News Feature

Originally published in Castine Patriot, January 26, 2023
Academy athletes earn NAC weekly awards
All-Academic Team named

Maine Maritime Academy sophomore Carson Trout had a big day in the pool on January 21 in a 149-24 win over St. Joseph’s College. Trout set a new team and pool record in the 50-yard freestyle, coming in first with a time of 22.17 and reset the pool record in the 100-yard freestyle with a first-place finish time of 49.60. He was also part of a winning relay in the 200-yard medley relay with a time of 1:43.99. The North Atlantic Conference named him the January 23 swimmer of the week.

First year Jay Creegan helped the Mariners to a 149-24 victory over St. Joseph’s College by resetting the pool record in the 1,000-yard freestyle with a first place time of 10:48.01, and by winning the 100-yard backstroke with a time of 1:03.32. The win earned him the rookie of the week award.

First year Rayelle Brewer helped lead the Mariners to a 107-85 victory over St. Joseph’s College. Brewer set a team and pool record in the 100-yard butterfly with a first-place finish of 1:03.52 and finished first in the 50-yard freestyle with a time of 25.84. She was also part of a relay team that finished first in the 200-yard freestyle relay with a time of 1:51.40, earning the women’s title of rookie of the week.

Erianna Moore anchored a Maine Maritime defense that only allowed 29 points to a Thomas College women’s basketball team that averages 49.9 points per game. The sophomore guard pulled down a tied game-high six defensive rebounds, a game-high three steals, and one block in an 86-29 win over Thomas, holding the Terriers to their fewest points since the 2016-17 season. Moore also added 12 points, three assists, and an offensive rebound in the game. She was named defensive player of the week.

All-Academic Team

The North Atlantic Conference has recognized 408 student athletes from the 12 institutions it represents with All-Academic Team honors. According to a press release, student athletes must be participating members of their teams and have a 3.5 or higher grade point average. They are identified by their school. Following are Maine Maritime Academy’s honorees.

Men’s cross country

Benjamin Butterfield, Zach Hammel, Joshua Hanson, Shail Leszkowicz, Tanner Morrison, Cooper Parlee, William Procko, Ponce Saltysiak, William Sherrill, Theodore Zinox.

Women’s cross country

Joanna Howard, Erin Kinser, Lillian Verrill.

Men’s soccer

Evan Allen, Brad McKechnie, Ronnie Morgan, Eli Moulton, Pieter Oudejans, Anthony Perron, Willian San Pedro, JD Vandemergel, Alec Witham, Elijah Yeaton.

Women’s soccer

Kelsey Bern, Ella Bowes, Brody Hathrone, Sierra Hoops, Lydia Lancina, Bess MacArthur, Kirra Magaa, Lorelei Mason, Alyssa Moody, Hazel Stoddard, Noelle Tavares, Josephine Teuten.

Women’s volleyball

Evelyn Dagan, Makenna Middleton, Sam Urch, Hunnie Zuber-Stephens.

Men’s golf

Brody Hathrone