Five Lyons Earn NEWMAC Women's Basketball All-Academic Honors

Five Lyons Earn NEWMAC Women's Basketball All-Academic Honors

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BOSTON, Mass. - Five student-athletes represent Wheaton College on the 2017 New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Women's Basketball Academic All-Conference Team honors. Ashley Hill, Maria Matrango, Rebecca Olivieri, Natalie Wind and Rachael Zipper all earned honors. 

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 2017 fall semester, achieved second-year academic status at his or her institution, and been a member of the varsity team for the entire season.

The New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference consists of 11 highly selective institutions committed to academic excellence: Babson College, Clark University, U.S Coast Guard Academy, Emerson College, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Mount Holyoke College, Smith College, Springfield College, Wellesley College, Wheaton College, and Worcester Polytechnic Institute.