BRIDGEWATER, Mass. -- Ninety-Seven Bridgewater State University student-athletes have been honored by the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) with selection to the league’s Fall 2012 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 2012 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.
Westfield State University placed the most student-athletes on the Fall 2012 MASCAC All-Academic Team with 125, while Bridgewater State, Worcester State University (75) and Massachusetts Maritime Academy (71) followed.
“I want to congratulate all eight member schools on having such a tremendous number of student-athletes honored on the Fall MASCAC All-Academic Team,” Commissioner Baumann said of this year’s squad.
“The commitment to the all-around development of our student-athletes both in the classroom and in competition is something that our schools take great pride in, and the success that MASCAC student-athletes have achieved in the classroom is testament to that commitment," Baumann added.
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.