A total of 58 student-athletes across Central Connecticut's six fall sports teams earned a place on the Northeast Conference Fall Academic Honor Roll it was announced Thursday. In addition, 18 CCSU student-athletes earned a place on the NEC Commissioner's Honor Roll for the fall season.
NEC student-athletes with a cumulative grade point average above 3.20 are eligible for the Academic Honor Roll, while the Commissioner's Honor Roll requires a cumulative GPA above 3.75.
The NEC announced its fall Academic Honor Roll, consisting of 680 student-athletes, a 3.7 percent increase from 2015. There were also 225 student-athletes named to the Commissioner's Honor Roll. The Commissioner's Honor Roll figure represents a whopping 31.6 percent increase from a year ago.
The CCSU men's cross country program, which won its eighth straight NEC title, had seven members named to the fall Academic Honor Roll. The women's soccer team, which tied for the NEC regular-season title, had 14 student-athletes earn mention on the Academic Honor Roll. The CCSU football team also had 14, while volleyball (10), men's soccer (eight), women's cross country (five) all had multiple honorees.
18 student-athletes representing the six CCSU programs were named to the Commissioner's Honor Roll. Each CCSU student-athlete to make the Commissioner's Honor Roll is listed below:
Malcolm Connor - Gr. - Men's Cross Country - Biomolecular Sciences
Colin Sauter - Sr. - Men's Cross Country - Exercise Science
Connor Mignone - Fr. - Football - Physics
Mike Petersen - Sr. - Football - Exercise Science
Erik Bergstrom - Fr. - Men's Soccer - Mechanical Engineering
Cooper D'Ambrosio - Gr. - Men's Soccer - Communication
Jennifer DePalma - Fr. - Women's Cross Country - English (EL)
Clara Drozdowski - Fr. - Women's Cross Country - Sociology
Kelsey Dornfried - So. - Women's Soccer - Pre-Nursing
Stephanie Hinck - So. - Women's Soccer - Psychological Science
Diantha Lai - Fr. Women's Soccer - Exploratory - Business
Brianna Scaldaferri - Sr. - Women's Soccer - Accounting
Nicole Dean - Sr. - Volleyball - Biology
Mackenzie Dobbins - Fr. - Volleyball - Exercise Science
Madelyn Kaprelyan - Fr. - Volleyball - Biomolecular Sciences
Erin McDermott - Fr. - Volleyball - Exercise Science
Brooke Schwab - Sr. - Volleyball - Nursing
Maddie Smith - Sr. - Volleyball - Marketing