Fourteen athletes named to Little East Conference Spring All-Academic Team

Fourteen athletes named to Little East Conference Spring All-Academic Team

PAWTUCKET, R.I.—Fourteen UMass Boston student-athletes were named to the Little East Conference Spring All-Academic Team, the league office announced last week.

Baseball and Women's Outdoor Track & Field paced the way for UMass Boston's spring teams with four honorees each. Men's Outdoor Track & Field placed three athletes on the All-Academic team, while lacrosse and men's tennis had two and one athlete recognized. 

Five of the track athletes to be honored were also named to the 2017 Winter All-Academic teams in April. 

To be named a spring sport All-Academic honoree, a student-athlete must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.30 or higher through the 2017 spring semester and be at least a sophomore academically and athletically, following the 2016-17 season. The student athlete must also be a full-time member of a varsity sport and be enrolled in its institution for a full academic year.



Joseph Dewyer – Junior – Pittsfield, Mass.

Nick Herzog – Sophomore – Riverhead, N.Y. 

Charlie Huegi – Sophomore – Sandy Hook, Conn.

Eddie Riley – Junior – Quincy, Mass.

Men's Lacrosse

Jack Dillon – Junior – Barrington, R.I.

Nick Passalugo – Sophomore – Barnstable, Mass.

Men's Outdoor Track & Field

Patrick Boua – Junior – Pittsfield, Mass.

Cameron Chase – Sophomore – Lutz, Fla.

Ricardo Maldonado – Junior – Revere, Mass. 

Women's Track & Field 

Taylor Driggers – Junior – Lisbon, Conn.

Madison Harmon – Sophomore – Cape Cod, Mass.

Caroline Mullen – Sophomore – Marshfield, Mass.

Lauren Olton – Sophomore – Stoneham, Mass.

Men's Tennis

Tin Tran – Sophomore – Quincy, Mass.