Mustangs earn NEAC Scholar-Athlete accolades  

Mustangs earn NEAC Scholar-Athlete accolades  


MORRISVILLE, NY – The North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) announced its 2018-19 Scholar-Athlete selections, naming more than 780 from across its membership, including 30 from Morrisville State.

In order to be selected, a student-athlete competing in a conference-sponsored sport must achieve a combined grade point average of 3.4 or higher for the fall and spring semesters and be in good standing on his or her team.

The following student-athletes were recipients of the 2018-19 honor:


Name                         Sport(s)                                 Year   Hometown                 

Jesse Anderson       Golf                                         Fr.       Wasaga Beach, Ontario

Brendan Boles          Lacrosse                                Sr.       Goshen, N.Y.

Emily Cheney           Cross Country                      So.      Redfield, N.Y.

Heather Cummings Field Hockey                         So.      Akron, N.Y.

Jessie Davis             Softball                                   So.      Franklin, N.Y.

Nicholas DeVito       Golf                                         Jr.        Averill Park, N.Y.

Natalie Diable           Field Hockey                         Jr.        Morrisville, N.Y.

Daniel Evans            Cross Country                      Fr.       Cazenovia, N.Y.

Michaela Fazio         Soccer                                    So.      North Norwich, N.Y.

Shay Franklin           Soccer                                    So.      Norwich, N.Y.

Leah Gamlen            Field Hockey                         Fr.       Cazenovia, N.Y.

Grace Hanehan       Field Hockey/Lacrosse       Fr.       Saratoga Springs, N.Y.

Janet Hanehan        Lacrosse                                Jr.        Saratoga Springs, N.Y.

Taylor Hodge            Cross Country                      So.      Black River, N.Y.

Odaine Jackson       Soccer                                    Sr.       Mount Vernon, N.Y.

Ryan McCann          Golf                                         Sr.       Hamilton, N.Y.

Megyan Merrill          Volleyball                               Jr.        Horseheads, N.Y.

Kate Powell               Lacrosse                                Fr.       Ann Arbor, Mich.

Benjamin Seale        Cross Country                      Jr.        Chittenango, N.Y.

Cassie Sherman      Field Hockey                         Jr.        Hoosick Falls, N.Y.

Jacob Smithgall        Golf                                         Fr.       Ballston, N.Y.

Brianna Sorriento     Soccer                                    Sr.       Wynantskill, N.Y.

Daniel Sparkowski   Soccer                                    So.      East Meadow, N.Y.

Benjamin Sprague   Golf                                         Fr.       Massena, N.Y.

Emilee Thibeau        Field Hockey                         So.      Salem, N.Y.

Emily Vesley             Softball                                   Jr.        Johnson City, N.Y.

Virginia Wheatley     Basketball                              Jr.        Millerton, N.Y.

Samantha Wolf         Volleyball                               Jr.        Liverpool, N.Y.

Ian Wood                   Golf                                         Sr.       Pittsburgh, Pa.

Miranda Wright         Cross Country/Basketball   So.      Smyrna, N.Y.


SUNY Morrisville's curricula are enriched with applied learning and pave the way for opportunity at both the Morrisville and Norwich campuses. An action-oriented, interactive learning lab, the college is a national leader in technology and has been lauded for its exemplary, innovative and effective community service programs.

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