20 Winter Student-Athletes Named to LEC All-Academic Team

20 Winter Student-Athletes Named to LEC All-Academic Team

PAWTUCKET, R.I. – The Little East Conference (LEC) announced a total of 139 student-athletes competing in the LEC's five winter championship sports – men's and women's basketball, men's and women's indoor track & field, women's swimming & diving - have been named to the 2017-18 LEC Winter All-Academic Team.

To be named the LEC All-Academic Team, a student-athlete must be at least in sophomore standing both academically and athletically, have a cumulative GPA of 3.30 or higher through the previous semester, and have been at their current institution for at least one full academic year.

By the Numbers
Two student-athletes currently maintain a 4.00 cumulative GPA
16 student-athletes have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.90
42 student-athletes have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.75
95 student-athletes have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.50 

Totals by Sport
Men's Basketball (8 institutions) – 7
Women's Basketball (8 institutions – 33
Men's Indoor Track & Field (7 institutions) – 20
Women's Indoor Track & Field (7 institutions) – 52 (4.0 - 1)
Women's Swimming & Diving (7 institutions) – 27 (4.0 - 1)

Name Sport Class Major Hometown
Josh DeGrenier Men's Basketball So. Safety Studies Jaffrey, N.H.
Meghan D'Amours Women's Basketball So. Nursing Agawam, Mass
Sandi Purcell Women's Basketball Sr. Psychology Hudson, N.H.
Hien Thach Women's Basketball So. Biology Burlington, Vt.
Sophie Bushey Women's Basketball So. Communications Acworth, N.H.
Lauren Arsenault Women's Swimming and Diving Jr. General Science Methuen, Mass.
Katie Brandeberry Women's Swimming and Diving Jr. Architechture Phillipston, Mass.
Rachel Mackinnon Women's Swimming and Diving Sr. Nutrition Portland, Conn.
Alexandra McCafferty Women's Swimming and Diving Sr. Elementary Education Chelmsford, Mass.
Sydney McGough Women's Swimming and Diving So. Nursing Plainville, Conn.
Erin Morley Women's Swimming and Diving So. Secondary Education/Math Pembroke, Mass.
Olivia Pechulis Women's Swimming and Diving So. Elementary Education Bristol, Conn.
Hope Walsh Women's Swimming and Diving Sr. Graphic Design Hampden, Mass.
Jared Hannon Men's Track and Field Jr. Management Pelham, N.H.
Gavin Thomas Men's Track and Field Jr. Architechture Ashby, Mass.
Nicole De Almeida Women's Track and Field So. Secondary Education Nashua, N.H.
Lynne Hebert Women's Track and Field So. Nutrition West Baldwin, Maine
Meghan Liuzzo Women's Track and Field So. Political Science Malta, N.Y.
Lauren Perkowski Women's Track and Field So. Undeclared Plantsville, Conn.
Alexandria Papadimoulis Women's Track and Field So. Community Health Pelham, N.H.