SPRINGFIELD, Mass., Nov. 9, 2005- The New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) has announced the 2005 Men’s Soccer Academic All-Conference Team, as six Springfield College athletes have received honors this season.
Academic All-Conference Team members must have a cumulative grade-point-average (GPA) of 3.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale after the 2005 spring semester. They also must have achieved second year academic status at his/her institution and have been a member of the varsity team for the entire season.
The following Springfield College men’s soccer athletes received NEWMAC honors:
Ryan Driscoll- 3.50; Junior, Goalkeeper- Wilmington, Del.
Matthew Lee- 3.66; Junior, Midfielder- Lincoln, R.I.
Michael Kilmartin- 3.73; Sophomore, Defender- Johnsonville, N.Y.
Justin Pepoli- 3.62; Senior, Midfielder- Ashburnham, Mass.
Benjamin Silliman- 3.69; Senior, Midfielder- Portland, Conn.
Brandon Szczesniak- 3.68; Senior, Defender- Houston, Texas
The other NEWMAC men’s soccer institutions include Babson College, Clark University, U.S. Coast Guard Academy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Wheaton College, and Worcester Polytechnic Institute.