DURHAM, N.H.— The Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) announced its Academic All-Conference Team and 13 members of the University of New Hampshire football squad were honored for their outstanding efforts in the classroom.

In all, the CAA cited 106 student-athletes – 63 on offense and 43 on defense – as members of the squad.

To be eligible for the CAA Football Academic All-Conference Team, a player must be a starter or important reserve and have a cumulative GPA of 3.00-or-better (on a 4.00 scale) for his entire academic career.  A transfer is not eligible unless he has completed one full year at his institution.  First-year freshmen are not eligible.

Here is a look at the UNH players honored:

Chris Chandler      WR    Jr.    Wakefield, Mass./Bridgton Academy     Earth Sciences
Kevin Decker        QB    So.    Armonk, N.Y./The Brunswick School    Communication
Ryan Hinds           DB    Sr.    Toronto, Ont./North Toronto                Biology
Devon Jackson      LB    Jr.     Williamstown, N.J./Williamstown         Bus. Admin./Finance
Chris Jeannot        TE    So.    Moon Township, Pa./Moon Area          Nutritional Sciences
Chad Kackert        RB    Sr.    Simi Valley, Calif./Grace Brethren        Kinesiology/Pedagogy
Dan Larkin            OL    Sr.    Rochelle, Park, N.J./Bergen Catholic    Justice Studies, MA
Tom Manning          K    Sr.    Rome, N.Y./Rome Free Academy         Bus. Admin./Marketing
Kyle Maroney        DL    Sr.    Brockport, N.Y./Brockport                   Electrical Engineering
Mark Petercuskie   LB    So.    Holliston, Mass./Holliston                  Sociology
Seth Price             OL    Jr.    Grove City, Ohio/Grove City                Psychology
Rod Walker           DB    So.    Portsmouth, N.H./Portsmouth            Economics
Chris Zarkoskie     OL    Fr. R    West Caldwell, N.J./Seton Hall Prep  Psychology

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