Wilmington's Godzyk Earns Fall Academic Honors

Nick Godzyk, a sophomore Physical Education major at Keene State College, earned Little East Conference All-Academic honors.

Nick Godzyk had some memorable moments on the soccer field this fall. And the Wilmington High School graduate made the fall semester count in the classroom as well.

Godzyk, a Keene State College sophomore and member of the Owls men's soccer team, was recently named to the Little East Conference's Fall All-Academic Team.

In total, 43 Keene State student-athletes in six fall championship sponsored sports were named, according to a press release from the school.

Earlier this season, Godzyk scored his first career goal in a memorable fashion.

In a September tilt against Springfield College, Godzyk ripped a shot into the back of the net 2:54 into the second overtime, giving his team a thrilling 2-1 victory.

"We didn’t start out strong, but it was good to finish,” Godzyk said after the game.

According to the press release on the Keene State website, to earn a spot on the squad, a student-athlete must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.3 or higher through the 2012 spring semester and be at least a sophomore academically and athletically. The student-athlete must also be a full-time member of a varsity sport and be enrolled in its institution for a full academic year.

Godzyk is a Physical Education major at Keene State. He was also a student-athlete in Wilmington, where he was a key contributor to the Wildcats basketball team.

Dianne Autenzio November 15, 2012 at 10:10 PM


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