SOUTH EASTON, MA – Three Merrimack College spring student-athletes, Joe Mantoni (Northbridge, Mass.) from the baseball team, Sarah Salatto (Guilford, CT) from the women's lacrosse team and Petar Golijanin (Novi Sad, Serbia) from the men's tennis team, received academic all-conference honors.
Mantoni and Golijanin both received all-academic team honors last spring while Salatto received the honor for the first time as a student –athlete.
In all, 96 Northeast-10 Conference student-athletes from the nine spring sports received recognition for their outstanding achievements both in the classroom and on the field.
To be eligible for selection to the academic all-conference teams, a student-athlete must have met and/or exceeded the following minimum requirements: 1) participated in at least half of the team's competitions and be either a starter or significant contributor; 2) achieved a 3.30 cumulative grade point average (on a 4.0 scale); and 3) completed at least one academic year at his/her current institution.
The Northeast-10 Academic All-Conference teams are chosen by a vote of a committee of athletic administrators and Faculty Athletic Representatives (FAR).