NEAC SAAC Spotlight: Cailin Dunphy, Morrisville State College

NEAC SAAC Spotlight: Cailin Dunphy, Morrisville State College

GANSEVOORT, N.Y. – In honor of the fifth annual National NCAA Division III Week, which runs from April 4-10, the North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) will spotlight each of its three Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) Chair members throughout the week. 

Today’s NEAC SAAC Spotlight features Morrisville State College senior Cailin Dunphy (Putman Valley, N.Y.), who was selected as the NEAC SAAC Chair during the conference’s annual SAAC fall meeting this past November.  Below is a wide range of interesting facts about Cailin:

Name: Cailin Dunphy    

Institution: Morrisville State College

Class Year: 2016

Major / Minor: Bachelor’s in Business Administration, Associates in Accounting

Years involved w/ SAAC: 3

Current Sport(s) Involved in at College: Field Hockey & Women’s Lacrosse

Favorite Sports Team(s): New York Giants, New York Yankees

Favorite Athlete: Derek Jeter

Favorite Type of Music: All types

Favorite Music Band/Group/Artist: Carrie Underwood

Favorite Movie: Despicable Me

Favorite Actor/Actress: Don’t have one

Favorite Food: Hot wings

Favorite Holiday: Christmas Eve

I joined SAAC because…: I was roommates with girls who were previously involved in SAAC and they encouraged me to come join.

In five years, I will hopefully be…: a successful business woman.

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The North Eastern Athletic Conference has fourteen NCAA Division III member institutions which include: Bryn Athyn College, Cazenovia College, College of St. Elizabeth, Gallaudet University, Keuka College, Lancaster Bible College, Pennsylvania College of Technology, Pennsylvania State University - Abington, Pennsylvania State University - Berks, SUNY Cobleskill, SUNY Morrisville State College, SUNY Polytechnic Institute, Wells College, and Wilson College.  Associate members are: Cedar Crest College (W Swimming), D’Youville College (M Volleyball), Hilbert College (M Lacrosse & M Volleyball), Medaille College (M&W Lacrosse & M Volleyball), Penn State Altoona (M Volleyball) and Rutgers University - Camden (M Golf).  The North Eastern Athletic Conference has partnered with the North Atlantic Conference in the sports of field hockey and men’s and women’s tennis.