Alyssa Dillan - UMaine-Farmington
Alyssa Dillan (Plymouth, Mass.) is the 2020 NAC Softball Senior Scholar-Athlete. She recently graduated from UMaine-Farmington with a bachelor's degree in Health and Rehabilitation Services. Dillan was a four-year starter for the Beavers' softball team and also represented the squad on the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee. She has been named to the NAC All-Academic Team for three straight years and also the Dean's List every semester. She could have reached 100 career hits this past season. Dillan has been a leader while working with the UMF Athletic Trainers and was named to the NAC Softball Sportsmanship Team in 2019.
The 2020 Spring Senior Scholar Athletes are Quinton Stebbins (Thomas College) for baseball, Alyssa Dillon (UMaine-Farmington) for softball, Nathan Granholm (Maine Maritime) for men's lacrosse, Molly Denny (SUNY Canton) for women's lacrosse, Neal Mulligan (NVU-Lyndon) for men's tennis, Bree Sautter (Husson) for women's outdoor track & field, and Justin Martin (Husson) for men's outdoor track & field.
Twenty-two student-athletes were nominated by head coaches across seven spring sports. Nominees are role models in the classroom and on the field and are recognized by peers and others for their commitment to both their sport and studies. Head coaches and Faculty Athletic Representatives (FARs) vote for each award.
While other All-Conference honors were not awarded due to the cancelation of spring seasons and championships amid the Covid-19 pandemic, NAC administrators voted unanimously to honor 2020 Senior Scholar-Athletes in spring sports.
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