America East Conference

On The Fly: UHart's MacKinnon Top Scholar Athlete In America East

David MacKinnon, who recently graduated with a 3.87 GPA as an accounting major at the University of Hartford, was named the 2016-17 male scholar athlete of the year in the America East. MacKinnon was drafted by the Angels in the 32nd round in June. He is on a tear for the Orem Owlz of the Pioneer League, leading the league in batting (29 of 62, .468) in 17 games. ... UConn linebacker Vontae Diggs is a nominee for the 2017 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team. Players are nominated from all levels of college football. Diggs was nominated for various community service initiatives, from mentoring youth to reading to schools kids. There are thousands of college football...