America East Roundup (Dec. 13)
The America East Roundup will hit on several news and notes from around the conference throughout the year, as well as provide links for more information.
Krause Named Preseason All-American
Coming off a season in which he helped lead Stony Brook to the College World Series, Stony Brook's Kevin Krause was named to the NCBWA Preseason All-America Team. Krause, a third-team choice at designated hitter, hit .330 with 15 extra-base hits and 40 RBI for the Seawolves last year as a rookie. A second-team All-America East and all-rookie selection last year, Krause earned freshman All-America honors as well. NCBWA Release
Fourteen Softball Standouts Tabbed NFCA All-America Scholar-Athletes
Binghamton University's Briana Andrews, Jessica Bump, Colleen Dougherty, Kristen Emerling, Chelsea Horne, Shannon Kane, Mikala King, Jessica Phillips, Kate Price and Meghan Tucker and Boston University's Erica Casacci, Jayme Mask, Emily Roesch and Melanie Delgado were among the thousands of student-athletes named NFCA All-America Scholar-Athletes earlier this week. The award is bestowed upon any player submitted by a member coach who achieved a 3.50 grade point average or higher during the 2011-12 academic year.
Seven Named NSCAA Men's Soccer All-Northeast Region Selections
A group of seven players who earned America East all-conference recognition have received all-region citations from the NSCAA. NSCAA Northeast All-Region Team Stony Brook's Leonardo Fernandes, also an All-American, was the lone first team selection. Boston University's Michael Bustamante and UMBC's Milo Kapor and Pete Caringi III were second-team choices, while Binghamton's Jake Keegan, Hartford's Javoni Simms and UMBC's Liam Paddock were third team honorees.
Albany Moves Up in Men's Mid-Major Poll; Boston U, Hartford Appear in Women's Poll
University at Albany men and University of Hartford and Boston University women are ranked in the latest College Insider Mid-Major Basketball Top 25. The Great Danes, who are off to a 9-2 start and have won six straight, moved up three spots to 22ndin the men's poll. The Hawks, who are 7-2, are 13th in the women's poll, while the Terriers, who are 8-3 and beat 15th-ranked St. John's last weekend, are 22nd in the women's poll. Stony Brook men and Albany women are also getting votes. Men's Poll | Women's Poll