Student Athletic Advisory Committee - SAAC

The Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) was formed in the fall of 1993 for the purpose of recognizing the student-athlete in the fields of academics and athletics. Also, it aims to implement programs that will promote a positive image of intercollegiate athletics and the student-athlete. Most importantly, SAAC gives the student-athlete a voice in the administration of the Athletics Department.

The SAAC meets once a month to discuss issues pertinent to the student-athlete. The members of the committee are the liaisons between their team members and the administration. This committee is very important to the welfare and experience of the student-athlete.

2018-2019 SAAC Representatives

Zach Lutner
Cameron Mathes
JP Radvany

Gina D'Antonio
Kenoa Tio

Field Hockey
Erika Miller
Catie Ward

Joseph D'Antonio
Keeling Hunter
Brandon Hitner
Robert Rolle

Reb Banas

Men's Basketball
Dylan Painter
Phil Booth

Men's Lacrosse
Roberto LoCascio
Matt Webster

Men's Soccer
Richie Schlentz
Tommy Nealon

Men's Swimming
Michael Perra
Will Ritchie

Men's Tennis
Stefan Agustin Suarez
Tommy Mulfer

Men's Track & Field/Cross Country
Zach Swenson
Jack Judge
Richie Bush
Jacob Kelly

Caroline Jones
Cait Dickman

Emma Decker
Darcy Wolf

Water Polo
Katie French
Kate Murray

Women's Basketball
Kelly Jekot
Cameron Onken

Women's Lacrosse
Laura Persinski
Kelsey Mentzer

Women's Rowing
Eryn McCassey
Clare O'Brien
Cecilia Spesia

Women's Soccer
Connor Huggins
Claire Fell

Women's Swimming
Erin Keaveny
Micaela Grassi
Taylor Wilson

Women's Tennis
Lexi Denucci
Lindsey Evans

Women's Track & Field
Kaley White-Ciluffo
Danielle Burns
McKenna Keegan
Niki Cleary

For more information about SAAC please contact the Assistant Athletic Director for Student-Athlete Development, Allison Venella at

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