Boston, Mass. – November 3, 2016 - Earlier this week, The New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) announced its 2016 Academic All-Conference Teams, with 53 student-athletes from Springfield College participating in fall sports earning recognition for their efforts in the classroom.
Springfield's 53 student-athletes that earned Academic All-Conference honors ranks second in the NEWMAC, following only MIT, which had 64 student-athletes honored. The Springfield College women's soccer program registered a school-best 13 student-athletes on the Academic All-Conference team.
Out of the seven fall sports that the NEWMAC offers, Springfield College finished in the top three more amount of student-athletes recognized, as the field hockey program's nine student-athletes recognized was the most amongst field hockey teams. Additionally, women's volleyball (8), women's cross country (7) and women's tennis (6) all tied for the top spot.
Honorees must have met the following criteria: earned a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5/4.0 scale or 4.35/5.0 scale after the 2015 spring semester, achieved second year academic status at her institution, and been a member of the varsity team for the entire season.
The New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference consists of 11 highly selective institutions committed to academic excellence: Babson College, Clark University, U.S. Coast Guard Academy, Emerson College, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Mount Holyoke College, Smith College, Springfield College, Wellesley College, Wheaton College, and Worcester Polytechnic Institute.
Women's Cross Country
Men's Cross Country