190 Saint Michael's student-athletes recognized on NE-10 Commissioner's Honor Roll
COLCHESTER, Vt. - Saint Michael's College had 190 student-athletes qualify for the Northeast-10 Conference Commissioner's Honor Roll for the spring semester, including 11 from the women's basketball team (class years from 2011-12 school year):
Seniors Coreen Hennessy (Chatham, N.H./Fryeburg Academy), Caitlin Quinn (Oakdale, Conn./Montville) and Samantha Steinmetz (Washington, Conn./Shepaug Valley); juniors Nicole Adach (Schenectady, N.Y./Mohonasen), Rachele Bernache (Rockland, Mass./Rockland), Kayla Carnell (Burlington, Mass./Burlington) and Megan Olsen (Glenmont, N.Y./Bethlehem Central); sophomores Cara Deroy (Hamden, Conn./Hamden), Kaitlin Geary (Milton, Vt./Milton) and Alexa Long (Waterford, Conn./Waterford); and freshman Kelly Dixon (Colchester, Conn./Bacon Academy).
Olsen was among five Saint Michael's student-athletes to earn a 4.0 GPA.
Saint Michael's was fifth among the league's 16 institutions in total honorees, and tied for seventh by having 54 percent of its NE-10 student-athletes land on the Commissioner's Honor Roll. Student-athletes that earn a minimum 3.0 GPA during a given semester are eligible for the accolade. Eighteen of the Purple Knights' squads compete in the NE-10.
The women's cross country program topped Saint Michael's with 22 honorees, a figure good for second in the NE-10 among women's cross country teams. With eight qualifiers, women's tennis tied for the league high in its sport, while women's basketball had 11, just one short of the conference leader.