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Alanna Lynch, a junior goalkeeper for the Smith College Pioneers and former Trumbull High School soccer player, has been recognized by the New England Men's and Women's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) as a student athlete for the second year in a row.

She has been named to the 2015 Women's Soccer Academic All Conference team and will also be honored in the spring by Smith College as a scholar athlete at its annual Sports Awards Banquet.

Honorees must have met the following criteria: earned a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5/4.0 scale or 4.35/5.0 scale after the 2015 spring semester, achieved second year academic status at her institution, and been a member of the varsity team for the entire season.