April 14, 2008




10 Rhode Island College Student-Athletes Named to Little East Conference Fall All-Academic Team




Providence, RIóThe Little East Conference office recently announced the honorees for the inaugural All-Academic teams for the 2007-08 winter season and 10 Rhode Island College student-athletes were selected.




Student-athletes earned recognition on the all-academic teams based on the following criteria: at least a sophomore academic and athletic standing, and a minimum cumulative grade point average of a 3.2. The conference office honored student-athletes in the following sports: menís and womenís basketball, menís and womenís indoor track and field.



The following RIC student-athletes were recognized:


Womenís Basketball: Sophomore Christina Coro (North Providence, RI), senior Sherri Heard (Coventry, RI) and junior Tyla Martin (Cumberland, RI).


Menís Indoor Track and Field: Junior Greg Ahnrud (Chepachet, RI), sophomore Kwame Gyampo (Providence, RI), senior John Martinelli (North Providence, RI), senior Mike Van Gieson (Foster, RI) and sophomore Max Willett (Portsmouth, RI).


Womenís Indoor Track and Field: Sophomore Stephanie Bucci (Smithfield, RI) and sophomore Christine Smith (Foster, RI).