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.