Local athletes honored for strong academics by MASCAC

WESTFIELD — A total of 1,218 student-athletes were honored with selection to the league’s Fall/Winter 2022 All-Academic team by the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference.

Eligible are student-athletes who compete in championship sports offered by each of the MASCAC institutions during the course of the 2022 fall winter sports season and have achieved a cumulative or semester-based grade point average of 3.20 during the semester.

Local athletes are honored here:

State of Bridgewater

Men’s Cross Country: Kenny Goodwin, So., Chelmsford. Soccer: Zachary Souza, So., Tyngsboro; Jonah Vasallo, so., N.Billerica. Men’s Soccer: Nicholas Anselmo, Fr., Tyngsboro. Women’s Soccer: Tori Gemellaro, So., Wilmington; Olivia Robarge, fr., Pepperell; Jenna Sweeney, Fr., Wilmington. Women’s Swimming: Alex Molinari, Sr., Chelmsford; Brynn Murray, so., Chelmsford. Men’s Swimming: Thomas Roch, So., Chelmsford; TJ Scalese, Sr., N. Chelmsford; Connor Young Jr., Chelmsford. Wrestling: Ryan Higgins Sr., N. Billerica.

State of Fitchburg

Women’s basketball: Stephanie Hart, so., Shirley. Women’s cross-country skiing: Diana Marquez-Frias, Fr., Lowell. Field Hockey: Sophia Piper Jr., Chelmsford. Men’s indoor track/cross-country: Brady Madison, Fr., Ayer. Men’s Soccer: Collin Robson, Sr., N. Billerica. Women’s indoor track: Makany Camara, Jr., Lowell. Women’s Soccer: Jessica St. George, fr., Dracut; Kayleen McCormack Jr., Billerica. Volleyball: Stephanie Sardella, fr., Billerica.

State of Framingham

Women’s Basketball: Jenna Tavanese, So., Wilmington. Women’s Cross Country: Kate Simpson, So., Littleton. Football: Brian Callery Jr., Lowell. Field Hockey: Kaylee Beck, So., Tyngsboro; Angelina Serra, so., Chelmsford. Men’s soccer: Joseph Sturzo, so., Lowell. Women’s Soccer: Abigail Savard, So., Tyngsboro.

Brian Callery of Lowell and Framingham State was honored by MASCAC.  (Photo courtesy)
Brian Callery of Lowell and Framingham State was honored by MASCAC. (Photo courtesy)


Men’s Cross Country: Michael Bankowski, So., Tewksbury.

Massachusetts Maritime Academy

Women’s Football: Abigail Lelievre Jr., Littleton. Football: Jack Mulligan Jr., Billerica; Travis VanDinter, fr., Lowell.

State of Plymouth

Football: Kyle Baker, Jr., Pelham, NH; Mitchelle Cripps, fr., Dracut; Braden Lynn, So., Littleton; Troy Muldoon, fr., N. Chelmsford; Jon Proia, Jr., Chelmsford; Mike Terrazzano, Jr., Pelham, New Hampshire

State of Salem

Men’s Golf: Ryan O’Leary, Jr., Billerica. Women’s Soccer: Jenna Mitza, fr., Tyngsboro. Men’s soccer: Brendan Davis, so., Dracut; James Meli Jr., Dracut; Brendan Walsh Jr., Westford. Volleyball: Kailey Roche, Fr., Billerica.

Springfield College

Men’s Golf: Maxwell Cummings, Jr., Tewksbury.

State of Westfield

Women’s Basketball: Lindsey Bohenko Jr., Lowell. Cross-country skiing women: Tealei Chandonnet, fr., Dracut. Men’s Ice Hockey: Justin Collins, Sr., Wilmington. Men’s Soccer: Ryan Denehy, fr., Littleton. Women’s Swimming: Hannah Burns, Sr., N. Billerica; Emily Martin Jr., Lowell. Volleyball: Shawna Crowley Sr., Billerica.

State of Worcester

Men’s Basketball: Shawn Hebert, Fr., Ayer. Women’s Basketball: Shelby Bourdeau, So., Billerica; Elizabeth Gallella, Sr., Tewksbury; Erin Gallella, Sr., Tewksbury; Katie Hurynowicz Jr., Tyngsboro. Men’s Cross Country: Andrew Stoller, Fr., Wilmington. Women’s Cross Country: Caitlin Conneely, Sr., Tewksbury. Men’s Indoor Track: Anthony Paolucci, Jr., Billerica; Andrew Stokes, fr., Wilmington. Women’s Indoor Track: Eryca Lopes, Jr., Ayer. Men’s Football: Alexander Papgeorgiou, PhD student, Tewksbury. Women’s Soccer: Haley Mignon, Sr., Tewksbury; Riley Patenaude Jr., Pepperell. Volleyball: Maeve Cadogan Jr., Wilmington; Kaitlin Cueva, fr., Tewksbury.


Duo honored: Fitchburg State junior Makany Camara (Lowell) was named Indoor Athlete of the Week by the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference.

She placed second in the high jump (1.52m) at the Wesleyan Indoor Invite. The league also named FSU freshman Liam Bourassa (Shirley) as the men’s indoor track rookie of the week. He won the shot put (13.01 meters) while adding a seventh place (10.98 meters) in the weight throw.

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