Bears Place Three On NEWMAC All-Academic team

Bears Place Three On NEWMAC All-Academic team

NEW LONDON, Conn.--(11/10/11)--The Coast Guard Academy placed three cadet-athletes on the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Men's Soccer All-Academic team.

Senior Kevin Noll, a Civil Engineering major and sophomores Joe Bodzewski, a Mechanical Engineering major, and Nate Borders, a Government major were honored from Coast Guard.

The trio are the first Coast Guard men's soccer players to earn NEWMAC All-Academic honors since Tom Harner was named to the team in 2008.

Honorees must have met the following criteria: earned a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5/4.0 scale or 4.35/5.0 scale after the 2010 spring semester, achieved second year academic status at his or her institution, and been a member of the varsity team for the entire season.

The NEWMAC consists of 10 highly selective institutions committed to academic excellence: Babson College, Clark University, U.S Coast Guard Academy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Mount Holyoke College, Smith College, Springfield College, Wellesley College, Wheaton College, and Worcester Polytechnic Institute.