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May 20, 2009

NEFC All-Academic Team includes 20 PSU football players

            PLYMOUTH, N.H. - The New England Football Conference Academic All-Conference team for 2008-09 has been announced, and the list includes 20 student-athletes from the Plymouth State University football team.

            To qualify for the All-Academic team, a student-athlete must have played his sophomore, junior or senior season of eligibility and maintained a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 through the most recently completed fall semester.

            Below are Plymouth State's selections to the 2008 New England Football Conference All-Academic team:  

Name Class Pos. Hometown/High School Academic Major
Derek Antoniono Jr. LB Claremont, N.H./Stevens Physical Education
Jon Brennan So. FB Worcester, Mass./Doherty Memorial Physical Education
Michael Brian Sr. WR Bedford, N.H./Manchester West Physical Education
Ryan Britko Jr. TE Hudson, N.H./Alvirne Criminal Justice
Michael Bruning So. LB Abington, Mass./Abington Business Admin.
Jim Buckley So. TE Burlington, Mass./Burlington Finance
Mike Carone Jr. DL Newington, Conn./Newington Criminal Justice
Jeff Charette So. LB Mendon, Mass./Nipmuc Regional Undeclared
Chris Dopp GS K Epsom, N.H./Bow Business Admin.
Nick Fuccillo So. OL East Falmouth, Mass./Falmouth Business Admin.
Brian Keenan** Sr. LB Hampstead, N.H./Pinkerton Management
Dan Kelly So. DB Londonderry, N.H./Londonderry Management
Mike Lannon** Sr. DB Sharon, Mass./Sharon Management
Matt MacLean So. DL Abington, Mass./Abington Criminal Justice
Zach Parsons So. DB Florence, Mass./Northampton Criminal Justice
Kevin Silva So. DL Hudson, N.H../Alvirne Athletic Training
Alex Sobolov So. QB Goffstown, N.H./Goffstown Physical Education
Matt Vahey** Jr. OL Fremont, N.H./Pinkerton Business Admin.
Mike Vahey** Jr. OL Fremont, N.H./Pinkerton Business Admin.
Kevin Whalen So. DB Wallingford, Conn./Sheehan Management

** - indicates 2007 NEFC All-Academic Team 

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