LEWISTON, Maine — Matthew Silverman of Lafayette, a member of the men's rowing team at Bates College, received New England Small College Athletic Conference All-Academic distinction for the spring 2014 season.
To receive NESCAC All-Academic honors, a student-athlete must have reached sophomore academic standing and be a varsity letter winner with a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.35.
Silverman is the son of Mr. William L. Silverman and Ms. Anna M. Silverman of Lafayette. He is a 2011 graduate of Pope John XXIII Regional High School. He is majoring in economics at Bates.
"We had a really gratifying spring season that saw so many competitive successes complemented with equally impressive achievements by our student-athletes," said Kevin McHugh, director of athletics at Bates. "The NESCAC spring All-Academic awards highlight those successes."