July 22, 2008




17 Rhode Island College Student-Athletes Named to
Little East Conference Spring All-Academic Team




Providence, RIóThe Little East Conference office recently announced the honorees for the inaugural All-Academic teams for the 2008 spring season and 17 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: baseball, menís and womení lacrosse, softball, menís tennis, and menís and womenís outdoor track and field.



The following RIC student-athletes were recognized:


Baseball: Junior Eric Fama (Wappingers Fall, NY) and sophomore Jared Rossi (Johnston, RI).


Womenís Lacrosse: Sophomore Emily Conte (North Providence, RI), sophomore Sharon Corriveau (Coventry, RI), senior Sydney Culbertson (North Kingstown, RI) and senior Marissa Kielbasinski (Windsor, CT).


Softball: Sophomore Jackie Dube (Barrington, NH), senior Christie Lotti (Waterford, CT), junior Kelli McCartin (Cranston, RI), senior Jeanne Rosa (Milford, CT) and sophomore Robyn Zemienieski (Old Saybrook, CT).


Menís Tennis: Junior David Haggerty (Woonsocket, RI) and junior Drew Hochman (Cranston, RI).


Menís Outdoor Track and Field: Junior Greg Ahnrud (Chepachet, RI), junior Hunter Stewart (Johnston, RI) and senior Mike Van Gieson (Foster, RI).


Womenís Outdoor Track and Field: Sophomore Stephanie Bucci (Smithfield, RI).