Men's Soccer/Volleyball
JT Yager (Ballston Spa, N.Y.), So., Men's Soccer
Jimmy Wessel (DeKalb, Ill.), Jr., Men's Volleyball
Molly Alkinburg (Port Deposit, Md.), So., Women's Basketball & Volleyball
Stephanie Champoux (Tewksbury, Mass.), So., Women's Basketball
Katlyn Jesse (Marshfield, Mass.), So., Women's Basketball
Therese Armbrust (Staatsburg, N.Y.), So., Women's Cross Country
Emily Bernotas (Sunderland, Mass.), Sr., Women's Cross Country
Sam Laferriere (Tewksbury, Mass.), So., Softball and Women's Cross Country
Nicole Kinneen (Salem, N.H.), So., Field Hockey/Women's Lacrosse
Briana Barker (Westerly, R.I.), Jr., Women's Lacrosse
Rebecca Beaulieu (Weare, N.H.), So., Women's Lacrosse
Libby Andreasen (Gorham, Maine), So., Women's Soccer
Hannah Brackett (Voorheesville, N.Y.), So., Women's Soccer
Maegan Hernberg (Eastford, Conn.), Jr., Women's Soccer
Isabelle Moody (Naugatuck, Conn.), Jr., Women's Soccer
Nickole Soto (Marlboro, Mass.), Sr., Women's Soccer
Nicole Handzel (Palmer, Mass.), So., Softball
Shannon McArthur (Coventry, R.I.), So., Softball
Danielle Barnabe (Warwick, R.I.), So., Women's Tennis
Kaytlen Putnam (Falmouth, Mass.), Sr., Women's Tennis
Nicole Peixoto (New Bedford, Mass.), Sr., Women's Volleyball
Kellie Schroeder (North Grafton, Mass.), So., Women's Volleyball

Founded in 1995, the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) is an NCAA Division III association made up of 12 member institutions and over 3,000 student-athletes across the New England region. Each year, the GNAC sponsors and administers 17 championships, while balancing academic integrity, athletic opportunities and community involvement.