Foster Earns Second Academic All-AmericanBy Roger Crosley
Sports Information Director
Football offensive guard Corey Foster '95 has been named a first team GTE College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-America for the second consecutive year.
MIT football awards were recently named and three players shared Most Valuable Player honors. Offensive guards Corey Foster '95 and Nick Bollweg '95 were offensive co-MVPs. Bollweg was a two time Eastern Collegiate Football Conference first team all-star. Foster was a first team ECFC selection his sophomore season and a second team pick his junior and senior years.
The defensive MVP was linebacker Andy Carnell '95, who led the team in tackles. Rookies of the year were Troy Gayeski '97 on offense and Mike Butville '98 on defense. Gayeski is a tight end , while Butville plays strong safety.
The most improved player was defensive tackle Brad Gray '98. Named as captains for 1995 were Chris Brown '96, Kevin Ferrigno '96, Jose DeLeon '97, and Chris Yanney '97. Brown and DeLeon are running backs, while Yanney is a defensive tackle, and Ferrigno plays defensive end.
Men's Track and Field
The 1994 men's outdoor track and field team is the only collegiate men's track team in the country to earn the distinction of being named an All-Academic Team. The award is presented by the United States Track Coaches Association. The Engineers earned a cumulative grade point average of 3.37 on an adjusted 4.0 scale.
The women's sailing team finished the fall season ranked eighth nationally.