December 10, 2009


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

Providence, RI-The Little East Conference office recently announced the honorees for the Fall All-Academic teams for the 2009 season and eight 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 in academic and athletic standing and a minimum cumulative grade point average of a 3.3. The conference office honored student-athletes in the following sports: menís & womenís soccer, womenís tennis, womenís volleyball and menís and womenís cross country.


The following RIC student-athletes were honored:


MENíS SOCCER: Sophomores Ben Coco (Albany, NY) and Chris Spina (Delmar, NY).


WOMENíS SOCCER: Junior Alicia Lardaro (Peace Dale, RI).


WOMENíS VOLLEYBALL: Senior Sharon Corriveau (Coventry, RI).


WOMENíS TENNIS: Senior Julie Bannon (Narragansett, RI).


MENíS CROSS COUNTRY: Sophomore Ethan Leary (Newport, RI).


WOMENíS CROSS COUNTRY: Junior Katie Desrosiers (Warwick, RI) and sophomore Brittany Richer (Woonsocket, RI).