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Six AMCATS Make ECFC All-Academic Team, Thirty-Two Making Honor Roll

Six AMCATS Make ECFC All-Academic Team, Thirty-Two Making Honor Roll

PAXTON, MA: The Eastern Collegiate Football Conference (ECFC) announced its academic awards for the fall of 2020 this afternoon. The conference bestows two academic honors annually: the ECFC All-Academic team and the ECFC Academic Honor Roll. Between the two honors, 38 total student-athletes made the list. Six AMCATS were awarded All-Academic Honors, while 32 others made the Honor Roll. 

To be eligible for the ECFC All-Academic Team, a student-athlete must have earned a cumulative G.P.A. of 3.3 or higher following the 2020 fall semester. Additionally, all honorees must be at least a sophomore in standing with a minimum of two years of participation on the football team. All seven ECFC institutions had honorees named to the All-Academic Team, with 71 student-athletes in total recognized.

The ECFC Academic Honor Roll recognizes student-athletes that achieved a 3.0 cumulative or fall semester-based G.P.A. or higher. Further, freshman and first-year transfer student-athletes are eligible for the recognition. In total, 165 student-athletes from all seven member institutions earned Academic Honor Roll recognition.

Below are the six 2020 All-Academic Team honorees: 

  1. Adam Black (Merrimack, NH)
  2. Carl St. Paul (Brooklyn, NY) 
  3. Kyle Couto East (Taunton, MA) 
  4. Louis Costanzo (Lindenhurst, NY) 
  5. Malik Kirnon (Brockton, MA) 
  6. Matthew Grauer (North Grosvenordale, CT) 

Below are the 32Honor roll student-athletes: 

  1. Anthony Tello (Medford, MA )
  2. Blake Feldman (New York, NY) 
  3. Brian Trefry (Ipswich, MA) 
  4. Christian Herget (Canajoharie, NY) 
  5. Christopher Sunter (Helper, UT) 
  6. Devin Tolbert (Salem, MA) 
  7. Devonte Tabron-Russell (Springfield, MA)
  8. Douglas Jackson (San Juan Capo, CA) 
  9. Drew Sinclair (Maplewood, NJ) 
  10. Elijah Allston (Cheshire, CT) 
  11. Eric Pino (Hartford, CT) 
  12. Isaih Oyola (Greenville, SC) 
  13. Jake Mangano (Bellingham, MA) 
  14. Jake Whitaker (Wethersfield, CT) 
  15. Joe Barbato (Rochdale, MA) 
  16. John Marty (West Brookfield, MA) 
  17. Jonah Gusciora (Rutherford, NJ)
  18. Joshua Vaglica (Arlington, MA) 
  19. Kasir Henry (Philadelphia, PA) 
  20. Matthew Sapere (Old Lyme, CT) 
  21. Michael Borges (Warren, RI) 
  22. Michael Lopez (Sleepy Hollow, NY) 
  23. Nathan Glidden (North Attleboro, MA)
  24. OJ Bruin (Long Island City, NY) 
  25. Onajeh Warden (Opa-Locka, FL) 
  26. Patrick Teixeira (Winthrop, MA) 
  27. Rickey Brutus (Methuen, MA)
  28. Ryan Kent (Marlton, NJ)
  29. Sam Jakana (Coto De Caza, CA) 
  30. Swavaughn Small (Mattapan, MA) 
  31. Triquece Ware (Gainsville, GA)
  32. Tyler Pappas (Wall, NJ) 

Full releases attached: 

Full 2020 All-Academic Team

Full 2020 Honor Roll 


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Located just outside of Worcester in Paxton, MA, Anna Maria College is a private, co-educational institution inspired by the ideals of the Sisters of Saint Anne. We prepare students to become ethical leaders by combining a values-based, service-focused education with strong functional knowledge and the skills necessary to address the rapidly changing needs of their world. Anna Maria delivers undergraduate and graduate degrees along with certificate programs on campus and online. For more information, visit