March 6, 2012


Nine Rhode Island College
Student-Athletes Named to Little East Conference Winter All-Academic Team

Providence, RIóThe Little East Conference office recently announced the honorees for the Winter All-Academic teams for the 2011-12 season and nine 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 basketball, menís & womenís indoor track & field and womenís swimming.


The following student-athletes were recognized:


WOMENíS BASKETBALL: Senior Nicole Girard (Foster, RI), sophomore Stephanie Prusko (Lincoln, RI), senior Rachel Riley (Coventry, RI) and sophomore Alexia Vega (North Providence, RI).


MENíS INDOOR TRACK & FIELD: Sophomore Tom DeCristofaro (Smithfield, RI), junior Conor McCloskey (Wakefield, RI) and sophomore Cameron Richer (Woonsocket, RI).


WOMENíS SWIMMING: Sophomore Sophie Kanno (Cranston, RI) and senior Hilary Switzer (Woonsocket, RI).