March 19, 2014

Football Places League-Leading 21 Players on CAA Academic All-Conference Team

RICHMOND, Va. – The University of New Hampshire football team placed a league-high 21 student-athletes on the 2013 CAA Football Academic All-Conference Team as announced by the league Monday. It marks the second consecutive year UNH has the highest number of representatives. 

To be eligible for the CAA Football Academic All-Conference Team, a player must be a starter or important reserve and hold a cumulative grade point average of 3.00 or higher for his entire academic career.

Here is a complete list of UNH student-athletes on the 2013 CAA Football Academic All-Conference Team. 

Name                Cl.       Pos.       Hometown                   Major

Alex Blane          Jr.       OL          North Andover, Mass.    Kinesiology

Rob Bowman       Jr.      OL          Cheshire, Conn.             Business administration

Nick Cefalo          Jr.       S           Basking Ridge, N.J.        Communication

Brian Ciccone       Jr.      DE          Manchester, Mass.         Business administration

Dalton Crossan    R-Fr.   RB          Lake Ronkonkoma, N.Y.  Undeclared

Casey DeAndrade R-Fr.   DB         East Bridgewater, Mass.  Kinesiology

Lamar Edmonds    So.     CB         Worcester, Mass.            Psychology

Donald Goodrich    Fr.      RB        York Maine                     Undeclared

Mike MacArthur     Sr.       K         North Hampton, N.H.      Nutrition

Chris McCormick   R-Fr.    QB       Winooski, Vt.                  Undeclared

Kevin McNally       R-Fr.    LB        Cornwall ,N.Y.                Kinesiology

Justin Mello           Sr.      WR       Dartmouth, Mass.           Sociology

Dougie Moss         So.       DB       Huntsville, Ala.               Business administration

Keith Parkinson     So.       S         Fort Lauderdale, Fla.       Business administration

Brad Prasky          Jr.         P        Groton, Mass.                 Economics

Adam Riese         R-Fr.     QB       Hamilton, N.J.                 Undeclared

Daniel Rowe         So.        S        Orange, N.J.                   Kinesiology

Chris Setian         Sr.        RB       East Longmeadow, Mass. Kinesiology

Cam Shorey        R-Fr.      DE       Calais, Maine                   Business administration

Harold Spears       Jr.        TE       Perkasie, Pa.                    Communication

Ryan Welch          So.        DT      Dunstable, Mass.              Business administration

CAA Football honored a total of 137 student-athletes from its 11 member institutions – University at Albany, University of Delaware, James Madison University, University of Maine, UNH, University of Rhode Island, University of Richmond, Stony Brook University, Towson University, Villanova University and College of William & Mary. 

New Hampshire qualified for the NCAA Division I FCS Championship tournament for the 10th consecutive season, which is the longest streak in the nation. The Wildcats established school records by winning three playoff games in a single postseason and advancing to the D-I semifinals for the first time ever.

UNH closed the season with a 10-5 record and No. 5 national ranking, which matches the best year-end ranking in University history, and the 'Cats boast the country's longest streak of consecutive weeks ranked (140) dating back to Sept. 13, 2004.

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