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MASCAC Football All-Academic Teams announced

MASCAC Football All-Academic Teams announced

30 Panther players recognized for work in classroom

            PLYMOUTH, N.H. – The Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) announced the 2015 Fall All-Academic Teams on Wednesday, and the list includes 30 student-athletes from the Plymouth State University football team.

            To qualify for the MASCAC All-Academic team, a student-athlete must have maintained a 3.2 cumulative grade point average or semester-based grade point average during the fall semester.

            PSU had the second-most number of football Academic All-Conference selections among the nine football institutions with 30 honorees, behind only Westfield State University (40).

            There are eight Panthers who were named to the MASCAC All-Academic Team for the third straight season – seniors Sam Bellamy (Keyport, N.Y.), Ryan Bellerose (Hudson, N.H./Alvirne), Ryan Bentley (Charleston, N.H./Fall Mountain Reg.), Will Perotti (East Canaan, Conn./Housatonic Valley Regional), and Zack Wilkins (West Simsbury, Conn.), and juniors Brandon Mitchell (Naples, Maine), Rick Ordway (Walpole, Mass.), and RJ Ramsden (Florence, Mass./Northampton). 

PSU's selections to the 2015 MASCAC All-Academic team:

Name Class Pos. Hometown/High School Academic Major
Matt Adamik So. DB Lee Center, N.Y./Rome Free Acad. Sports Management
Mitch Banuskevich Fr. RB Milford, N.H./Milford Undeclared
Jake BeckerSo. WR Portsmouth, N.H./Portsmouth Business Administration
Sam BellamySr. DB Keyport, N.J./Keyport Environmental Biology
Ryan BelleroseSr. OL Hudson, N.H./Alvirne Physical Education
Ryan BentleySr. OL Charleston, N.H. / Fall Mountain Reg. Sports Management
Jake Cataldo Fr. DL Wakefield, Mass./Wakefield Mem. Criminal Justice
Mitchel Davis Fr. TE Turner, Maine/Leavitt Area Sports Management
Brad Drewek Jr. DL Billerica, Mass./Billerica Mem. Exercise & Sport Physiology
Zack Edwards Fr. QB Brookfield, Mass./Tantasqua Biotechnology
Alton George Sr. DL Foxboro, Mass./Foxboro Accounting
Derek Hinckley So. DL Lancaster, Mass./Nashoba Reg. Criminal Justice
Tommy JachemczykSo. DB Scarsdale, N.Y./Edgemont Criminal Justice
Colin LeddySo. WR Natick, Mass./Natick Communications
Tyler MahoneyJr. LB Dracut, Mass./Greater Lowell Tech Physical Education
Grant McGregor Fr. WR Burlington, Conn./Lewis S. Mills Geography
Brandon MitchellJr. DL Naples, Maine/Windham Meteorology
Matt Ordway Fr. RB Walpole, Mass./Walpole Physical Education
Rick OrdwayJr. OL Walpole, Mass./Walpole Criminal Justice
Jake Orzechowski Fr. DL Hawley, Mass./Mohawk Trail Reg. Undeclared
Will PerottiSr. LB E.Canaan, Conn./Housatonic Val. Rg. Business Management
Niko Principi Fr. RB Trumbull, Conn./Trumbull Social Studies Education
Thomas RadonichSo. DB Westwood, Mass./Westwood Finance
RJ RamsdenJr. DB Florence, Mass. / Northampton Sports Management
Kevin Roode Fr. DL Plainfield, Conn./Plainfield Marketing
Sam Vallee Fr. LB North Kingstown, R.I./No. Kingstown Business Administration
Andrew Vollaro Sr. RB Higganum, Conn./Haddom-Killingwrth Criminal Justice
Joe Walsh Sr. DB Taunton, Mass./Taunton Marketing
Stephen Walsh Fr. OL Portland, Maine/Portland History
Zack WilkinsSr. LB West Simsbury, Conn./Simsbury Environmental Science
       

** - indicates 2013 MASCAC All-Academic Team

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