BOSTON, Mass. – The Coast Guard Academy placed three athletes on the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Men's Lacrosse All-Academic team.
Junior John Behnke (Electrical Engineering) was named to the team for the second straight season while sophomores Benner Geurtsen (Civil Engineering) and Ian Logan (Electrical Engineering) were both honored during their first year of eligibility.
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 2016 Fall semester, achieved second year academic status at 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 while Massachusetts Maritime Academy is an Associate member in the sports of men's lacrosse.