Andrew Kelleher of Poughquag, N.Y., Named to Inaugural NEWMAC All-Sportsmanship Team


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Andrew Kelleher of Poughquag, N.Y., Named to Inaugural NEWMAC All-Sportsmanship Team

WORCESTER, MA (03/10/2017)– Andrew Kelleher is one of four senior WPI winter student-athletes that were named to the inaugural NEWMAC All-Sportsmanship Team, as announced as part of the league’s revamped postseason award program.

Tori Claverie was named as the women’s swimming & diving recipient while Ian Converse earned the award for men’s basketball. Andrew Kelleher was recognized for men’s swimming & diving and Sarah Rogers was tabbed for women’s basketball.

New to the conference this year, the NEWMAC has established an All-Sportsmanship Team for the 2016-17 Academic Year. The award is intended to recognize one student-athlete from each team, in every sport that best demonstrates the ideals of the NEWMAC and its Code of Conduct, regardless of his/her overall performance or statistics for the season.

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Author: Harlem Valley News