Brancato honored by Empire 8

UTICA – Mayfield graduate Cassie Brancato, a senior on the Utica College women’s volleyball team, recently was honored by the Empire 8 Conference.

Brancato was named to the Empire 8 Conference President’s List honors for the 2014 spring semester.

Utica College had 68 student-athletes, representing 20 sports, named to the list. The college also had six teams that earned spots on the Empire 8 Spring Academic Teams list, compiling a GPA of 3.2 or higher.

President’s List recipients must earn a 3.75 grade-point average or higher and have participated in athletics at one of the conference’s eight member institutions. In addition, the student-athlete must display positive contact on and off campus and be enrolled full-time at the member institution.