NEAC Announces 2011-12 Scholar-Athlete Selections

NEAC Announces 2011-12 Scholar-Athlete Selections

GANSEVOORT, N.Y. - Twenty student-athletes from Wells College represented 10 of the Express' 16 varsity programs as the North Eastern Athletic Conference announced the members of the 2011-12 Scholar-Athlete Selection list this past week.

In order to be selected to the list, a student-athlete must have achieved a combined grade point average of 3.40 or higher for the fall and spring semesters and must have been in good standing on his or her team. Five different members of the softball team at Wells earned placement on the list, leading the school in that category.  Additionally, five student-athletes who played multiple sports were honored by the conference.

A complete list of honorees from Wells are as follows:

*Shannon Blanford (Fayetteville, N.Y.) – Undeclared
Lexi Kreuzburg (Central Islip, N.Y.) – Biology
Alyson Mann (Walden, N.Y.) – Computer Science
Lorelei Meier (Caledonia, N.Y) – Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
*Charlee Weidman (New Berlin, N.Y.) - Undeclared

Women’s Cross Country
Veronica Frisenda
(Patterson, Calif.) – Undeclared
*Lindsey Guzewicz (Auburn, N.Y.) – Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
*Emily Middlebrook (Newark, N.Y.) – History
Tara Wild (Gardiner, N.Y.) – Psychology

Women’s Lacrosse
Marina Fargnoli (Apalachin, N.Y.) – Undeclared
*Lindsey Guzewicz (Auburn, N.Y.) – Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
*Emily Middlebrook (Newark, N.J.) – History

Women’s Swimming
Hallie Hanson (Ashville, N.Y.) – Undeclared
Molly Heslin (Coxsackie, N.Y.) – Sociology & Anthropology
Kaitlin Mullen (Waverly, N.Y.) - Undeclared

Women's Soccer
*Shannon Blanford (Fayettville, N.Y.) - Undeclared
*Charlee Weidman (New Berlin, N.Y.) - Undeclared
Alanna Verderber (Sharon Springs, N.Y.) - Environmental Sciences

Women's Basketball
Lindsey Bush (Averill Park, N.Y.) - Creative Writing
Kelli Furney (Camden, N.Y.) - Undeclared
Kristen Ryan (Syracuse, N.Y.) - Sociology & Anthropology

Women’s Tennis
Caitlyn Copfer (Clinton, N.Y.) – Literature

Men’s Swimming

Zachary Dvornicky-Raymond (Hector, N.Y.) – Undeclared

Men’s Basketball
*Erich Kaempffe (North Rose, N.Y.) – Undeclared

*Erich Kaempffe (North Rose, N.Y.) – Undeclared

*Signifies a student-athlete competing in multiple sports

In total, 430 scholar-athletes from all 16 NEAC member institutions were recognized, representing 30 different states and nine different countries. For a complete list of award winners, click here for the official press release.

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