BRIDGEWATER, Mass. -- Eight-Five Bridgewater State University student-athletes have been honored by the Massachusetts State College Athletic Conference (MASCAC) with selection to the league’s Fall 2011 All-Academic Team that was released by MASCAC Commissioner Angela Baumann.
Student-athletes that compete in championship varsity sports offered by each of the eight MASCAC institutions during the course of the recently completed fall 2011 academic semester and have achieved a 3.20 cumulative or semester-based grade point average during the semester are eligible for selection to the Fall All-Academic Team.
“I am proud of the continued effort that our student-athletes put into their class work on a daily basis,” said Bridgewater State Director of Athletics, John Harper.
“Only through academic success can a student earn the opportunity to be a student-athlete on one of our teams,” Harper added. “As a department we will continue to strive for successful students and winning teams.”
Westfield State University placed the most student-athletes on the Fall 2011 MASCAC All-Academic Team with 102, while Bridgewater State and Worcester State University (66) followed.
The Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference, the nation’s oldest Division III men’s and women’s playing conference, has a rich and storied tradition of competitive success while celebrating excellence in the classroom. MASCAC member schools include Bridgewater State University, Fitchburg State University, Framingham State University, MCLA, Massachusetts Maritime Academy, Salem State University, Westfield State University and Worcester State University.