BRIDGEWATER, Mass. -- Seventy-One Bridgewater State University student-athletes have been honored by the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) with selection to the league’s Winter 2014-2015 All-Academic Team that was released by MASCAC Commissioner Angela Baumann.
Student-athletes that compete in championship varsity sports offered by each of the MASCAC institutions during the course of the Winter 2014-2015 athletic season and have achieved a 3.20 cumulative or semester-based grade point average during the semester are eligible for selection to the Winter All-Academic.
Westfield State University placed the most student-athletes on the Winter 2014-2015 MASCAC All-Academic Team with 83 total, while Bridgewater State, Worcester State University (68) and Fitchburg State University (65) followed.
“I want to applaud all the MASCAC student-athletes who were named to the Winter MASCAC All-Academic Team,” Commissioner Baumann said. “It is a great accomplishment to see our student-athletes succeed both outside on the field of competition and in the classroom.”
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. Two other institutions, the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth and Plymouth State University, are affiliate members of the conference in the sports of football and men’s ice hockey, while Western Connecticut State University joined the conference as a football affiliate member in 2014.