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Restituyo Earns NEWMAC Women's Basketball First-Team All-Conference Honors

Restituyo Earns NEWMAC Women's Basketball First-Team All-Conference Honors

Springfield, Mass. - February 27, 2018 - Springfield College's Gracie Restituyo (Barrington, R.I.) was recognized for her impressive junior campaign, as the junior forward earned New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) All-Conference honors, announced on Tuesday.

Restituyo, who was recognized as the NEWMAC Women's Basketball Athlete of the Week six times throughout the regular season, was one of six student-athletes in the league that earned NEWMAC First Team All-Conference honors.

A Sports Biology major at Springfield College, Restituyo has been dominant for the Pride this season, as she currently averages 12.1 points, 10.6 rebounds 1.5 assists and 1.0 steals a game, while also starting in all 26 games to date. Restituyo also notched 11 double doubles on the season, and scored 31 points in a contest versus Wheaton, the most points for a Springfield College women's basketball student-athlete since Donna Masterson posted 35 in a game against Middlebury on February 1, 1997. 

Additionally, sophomore point guard and captain Alex Goslin (South Windsor, Conn.) was recognized to the NEWMAC All-Sportsmanship Team. The award is intended to recognize one student-athlete from each team, in every sport that best demonstrates the ideals of the NEWMAC and its Code of Conduct, regardless of his/her overall performance or statistics for the season. 

Springfield College will host Brandeis on Wednesday, February 28 in the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Championship Tournament First Round at 7 p.m. in Blake Arena.