COLCHESTER, Vt. - Saint Michael's College had 222 student-athletes qualify for the Northeast-10 Conference Commissioner's Honor Roll for the spring semester, including 13 that posted a 4.0 grade-point average last semester.
Saint Michael's placed eighth among the league's 15 institutions in total honorees, while it was ninth by having 60 percent of its NE-10 student-athletes land on the Commissioner's Honor Roll. Student-athletes that earn a minimum 3.0 GPA during a given semester are eligible for the accolade. Eighteen of the Purple Knights' squads compete in the NE-10.
Field hockey and women's volleyball led the way with three 4.0 student-athletes apiece. Recent graduate Kelsie Miller (Templeton, Mass./Narragansett Regional), rising senior Monica Miles (Dover-Foxcroft, Maine/Foxcroft Academy) and rising junior Jenna Deschaine (Claremont, N.H./Stevens) represented field hockey, while May graduates Kelsey Flaherty (Cold Spring, N.Y./Haldane) and Candace Washington (New Carrollton, Md./Parkdale) and rising senior Natalie Moore (Burnt Hills, N.Y./Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake) hailed from women's volleyball. Miller earned a perfect GPA each of her final seven semesters, while Miles claimed her third 4.0. Each of the other five had their first career spotless GPA.
Men's soccer rising senior Caleb Mann (Colchester, Vt./Colchester) and rising sophomore Bradley Anair (Bennington, Vt./Mount Anthony Union) gave their squad a pair of qualifiers, while five additional women earned a 4.0 GPA. Rising women's cross country junior Roxy Withers (Hampden, Maine/Hampden Academy), rising women's basketball sophomore Emily Ferreri (Hyde Park, N.Y./Our Lady of Lourdes) and rising softball sophomore Anna Meusel (Acton, Mass./Acton-Boxboro Regional) all claimed their second 4.0 in as many semesters during their first school year of college athletics. Recent women's soccer graduate Meagan Brady (Warwick, N.Y./Warwick Valley/Vermont) and rising swimming & diving junior Sammy Sidorakis (Baldwinsville, N.Y./C.W. Baker) registered their first perfect semesters.
The men's ice hockey and men's lacrosse teams topped Saint Michael's with 21 honorees apiece, while women's cross country (19), women's soccer (18), baseball (16), field hockey (16) and women's lacrosse (16) narrowly trailed.