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NEFC All-Academic Team includes 17 PSU football players

Panthers recognized for work in classroom

             PLYMOUTH, N.H. – The New England Football Conference Academic All-Conference team for 2012 has been announced, and the list includes 17 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 three PSU seniors were honored for the third year in a row – DL Matt Fiore (Merrimac, Mass./Pentucket), RB Dustin Matthews (Eliot, Maine/Marshwood) and OL Mike Miller (North Andover, Mass.).

 PSU's selections to the 2012 New England Football Conference All-Academic team: 

Name Class Pos. Hometown/High School Academic Major
Matt Bailey '14 LB Tewksbury, Mass./Tewksbury Marketing
Gregg Callanan** '14 OL North Waterboro, Maine/Massabesic Chemistry
Paul Capaldo '13 DL Melrose, Mass./Melrose Physical Education
Nate Dubois** '14 DB Oxford, ME/Oxford Hills Communication Studies
Matt Fiore+** '13 DL Merrimac, Mass./Pentucket Criminal Justice
Andrew Foglia '13` RB Montauk, N.Y./East Hampton Physical Education
Jake Harris '15 OL Braintree, Mass./Braintree Management
Peter LaBreck '13 DL Thornton, N.H./Plymouth Regional Criminal Justice
Dustin Matthews+** '12 RB Eliot, Maine/Marshwood Physical Education
Mike Miller+** '13 OL North Andover, Mass./North Andover Childhood Studies
Josh Morgan** '14 LB Foster, RI/Ponaganset Criminal Justice
Everett Moye '15 DB Bath, Maine/Bath Communication Studies
Eric Rajkowski '13 TE East Kingston, N.H. / Exeter Criminal Justice
Chris Smith '15 DB Merrimack, N.H./Merrimack Information Technology
Jason Stefano** '14 WR Fryeburg, ME/Fryeburg Academy Business Administration
Jarred Wilkins '15 OL Dover, N.H./Dover Communication Studies
Kyle Wilson '15 DL Dover, N.H./Dover Criminal Justice

+ - indicates 2010 NEFC All-Academic Team

** - indicates 2011 NEFC All-Academic Team

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