20 UMF Student-Athletes Named to the 2018 All-Academic Team

20 UMF Student-Athletes Named to the 2018 All-Academic Team

UMaine-Farmington has 20 student-athletes on the Fall 2018 North Atlantic Conference (NAC) All-Academic Team. 

A total of 153 student-athletes have been named to the North Atlantic Conference (NAC) All-Academic Team after the fall 2018 semester.

The NAC All-Academic Team recognizes student-athletes on varsity sports teams who have earned a cumulative grade-point average (GPA) of 3.50 or higher on a 4.0 scale. Student-athletes must also have reached sophomore academic standing and competed in a minimum of two years of varsity competition at their institution. Each institution is responsible for submitting eligible student-athletes for the All-Academic Team.

Men's Cross Country        
Name  Institution  Class  Major  Hometown 
David Doering UMaine-Farmington Sr. Secondary Education  Portland, Maine
Connor Marland UMaine-Farmington Jr. Biology Wrentham, Mass. 
Corey Martin UMaine-Farmington Sr. History Lewiston, Maine
Isaiah Reid UMaine-Farmington Soph. Secondary Education Kingfield, Maine
Women's Cross Country        
Name  Institution  Class  Major  Hometown
Paige Ireland UMaine-Farmington Soph.          Rehabilitation Services  Searsport, Maine
Field Hockey        
Name  Institution  Class  Major  Hometown 
Emma Martineau UMaine-Farmington Sr. Elementary Education  Greene, Maine
Torrie Nightingale UMaine-Farmington Sr. Elementary Education Bangor, Maine 
Andrea Stemm UMaine-Farmington Sr. Biology Gorham, Maine 
Gabriella Winslow UMaine-Farmington Sr. Elementary Education Parsonsfield, Maine
Men's Golf        
Name  Institution  Class  Major  Hometown 
Dexter Wright UMaine-Farmington Jr. Political Science  Columbia, Maine 
Men's Soccer        
Name  Institution  Class  Major  Hometown 
Michael Pingree UMaine-Farmington Sr. Elementary Education Cornish, Maine
Tristan Price UMaine-Farmington Sr. Environmental Science  Moultonborough, N.H.
Women's Soccer        
Name  Institution  Class  Major  Hometown 
McKenna Brodeur UMaine-Farmington Soph. Psychology Oakland, Maine
Alexandra Dube UMaine-Farmington Sr. Philosophy/Religion Mt. Vernon, Maine
Emily Kelley UMaine-Farmington Soph. Earth & Environmental Sciences Shapleight, Maine
Eden LeBlanc UMaine-Farmington Jr. Business Economics Dayton, Maine
Sophia Manning UMaine-Farmington Sr. Elementary Education Westbrook, Maine
Lydia Roy UMaine-Farmington Sr. Mathematics Watervillie, Maine
Shangold, Jillian UMaine-Farmington Soph. Early Childhood Education Hanson, Mass.
Morgann Tortorella UMaine-Farmington Jr. Mathematics Waterville, Maine


Click here to view the complete Fall 2018 All-Academic Team.

Eight student-athletes who were recognized as the Senior Scholar-Athlete of the Year in their respective sport were also honored on the All-Academic Team. Those selections include field hockey student-athlete Torrie Nightingale (UMaine-Farmington), cross country student-athletes Benjamin Cornell (NVU-Lyndon) and Sierra James (Maine Maritime); , golf student-athlete David Albright (NVU-Johnson), soccer student-athletes Rod Ghanayem (Husson) and Lydia Roy (UMaine-Farmington); women's tennis student-athlete Mikayla Messier (NVU-Johnson); and volleyball student-athlete Peyton Robinson (SUNY Canton).

A number of this semester's All-Academic honorees also excelled athletically. The team consisted of 29 student-athletes who were voted as All-NAC selections in their respective sports, including 21 First Team and 8 Second Team selections.

Of note, the Athlete of the Year honorees in four NAC fall sports were recognized. Those student-athletes are Golfer of the Year Daniel Christy (SUNY Delhi), women's soccer Player of the Year Makayla Lewis (Maine Maritime), women's tennis Player of the Year Maddie Abbott (Lesley), and women's volleyball Player of the Year Sydney Adams (Maine Maritime).

The academic team also consisted of 19 Sportsmanship Team honorees. The NAC Sportsmanship Team is reserved for those who positively affect the culture and environment of their sport and clearly demonstrate sportsmanship and integrity beyond the playing rules.