16 student-athletes receive
St. Thomas Aquinas medals
Maura Tyrrell earns Outstanding Faculty Member Award
2011 Stonehill St. Thomas Aquinas Medal Recipients. Front (l-r): Paige Frost, Suzanne Adler, Elizabeth Belanger, Erin Kelly, Kayla Green, Teresa McGinley, Katy Abarr, Emily Rousseau. Back (l-r): Sean Lowry, Jason Lynch, Jonathan Burke, Dana Borges, Tyler Hebert, Christopher Fragomeni. Not present: Erin Carmone and Nick Nardacci.
EASTON, Mass. (April 8, 2011) - Stonehill College held its annual Academic Excellence Recognition Breakfast in the Gartland Room at Donahue Hall this morning. The event is the signature event for the College in recognition of National Student-Athlete Day as administrators and athletic staff presented St. Thomas Aquinas medals as well as its Outstanding Faculty Member Award.
The event honors student-athletes from Stonehill’s 20 varsity programs who have the highest cumulative grade point average on their respective teams through the Fall 2010 semester. Those students are presented with St. Thomas Aquinas, Patron Saint of Students, Medals.
In addition, sophomore Emily Dolan (Lacrosse, Wis./Aquinas), a member of Stonehill's Student-Athlete Advisory Committee, presented the athletic department's Outstanding Faculty Member Award to Maura Tyrrell, professor of biology at Stonehill.
Kathleen Abarr (Richmond, R.I./The Prout School), Senior, Softball
Suzanne Adler (Warwick, N.Y./Warwick Valley), Sophomore, Equestrian
Elizabeth Belanger (Hooksett, N.H./Manchester Central), Sophomore, Women’s Soccer
Dana Borges (Taunton, Mass./Coyle & Cassidy), Sophomore, Ice Hockey
Jonathan Burke (Wakefield, R.I./South Kingstown), Senior, Men’s Tennis
Erin Carmone (Riverside, R.I./East Providence), Sophomore Cross Country/Track & Field
Christopher Fragomeni (South Kingstown, R.I./Bishop Hendricken), Junior, Football
Paige Frost (Brigantine, N.J./Holy Spirit), Sophomore, Women’s Tennis
Kayla Green (Londonderry, N.H./Londonderry), Sophomore, Women’s Lacrosse
Tyler Hebert (Rockland, Mass./Sacred Heart), Senior, Men's Soccer
Erin Kelly (Tinley Park, Ill./Marist), Sophomore, Volleyball
Sean Lowry (Butler, Pa./Butler), Junior, Men's Basketball
Jason Lynch (Lynbrook, N.Y./Lynbrook), Senior, Men's Cross Country/Track
Teresa McGinley (Sandwich, Mass./Bishop Stang), Sophomore, Field Hockey
Nicholas Nardacci (Glenmont, N.Y./Bethlehem Central), Senior, Baseball
Emily Rousseau (Biddeford, Maine/Biddeford), Senior, Women's Basketball