June 23, 2009


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

Providence, RI-The Little East Conference office recently announced the honorees for the Spring All-Academic teams for the 2009 season and 13 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, womenís lacrosse, softball, menís tennis and menís and womenís track & field.


The following RIC student-athletes were honored:


BASEBALL: Senior Eric Fama (Wappingers Falls, NY) and junior Jared Rossi (Johnston, RI).


WOMENíS LACROSSE: Senior Sherri Heard (Coventry, RI), junior Emily Conte (North Providence, RI) and sophomore Hilary Switzer (Woonsocket, RI).


SOFTBALL: Senior Kelli McCartin (Cranston, RI), junior Jenna Deveines (Lowville, NY), sophomore Laura DeNoncour (Johnston, RI) and sophomore Donielle Mattoon (Coventry, RI).


MENíS TENNIS: Sophomore Nate Rebello (Pawtucket, RI).


WOMENíS OUTDOOR TRACK & FIELD: Senior Kayla Fleming (Pawtucket, RI), junior Stephanie Bucci (Smithfield, RI) and sophomore Katie Desrosiers (Warwick, RI).