The North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) announces student-athlete of the week selections for week ending Sunday, September 5, 2010 in the sports of men’s & women's cross country, men's golf, men’s & women’s soccer, and women’s volleyball.
Chris Senez (Clifton Park, NY) was selected as the NEAC Men’s Cross Country Student-Athlete of the Week for his 6th place finish out of 112 finishers in the 4th Annual SUNIT Invitational in Utica, NY. Senez, a senior, finished the 6K race in 21:00.6 (5:37 per mile pace) to lead his SUNY Institute of Technology Wildcats to a 1st place finish out of 12 teams.
Chelsea Socha (Himrod, NY) was selected as the NEAC Women’s Cross Country Student-Athlete of the Week for her 1st place finish out of 76 finishers in the 4th Annual SUNIT Invitational in Utica, NY. Socha, a senior, finished the 5K race in 20:16 (6:31 per mile pace) to lead his Keuka College Storm to a 6th place finish out of 9 teams.
Tyler Shaw (Troy, NY) was selected as the NEAC Golf Student-Athlete of the Week for his performance in the 2010 Utica College Invitational held at the Hidden valley Golf Course in Whitesboro, NY. Shaw, a junior for the SUNY Cobleskill Fighting Tigers, shot a 12-over par 83, finishing 24th individually while his team finished in 7th place among 10 teams with a team total 337. Shaw led his team to the best NEAC team finish among other NEAC teams at the event.
Danny Francis (Pottstown, PA) was selected as the NEAC Men’s Soccer Student-Athlete of the Week for his dominating for the Penn State Harrisburg Nittany Lions. Francis, senior forward, scored 4 goals and had 2 assists for a total of 10 points on the week. He led his team to a 2-0 week with a hat trick performance and two assists in the game versus Valley Forge Christian College.
Adrienne Stine (York, NY) was selected as the NEAC Women’s Soccer Student-Athlete of the Week for her offensive proficiency for the Penn State Harrisburg Nittany Lions. Stine, a senior midfielder, scored 3 goals and had 2 assists for a total of 8 points on the week. She led her team to 1-1 week showing her skills against Valley Forge Christian College where she scored 2 goals and added 2 assists.
Paige Johnson (North Richland Hills, TX) was selected as the NEAC Women’s Volleyball Student-Athlete of the week for her tremendous week for the Gallaudet University Bisons. Johnson, a junior setter and team captain, finished the week playing 16 games with 139 assists (8.69/game), 16 kills on 36 attempts, 41 digs (2.56/game), 11 aces, 6 blocks, and 1.875 points per game. Johnson was also selected to the Battlefield Classic (hosted by Gettysburg) all-tournament team for her performance and leadership on the court.