CLEVELAND, Ohio – Twenty-one Saint Anselm College student-athletes representing 15 of the institution's varsity sports teams were recognized by the Division 2 Athletics Directors Association (D2 ADA) as recipients of the D2 ADA Academic Achievement Awards.
Women's soccer led the way with four selections. The field hockey, women's lacrosse, softball, women's tennis and men's ice hockey programs each had two student-athletes named to the list. Baseball men's cross country, football, men's lacrosse, men's soccer, volleyball and men's tennis rounded out the Hawks representation on the exclusive list.
In order to receive the accolade, a student-athlete must have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale, have attended a minimum of two years (four semesters) of college-level work and have been an active member of an intercollegiate team during his/her last academic year. In addition, the institution's athletic director must be a dues-paying member of the D2 ADA.
A full list of award winners from the Hilltop reads as follows.
Maddie Bressler (Franklin, Mass.), Jr., Field Hockey
Katie Neyland (Boxborough, Mass.), Sr., Field Hockey
Maddie Scavotto (East Falmouth, Mass.), So., Women's Ice Hockey
Jamie Traverse (Medford, Mass.), Sr., Women's Lacrosse
Marta Versprille (Franklin, Mass.), Sr., Women's Lacrosse
Elise Bouchard (Huntingtown, Md.), Jr., Women's Soccer
Alexis Elowitch (Portland, Maine), Sr., Women's Soccer
Jessica Kaufman (Portsmouth, R.I.), Sr., Women's Soccer
Kiley Larocque (Upton, Mass.), So., Women's Soccer
Amanda Bickford (Salem, N.H.), Sr., Women's Volleyball/Softball
Madison Borrelli (Salem, N.H.), So., Softball
Jess Perkins (Shrewsbury, Mass.), Sr., Women's Tennis
Eleni Petromelis (Peabody, Mass.), Jr., Women's Tennis
JJ Dunn (Nashua, N.H.), Jr., Baseball
Timothy Stap (Windham, N.H.), Jr., Men's Cross Country
Nicholas Fiorillo (Westford, Mass.), So., Football
Dave Almeida (Bristol, R.I.), So., Men's Ice Hockey
Brenden Cain (Coppell, Texas), Sr., Men's Ice Hockey
Noah Collins (Westbrook, Maine), Sr., Men's Lacorsse
Felipe Bispo (Clinton, Mass.), Jr., Men's Soccer
Adam Weinstein (Vernon Rockville, Conn.), Sr., Men's Tennis