Pistel named to All-NESCAC squash team for fourth time

Contact: William Sodoma
Date: February 21, 2013

WATERVILLE, Maine --- Kate Pistel (Amherst, Mass.) made the All-New England Small College Athletic Conference Women's Squash All-Conference Team for the fourth year in a row after earning first team honors Thursday.

Pistel, one of Colby's all-time great athletes, made the first team for the third straight year after making the second team as a first-year. She already is a two-time All-American in women's lacrosse heading into her final season this spring and was a four-year player for the women's soccer team. Pistel has been a captain for all three teams during her playing career.
Pistel finished her squash career with a 66-34 record while playing the tough first position her final three years. She was 15-9 this past season for the Mules.

2012-13 NESCAC Women's Squash All-Conference Team
Player of the Year:Kanzy El Defrawy, Trinity; Rookie of the Year: Kanzy El Defrawy, Trinity; Coach of the Year: Wendy Bartlett, Trinity
First Team: Nessrine Ariffin, Bates, So.; Charlotte Dewey, Middlebury, So.; Kanzy El Defrawy, Trinity, Fy.; Mary Foster, Wesleyan, Jr.; Laura Henry, Williams, Sr.; Wee Nee Low, Trinity, Jr.; Catalina Pelaez, Trinity, Jr.; Cheri-Ann Parris, Bates, Sr.; Kate Pistel, Colby, Sr.; Alli Rubin, Williams, Sr.
Second Team:Natalie Babjukova, Trinity, So.; Rachel Barnes, Bowdoin, So.; Robyn Hodgson, Trinity, Sr.; Abby Jenkins, Middlebury, Jr.; Myriam Kelly, Bates, So.; Torey Lee, Bowdoin, So.; Chandler Lusardi, Amherst, Sr.; Ellie O'Neill, Williams, So.; Ashley Tidman, Trinity, So.; Anne Wymard, Middlebury, So.

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