BOSTON – UMBC junior Matthew Kane (Sykesville, Md./Century) has been named to the 2017 America East Conference All-Academic squad, the conference announced today.
Kane, who is maintaining a 3.95 grade-point average in biological sciences, led UMBC across the line in the first two meets of the year (Mount St. Mary's, Navy) and scored in all six meets on the season. He finished eighth of 85 competitors at Mount St. Mary's Dual 5k's to open the season on September 1 and sliced over three minutes over his 2016 time at the Navy Invitational, placing 11th overall on Sept. 9.
Kane was UMBC's No. 3 finisher at America East Championships, placing 48th overall.
He was inducted into National College Athlete Honor Society (Chi Alpha Sigma) and earned America East Commissioner's Honor Roll status in the spring of 2017.