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Fall academic all-area team

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Here are the fall-season players who excelled as students and athletes as selected by the Philadelphia Sports Information Directors Association:

Football Player of the year

West Chester punter Rich Bruno, an exercise science major, carries a 3.87 grade-point average. He is a member of the dean's list and the West Chester athletic director's academic honor roll. Bruno has also been named to the PSAC academic honor roll and the Division II ADA academic honor roll. Bruno punted 54 times in 2013 with an average of 39.5 yards for the Golden Rams. He had a career-long punt of 74 yards and pinned the opponent inside the 20-yard line 15 times.

Football Team

Ryan Alderman, Temple, senior, business management

Chris Alvarez, Rowan, junior, health promotion and fitness management

Joe Borden, Rowan, junior, health and physical education,

Rich Bruno, West Chester, junior, exercise science

Chris Bush, Penn, senior, accounting westwood

Dominic Caruso, Rowan, senior, health and physical education

Don Cherry, Villanova, sophomore, undeclared arts and sciences

John Christopher, Temple, sophomore, kinesiology

Rob Dvoracek, Temple, sophomore, secondary education

Trey Farmer, West Chester, senior, business management

Kyle Friend, Temple, sophomore, business management

Kevin Gulyas, Villanova, sophomore, undeclared business

Sebastian Jaskowski, Penn, senior, finance

Kyle Jones, Rowan, senior, health and physical education

Spencer Kulcsar, Penn, junior, finance

Colin Masterson, Widener, senior, history

Cameron McCurry, Villanova, sophomore, undeclared business

Mike Pacitti, Widener, senior, engineering

Jermaine Quattlebaum, Widener, senior, accounting

Anthony Robey, Temple, junior, criminal justice

Christian Sanchez, Cheyney, sophomore, graphic design

Stacey Sunnerville, Widener, sophomore, communication studies

Ty Taylor, Penn, senior, political science

Bill Vogel, Villanova, senior, physics

Men's soccer Player of the year

Swarthmore goalkeeper Peter Maxted, a two-time Inquirer academic all-area player of the year, was a recipient of the 2013 Centennial Conference scholar-athlete award. The senior was named to the all-Centennial first team with a 1.05 goals-against average, .739 save percentage, and three shutouts in 17 starts.

Men's Soccer Team

Mike Atallian, Neumann, junior, nursing

Joe Auleta, Rutgers-Camden, junior, biology (psychology)

Bobby Foster, Rutgers-Camden, senior, accounting (economics)

Robert Liberatore, Drexel, junior, mechanical engineering

Peter Maxted, Swarthmore, senior, economics

Nathan Page, Drexel, senior, general business

Marco Paparo, PSU-Abington, senior, business management

Michael Superdock, Swarthmore, junior, computer science

Ken Tribbett, Drexel, senior, sport management

Jakub Valdner, Widener, senior, sport management

Sam Yarosh, Haverford, sophomore, undeclared

Women's soccer Player of the year

Arcadia junior forward/midfielder Kim Canfield capped an outstanding season with a Capital One academic all-district first-team selection. She carries a 3.77 GPA. Canfield, a two-time first-team all-Commonwealth Conference selection, led the Knights in scoring for a second straight year with 14 goals and 11 assists. Canfield led the conference in assists and was second in points.

Women's Soccer Team

Lisa Abramski, Holy Family, sophomore, medical technology

Kathryn Barth, Penn, senior, health and societies

Meg Boyer, Haverford, senior, psychology

Kim Canfield, Arcadia, junior, biology

Melissa Chapman, Drexel, junior, civil engineering

Kelsey Haycook, La Salle, junior, nutrition

Shauni Kerkhoff, Temple, sophomore, university studies

Marykate McShane, Chestnut Hill, senior, human services/Spanish

Jourdan McVicker, La Salle, graduate student, MBA

Emma Sindelar, Swarthmore, junior, French/political science

Claire Walker, Penn, senior, urban studies

Men's cross-country Performer of the year

Haverford senior Christopher Stadler is a repeat winner as performer of the year. Stadler has been named to the Centennial Conference fall academic honor roll three times. In 2013, he helped the Fords claim an at-large bid for the NCAA Division III championships, where they finished 10th. Stadler finished 19th overall. He was named the Centennial runner of the year for the second straight season.

Men's Cross-Country Team

Avi Bregman, senior, Haverford, chemistry

Robert Fain, senior, Swarthmore, history/music

Chris Garrity, junior, Widener, finance

Eric Lacy, junior, Philadelphia U., graphic design communication.

Aaron Leskow, senior, St. Joseph's, pharmaceutical marketing

Sam McEntee, junior, Villanova, computer science

Christopher Stadler, junior, Haverford, sociology

Women's cross-country Performer of the year

Claudia Keep rebounded from a year lost to injury to become an all-regional selection by finishing eighth in the NCAA Division III Mideast Regionals for Bryn Mawr. She won four events, becoming just the second Bryn Mawr runner to win the Seven Sisters championship. Keep, a junior, is a two-time selection to the Centennial Conference academic honor roll and was a U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association all-academic selection in 2012.

Women's Cross-Country

Allison Eberly, Chestnut Hill, senior, chemistry/molecular biology

Taylor Falvey, Philadelphia U., junior, health sciences

Brianna Ligotski, Univ. of the Sciences, sophomore, physical therapy

Alyssas Litty, Philadelphia U., sophomore, health sciences

Claudia Keep, Bryn Mawr, junior, French

Kelley Riffenburgh, Haverford, junior, linguistics

Josey Rupert, Eastern, junior, exercise sciences

Emma Slattery, St. Joseph's, senior, biology

Field hockey Player of the year

Penn junior goalie Carly Sokach, a first-team all-Ivy League player, posted the the 13th-best save percentage in Division I. The Quakers won 13 games, one shy of the program record, and finished second in the league. Sokach made double-digit saves 10 times in 2013 and had five shutouts.

Field Hockey Team

Brynn Bissey, Haverford, senior, psychology

Kayla Bixler, Bryn Mawr, sophomore, undeclared

Kerry Anne Farrell, Cabrini, sophomore, marketing

Kristen Focht, Drexel, senior, health sciences

Jantien Gunter, Drexel, junior, sport management

Lauren Hibshman, Drexel, sophomore, biological sciences

Maria Karidas, Gwynedd-Mercy, senior, elementary education

Maggie Karmeris, Widener, junior, biology/physical therapy

Megan Keenan, Ursinus, sophomore, psychology

Ashley O'Donnell, Immaculata, junior, nursing

Meghan Plank, Drexel, junior, psychology

Carly Sokach, Penn, junior, biology/classical studies

Kelsey Zook, Delaware Valley, junior, livestock science

Women's volleyball Performer of the year

Katelin Kuklentz, an early- and special-education major at Neumann with a 3.77 GPA, is on her second academic all-area team. In 2013, the senior set the Neumann record for career kills, finishing with 1,657, and was named to the all-Colonial States Athletic Conference first team for a third time. Kuklentz is a three-time CSAC all-academic honoree.

Women's Volleyball Team

Sarah Ambach, Holy Family, senior, business management/marketing

Casey Grasso, Rowan, senior, health and physical education

Katelin Kuklentz, Neumann, senior, early and special education

Brittany Olson, Philadelphia U., senior, graphic design communication

Dani Shepherd, Penn, senior, communications

Veroniza Vizzard, Widener, senior, criminal justice

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