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Wednesday, March 14, 2012

More Awards!



Six Bobcats named to NESCAC Winter All-Sportsmanship Team


HADLEY, Mass. — Six Bates students were named to the 2012 NESCAC Winter All-Sportsmanship Team, announced Tuesday by the New England Small College Athletic Conference.

The All-Sportsmanship Team is comprised of one student athlete from each institution for each sport, and is selected by the players and coaches from their respective team for their positive contributions to sportsmanship.

Among Bates’ awardees is one student-athlete who also earned NESCAC All-Conference honors in her sport: senior Kara Leasure, the NESCAC 200-breaststroke champion, who will compete in the event at the NCAA Championships on March 24. Our men's team winner is Junior Captain and Diver, Travis Jones.

We've talked at great length as to what it means to demonstrate "good sportsmanship" and below are the bullet points the team considers when voting.  Further, the list below was created by Bates swimmers and divers, for Bates swimmers and divers.  Very cool stuff.

Sportsmanship is much more than just being respectful - it is demonstrated by those that are...
• Confident, AND humble.
• Supportive and knowledgeable.
• Respectful and dedicated.
• Act courageous with humility. 


Twenty Pool 'Cats named to NESCAC All-Academic Team!

The next award winners are our All-Academic NESCAC team members! Rules are you have to be varsity team member for a minimum of 2 seasons and have a 3.35 cumulative GPA. 

Life is all about doing more than one thing well... and the group below are distinguishing themselves both in the pool and the classroom. What an fantastic accomplishment (and our longest list yet! .... 20(!), up from 9 last year!)

Blaine Brown
Leah Burke
Mollie Corcoran
Emily Depew
Tara Dugan
Michael Hanley
Abigail Hanson
Jessica Howard
Daniel Huston
Cody Jenkins
Travis Jones
Nick Karlson
Carole Lupi
Amanda Moore
Gabrielle Sergi
Santina Snow
Richard Sullivan
Emily Tato
Emily White
Catherine Zingale

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