52 Trailblazers named to Fall/Winter 2019 MASCAC All Academic Team

52 Trailblazers named to Fall/Winter 2019 MASCAC All Academic Team

2019 MASCAC Fall/Winter All Academic Team

North Adams, MA- The MCLA Trailblazer student athletes were well represented when the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletics Conference (MASCAC) announced their 2019 Fall/Winter All Academic Teams this afternoon.  MCLA saw 52 student athletes make the grade this past fall and were named to the team. 

A total of 1,224 student-athletes have been honored by the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference with selection to the league's Fall/Winter 2019 All-Academic Team that was released by Commissioner Angela Baumann.

Student-athletes who compete in championship varsity sports offered by each of the MASCAC institutions during the course of the Fall and Winter 2019 athletic season and have achieved a 3.20 cumulative or semester-based grade point average during the semester are eligible for selection to the Fall/Winter All-Academic Team. 

"Congratulations to the 1,199 student-athletes who were named to the 2019 MASCAC Fall/Winter All-Academic team," Commissioner Baumann said. "This list is a testament to the hard work of our student-athletes not only in the classroom but in their respective field of play. The conference is excited to see the growth of student-athletes recognized on this year's team."

MCLA's Women's Soccer program earned the most slots wtih 15 student athletes on the roster.  Men's Soccer was next with 10.  All nine Trailblazer programs were represented on the team.

Student-Athlete Cl. Sport Major Hometown/High School
Quran Davis Jr. Men's Basketball IDST New York City, NY/Brooklyn Friends
Michael DeMartinis Jr. Men's Basketball History/Education Burlington, MA/Burlington
Quentin Gittens Fr. Men's Basketball Undeclared Pittsfield, MA/Taconic
Dylan Morris-Gray So. Men's Basketball Sports Management Port Jefferson, NY/Port Jefferson
Noah Yearsley Jr. Men's Basketball Sports Management Averill Park, NY/Averill Park
Hannah Mazzeo So. Women's Basketball Health Sciences Averill Park, NY/Averill Park
Kylah Langston Sr. Women's Basketball Sociology East Hartford, CT/Classical Magnet
Brooke DiGennaro Fr. Women's Basketball Sociology/Criminal Justice Pittsfield, MA/Drury
Jasmine Pszczola Fr. Women's Basketball Criminal Justice Agawam, MA/Agawam
Madison Teta Fr. Women's Basketball Health Sciences Troy, NY/Lansingburgh
Austin Rachiele So. Men's Cross Country Biology Pittsfield, MA/Taconic
Jenna Berg So. Women's Cross Country English/Education Attleboro, MA/Attleboro
Julie Gambill Sr. Women's Cross Country Biology Winchendon, MA/Sizer School
Hannah Poplawski Jr. Women's Cross Country Environmental Studies Rowe, MA/Mohawk Trail Regional
Nicholas Bator Sr. Men's Golf Physics North Adams, MA/Drury
Brett Norman So. Men's Golf Business Schaghticoke, NY/Hoosic Valley 
Sean Bradshaw Jr. Men's Soccer Athletic Training Clifton Park, NY/Shenendehowa
Wesley Call Fr. Men's Soccer Health Sciences Ashby, MA/North Middlesex
Joshua Carter Fr. Men's Soccer Business Catskill, NY/Catskill
Nicholas Castle Sr. Men's Soccer Business Waterford, NY/Waterford Halfmoon
Kolby Clegg Fr. Men's Soccer Business Hillsdale, NY/Taconic Hills
Issa Jalloh Sr. Men's Soccer Health Sciences Lynn, MA/Classical
David Jamina So. Men's Soccer Communications Lowell, MA/Lowell
James Lambert Fr. Men's Soccer Biology New Lebanon, NY/New Lebanon
Peter Sherman Fr. Men's Soccer Political Science Old Lyme, CT/Old Lyme
Matthew Wirzburger So. Men's Soccer Biology Amesbury, MA/Amesbury
Anissa Baptiste Fr. Women's Soccer Community Health Educ. Boston, MA/John D. O'Bryant
Claudia Bresett Fr. Women's Soccer Business Adams, MA/Hoosac Valley
Sophie Elser Fr. Women's Soccer Math/Elementary Educ. Pittsfield, MA/Pittsfield
Carolynne Fagan Jr. Women's Soccer Athletic Training Milton, VT/Milton 
Caitlyn Falzone Fr. Women's Soccer Performing Arts W. Townsend, MA/Sizer School
Madeline Gibney So. Women's Soccer Biology E. Greenbush, NY/Columbia
Tessa Gonsalves Sr. Women's Soccer Psychology/Education Woburn, MA/Woburn
Taylor Jarosz Sr. Women's Soccer Sociology Troy, NY/Lansingburgh
Cetera Moore Jr. Women's Soccer IDST Ballston Spa, NY/Ballston Spa
Alyssa Porter Fr. Women's Soccer Elementary Education Boylston, MA/Tahanto
Megan Richardson Sr. Women's Soccer Math/Education Adams, MA/Hoosac Valley
Haley Rode So. Women's Soccer Performing Arts Heath, MA/Mohawk Trail
Hannah Sorensen Sr. Women's Soccer IDST/Education Sturbridge, MA/Tantasqua
Hannah Van De Water Sr. Women's Soccer IDST/Education Cambridge, NY/Cambridge Central
Miranda Wissman Jr. Women's Soccer Psychology Florida, MA/Drury
Ashlee Bartels Fr. Women's Tennis English Communications Webster, MA/Bartlett
Briana Higgins Sr. Women's Tennis Psychology Tewksbury, MA/Tewksbury Memorial
Alyssa Keegan Sr. Women's Tennis Psychology Levittown, NY/Holy Trinity
Samantha Schwanter Sr. Women's Tennis IDST/Cultural Studies S. Hadley, MA/S. Hadley
Laiken Cornwell-L'Hote So. Volleyball Psychology Dalton, MA/Wahconah
Lauren Henne Fr. Volleyball Elementary Education Orange, MA/Mahar
Kelsey LaFreniere Fr. Volleyball Psychology Becket, MA/Wahconah
Reagan Scattergood So. Volleyball Undeclared Rhinebeck, NY/Rhinebeck
Ahna C. Schlaefer So. Volleyball Health Sciences Lee, MA/Lee
Tessa Sestito Sr. Volleyball English Corona, CA/Valencia
Natasha Stewart Jr. Volleyball Math N. Andover, MA/N. Andover


The Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference, the nation's oldest Division III men's and women's playing conference, has a rich and storied tradition of competitive success while celebrating excellence in the classroom.  MASCAC member schools include Bridgewater State University, Fitchburg State University, Framingham State University, MCLA, Massachusetts Maritime Academy, Salem State University, Westfield State University and Worcester State University.  Two other institutions, the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth and Plymouth State University, are affiliate members of the conference in the sports of football and men's ice hockey, while Western Connecticut State University joined the conference as a football affiliate member in 2013.