COLCHESTER, Vt. - Saint Michael's College had 230 student-athletes qualify for the Northeast-10 Conference Commissioner's Honor Roll for the fall semester, including nine from the women's basketball team:
Senior Indira Evora (Somerville, Mass./Somerville); juniors Tomi Akinpetide (Sydney, Australia/Rice Memorial), Maddy Bennett (Montpelier, Vt./U-32) and Leah Spencer (Brockton, Mass./Archbishop Williams); sophomores Emily Ferreri (Hyde Park, N.Y./Our Lady of Lourdes) and Taylor LaVallie (Uncasville, Conn./Montville); and first-years Alyssa Breunig (Trumbull, Conn./Trumbull), Cassandra Falone (Chatham, N.J./Chatham) and Brianna Purcell (Bedford, N.H./Bedford).
Ferreri was among 12 Saint Michael's student-athletes to earn a 4.0 GPA.
Saint Michael's placed 11th among the league's 15 institutions in total honorees, but it was sixth by having 68 percent of its NE10 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 NE10.
The men's lacrosse team topped Saint Michael's with 27 honorees apiece, while women's cross country (24), field hockey (23) and women's soccer (21) narrowly trailed.