Sean Cabaniss of the University of Maine at Farmington has been selected as the winner of its annual Man of the Year award in a vote of the league's AD's and SWA's.
Seven male student-athletes are up for the prestigious award which encompasses all facets of the NCAA Division III Student-Athlete experience.
A total of 152 student-athletes have been named to the 2016-17 North Atlantic Conference (NAC) Winter/Spring All-Academic Team after the spring 2017 semester.
A strong Wesleyan men's lacrosse team downed NEC, 25-6, in the second round of the NCAA tournament. The Pilgrims see their season come to a close with a 13-6 record.
NEC recorded a 12-3 win over Castleton to earn the NAC automatic bid into the tournament, while the Cardinals claimed the automatic bid from the NESCAC following a thrilling 9-8 victory over Middlebury.
With the win, NEC earns the conference’s automatic bid to the NCAA tournament, and will make their second-straight NCAA appearance.
No. 1 New England College defeated No. 4 Husson, 20-2, and No. 2 Castleton earned a 17-5 win over No. 3 Lyndon.
NEC's Matt Richard, Connor Fries and Jacob Blanchette selected as Player of the Year, Defensive Player of the Year, and Rookie of the Year. GMC's Carl Diethelm chosen as the Senior Scholar Athlete of the Year.