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.

2017-2018 SAAC Representatives

Zach Lutner
JP Radvany

Gina D'Antonio
Tio Kenoa
Katherine Spenzos

Field Hockey
Erika Miller
Catie Ward

Ricky Young
John Hinchen
Keeling Hunter
Brandon Hitner
Robert Rolle

Will Byrne
Reb Banas

Men's Basketball
Dylan Painter
Phil Booth

Men's Lacrosse
Roberto LoCascio
Matt Webster

Men's Soccer
Chris Bared
Lucas Hodges

Men's Swimming
Logan Zeigler
Will Ritchie

Men's Tennis
Stefan Agustin Suarez
Will Elmore

Men's Track & Field/Cross Country
Zach Swenson
Jack Judge
James Deutmeyer
Chris Morris

Dana Morris
Brittany Husk

Emma Decker
Darcy Wolf

Water Polo
Katie French
Katy Gauvin

Women's Basketball
Megan Quinn
Cameron Onken

Women's Lacrosse
Laura Persinski
Julia Michaels

Women's Rowing
Eryn McCassey
Clare O'Brien
Briggs Morz

Women's Soccer
Emily Kuefler
Alizah Johns-Boehme

Women's Swimming
Erin Keaveny
Heather Farley
Taylor Wilson

Women's Tennis
Paulina Bajet
Lindsey Evans

Women's Track & Field
Siofra Cleirigh-Buttner
Danielle Burns
Bridget Owen
Niki Cleary

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

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