Nineteen members of the Hobart College lacrosse team were named to the 2019 Northeast Conference Academic Honor Roll, including five who earned a spot on the NEC Commissioner’s Honor Roll. The Statesmen have earned 115 NEC Academic Honor Roll awards and 25 Commissioner’s Honor Roll awards in their six seasons in the conference.
Hobart’s Class of 2019 not only led the team to 11 wins, the most in the program’s Division I history, but also led the way in the classroom. Nine of the team’s 13 seniors were on the Academic Honor Roll, including seven who were making their fourth straight appearance. Goltz and Skretny headlined the senior class, making their fourth consecutive appearance on the Commissioner’s Honor Roll. Senior Franklin Marquet was a three-time Commissioner’s Honor Roll honoree while classmate Gerald Flood twice earned the distinction.
To earn a spot on the Northeast Conference Academic Honor Roll, student-athletes must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.2 through the end of the 2019 spring semester. To merit a spot on the Commissioner’s Honor Roll, student-athletes must maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.75 or higher.
The following Statesmen were named to the Academic Honor Roll for their outstanding work in the classroom and on the field:
- Senior Koko Avedisian, media & society major ^
- Sophomore Drew Blanchard, undeclared +
- Sophomore Kaleb Boyl, economics major
- First-year Ryan Dickson, undeclared
- Senior Gerald Flood, economics major *
- Senior Stanny Gilberston, economics major *
- Senior Kevin Goltz, economics major *
- Senior Kyle Grimaldi, physics major *
- Junior Eric Holden, political science major
- Junior Kieran Keane, economics major +
- Senior Franklin Marquet, economics major *
- Senior Chris Nolan, economics major ^
- First-year Max Pinilis, undeclared
- Sophomore Dan Ryan, undeclared +
- First-year Jake Sampson, undeclared
- Senior Parke Schweiter, biology major *
- Senior Tyler Skretny, environmental studies and political science double major *
- First-year Mark Synnott, undeclared
- Sophomore Ty Yanko, undeclared +
Bold = NEC Commissioner’s Honor Roll
* Four-time NEC Academic Honor Roll
^ Three-time NEC Academic Honor Roll
+ Two-time NEC Academic Honor Roll
Hobart was 11-5 overall this year. The Statesmen were second in the Northeast Conference regular season standings and the runners-up in the NEC Tournament. Hobart used an explosive offense to break the program’s Division I season records for goals (223), assists (148) and points (371).