Maine Maritime Lands 11 on the NAC Winter/Spring All-Academic Team

Maine Maritime Lands 11 on the NAC Winter/Spring All-Academic Team

CASTINE, Maine – Brendan Newcomb (Men's Basketball / Holden, Maine), Dylan Price (Men's Basketball / Madison, Maine), Adam Richardson (Men's Basketball / Bradley, Maine), Amanda Holewiak (Women's Basketball / Somerset, Mass.), Megan McLean (Women's Basketball / Eliot, Maine), Alex Winchester (Women's Basketball / Hampden, Maine), Alec Grant (Men's Lacrosse / Hollis, N.H.), John Nevins (Men's Lacrosse / Melbourne Beach, Fla.), Haley Eckert (Women's Lacrosse / Harrington, Maine), Sierra James (Women's Lacrosse / Campton, N.H.) and Leah Libby (Women's Lacrosse) have been named to the 2016-17 Winter/Spring North Atlantic Conference All-Academic Team.

Newcomb, a junior captain and International Business & Logistics major, averaged 12.8 points this season and tied the Maine Maritime Academy men's basketball single-game record for most three-pointers made (8) against Castleton on January 12.

Price, a Power Engineering Technology major, was a three-year captain for the Mariners and two-year member of the NAC Winter/Spring All-Academic Team.

Richardson, a sophomore Power Engineering Technology major, led the Mariners with 51.2 percent shooting from the floor and was named to the 2016-2017 NAC Men's Basketball Sportsmanship Team.

Holewiak, a sophomore International Business & Logistic major, appeared in 20 games this season for the Mariners and averaged 65.2 percent shooting from the floor.

McLean, a sophomore captain and International Business & Logistics major, averaged 6.2 points per game and ranked second on the team, shooting 36.8 percent from beyond the arc.

Winchester, a two-year captain and International Business & Logistics major, appeared in 27 games for the Mariners and led the team shooting 87.5 percent from the free throw line.

Grant, a junior captain and Marine Engineering Technology major, led the Mariners with 25 caused turnovers this season.

Nevins, a sophomore Marine Engineering Technology major, appeared in 13 games for the Mariners this season, scoring one goal and tallying three assists, while scooping up 17 ground balls.

Eckert, a graduate student in the Global Logistics & Maritime Management program appeared in 12 games for the Mariners, netting a career-high four goals against Green Mountain College on April 8.

James, a sophomore captain and Marine Science / Small Vessel Operations major, started in all 14 games and broke the Maine Maritime Academy women's lacrosse single-season record for saves (105), goals against average (9.12), and goalie wins (6).

Libby, a senior International Business & Logistics major, started in all 14 games this season, tallying eight goals and four assists, while also scooping up 20 ground balls and six draw controls.

The NAC All-Academic Team recognizes student-athletes on varsity sports teams who have earned a cumulative grade-point average (GPA) of 3.50 or higher on a 4.0 scale. Student-athletes must also have reached sophomore academic standing and competed in a minimum of two years of varsity competition at their institution.

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