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Record Number of Vikings Earns All-Academic Honors in 2017-18

Academic All-Americans 2017-18

CONTACT: Adam Sopris, (518) 629-7898, a.sopris@hvcc.edu
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Thursday, June 28, 2018

For the second consecutive year, a record number of Hudson Valley Community College student-athletes representing 15 different teams earned academic awards at the national and regional level. Hudson Valley Community College had 26 student-athletes earn NJCAA Academic All-American awards and 43 student-athletes were awarded Region 3 All-Academic honors.

Hudson Valley placed eight individual student-athletes on the All-Academic First Team, which required an overall grade point average of 4.0. The Vikings baseball team had four student-athletes earn Academic All-American status, the most for any Hudson Valley team.

NJCAA Academic Awards – First Team (4.0 GPA)

Kyla Day - Women's Bowling
Madeline Gibbons - Women's Tennis
Luke Mara - Men's Soccer
Joshua McCart - Mens' Soccer/Men's Bowling
Mercedes Planavsky - Women's Cross Country/Track & Field
Nathanael Savasta - Men's Cross Country
Nicholas Schrowang - Men's Golf
Elijah Washington - Men's Track & Field

NJCAA Academic Awards – Second Team (3.80-3.99 GPA)

Mark Calicchia - Men's Lacrosse
Kyleigh Earing - Women's Volleyball
Holden Maynard - Men's Cross Country/Track & Field
Kaitlin Nadeau - Women's Soccer
Hunter Parks - Football
Sarah Rosenberger - Women's Cross Country/Track & Field
Nick Savallo - Men's Soccer
Parker Swierzewski - Men's Cross Country/Track & Field

NJCAA Academic Awards – Third Team (3.60-3.79 GPA)

Paige Bailey - Women's Soccer
Madison Bemis - Women's Tennis
Christopher Calicchia - Men's Lacrosse
Timothy Cramer - Baseball
John Fitzgerald - Football
Joseph Gomes - Football
Zack Hyland - Baseball 
Cole Stannard - Men's Golf
Luuk Visser - Baseball
Jackson Wenstrom - Baseball

Region 3 All-Academic Honors

Elijah Washington - Men's Track & Field                   
Joshua McCart - Men's Soccer/Men's Bowling
Kyla Day - Women's Bowling   
Luke Mara - Men's Soccer
Madeline Gibbons - Women's Tennis                  
Madison Bemis - Women's Tennis           
Mercedes Planavsky - Women's Cross Country/Track & Field        
Nathanael Savasta - Men's Cross Country
Nicholas Schrowang - Men's Golf
Paige Bailey - Women's Soccer
Kyleigh Earing - Women's Volleyball
Nicholas Savallo - Men's Soccer      
Niko Culnan - Football
Holden Maynard - Men's Cross Country/Track & Field                          
Mark Calicchia - Men's Lacrosse
Parker Swierzewski - Men's Cross Country/Track & Field           
Kaitlin Nadeau - Women's Soccer
Sarah Rosenberger - Women's Cross Country/Track & Field        
Hunter Parks - Football
Jackson Wenstrom - Baseball                       
Matthew Ruotolo - Men's Soccer   
Christopher Calicchia - Men's Lacrosse
Joseph Gomes - Football
Michael Naclerio - Men's Soccer         
Zachary Swanteck - Men's Golf
Cole Stannard - Men's Golf
Timothy Cramer - Baseball       
Zachary Hyland - Baseball       
Luuk Visser - Baseball
John Fitzgerald - Football             
Nick Hansen - Baseball
Hannah Kreiger - Women's Basketball           
Jonathan Montesanti - Baseball
Brandon Clancy - Men's Track & Field
Michael Cantoni - Football
Calebe Silva - Football
Tyler DeMartino - Men's Soccer
Alec Audette - Men's Soccer
Tyler Dean - Football                  
Shannon Bristol - Women's Bowling                           
Kristin Wood - Women's Volleyball
Laura Ciotoli - Women's Tennis
Shaun Buerker - Men's Track & Field