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January 26, 2012

NEFC All-Academic Team includes 13 from PSU

Panther football players recognized for work in classroom

            PLYMOUTH, N.H. – The New England Football Conference Academic All-Conference team for 2011 has been announced, and the list includes 13 student-athletes from the Plymouth State University football team.

            To qualify for the All-Academic team, a student-athlete must have completed three semesters at an institution and maintained a cumulative grade point average of 3.0. The All-Academic team is released following the fall semester, which included the football season.

            There are seven Panthers who were named to the All-Academic Team for the second straight year, and two PSU seniors were honored for the third year in a row – WR Josh Duford (Claremont, N.H.) and TE James Liddel (Shelton, Conn.).


Name Class Pos. Hometown/High School Academic Major
Gregg Callanan ’14 RB North Waterboro, Maine/Massabesic Chemistry
Chris Corey# ‘12 RB Warner, N.H./Kearsarge Criminal Justice
Nate Dubois ’14 WR Oxford, ME/Oxford Hills Communication Studies
Josh Duford**# ‘12 WR Claremont, N.H./Stevens Childhood Studies
Matt Fiore# ’13 DL Merrimac, Mass./Pentucket Criminal Justice
Xander Fuccillo# ‘13 OL East Falmouth, Mass./Falmouth Physical Education
Andrew Jimenez ’14 WR Stratford, CT/Bunnell Marketing
Nicolas Keene ’12 DL Auburn, ME/Edward Little Social Science
James Liddel**# ‘12 TE Shelton, Conn./Shelton Environmental Planning
Dustin Matthews# ’12 RB Eliot, Maine/Marshwood Physical Education
Mike Miller# ’13 OL North Andover, Mass./North Andover Childhood Studies
Josh Morgan ’14 QB Foster, RI/Ponaganset Criminal Justice
Jason Stefano ’14 WR Fryeburg, ME/Fryeburg Academy Management

** - indicates 2009 NEFC All-Academic Team

# - indicates 2010 NEFC All-Academic Team

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