GORHAM, Maine – Twenty-eight University of Southern Maine Huskies' Fall sport student-athletes have been recognized by the Little East Conference for their outstanding academic achievements earning a spot on the 2017 Little East Conference Fall All-Academic Team. Students from each of Southern Maine's seven Little East Conference sponsored teams have representatives on the academic squad: men's cross country, women's cross country, field hockey, women's soccer, men's soccer, women's tennis and volleyball.
To earn the distinguished award, a student-athlete must be at least in sophomore standing both academically and athletically, have on cumulative GPA of 3.30 or higher through the previous semester, and have been at their current institution for at least one full academic year.
"Balancing academic responsibilities and the commitments and challenges of being a student-athlete is no easy task," said USM Director of Athletics Al Bean. "Each student-athlete recognized by the Little East should be very proud of their remarkable accomplishment. USM prides itself on its student-athletes ability to not only participate but to excel in their academic and athletic pursuits." READ MORE