Football player Troisi named to Academic District 1 Team

WATERVILLE, Maine -- Colby College junior offensive lineman Brandon Troisi (Lynnfield, Mass.) was one of seven New England Small College Athletic Conference players named to the 2017 Academic All-District 1 Football Team.
 
Troisi played left guard and right guard for the Mules this season. He was part of an offensive line that helped Jake Schwern finish second in the NESCAC among running backs in yards per game (71.3). Troisi also was starting when Schwern rushed for a school-record 262 yards on 30 carries in Colby's 31-20 win over Bowdoin College.
 
Troisi, at 6-foot-1 and 255 pounds, majors in computer science and has a minor in physics. He is a Colby Presidential Scholar and a two-time NESCAC Fall Academic Team selection. 
 
The All-District 1 Team is comprised of schools from Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Vermont. The College Sports Information Directors Association selects the teams.
 
2017 Academic All-District 1 Football Team
(Note: District 1 includes schools in Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont)
QB: Udgam Goyal, MIT, junior
RB: Jordan Wilcox, Springfield, senior
WR: Eddy Garcia-Montes, MIT, junior
WR: Sean Kent, MIT, junior
OL: Brandon Troisi, Colby, junior
OL: Nick Day, WPI, junior
OL: Christopher Hayden, Springfield, senior
OL: Luis Rivera, Husson, senior
OL: Andrew Rogan, Middlebury, junior
K: John Rak, Amherst, junior
ST: John Hamme, Castleton, junior
DL: Nick Giorgio, Springfield, junior
DL: John Jackson, Middlebury, senior
DL: Dereck Pacheco, WPI, senior
DL: Austin Thomas, Williams, junior
LB: Sam Cantrell, MIT, sophomore
LB: Matt Nicolai, MIT, senior
LB: Dom Traversa, Springfield, senior
DB: Kevin Hopsicker, Middlebury, senior
DB: Mitch Maisel, MIT, junior
DB: Brett Phillips, Tufts, senior
DB: Mitch Turley, MIT, senior