Sports Shorts


Highlights from the winter season.


EMMA LINHARD ’11 of the INDOOR TRACK team earned All-America honors with a sixth-place finish in the mile run at the NCAA Div. III championships in Indiana March 14. Her time was 5:00:44. ... KELSEY POTDEVIN ’09 set a new Colby record in the preliminary heat and earned All-America honors in the 100-yard backstroke for WOMEN’S SWIMMING, finishing eighth at the NCAA nationals in Minnesota March 20. The team had one from each class—POTDEVIN, DANIELLE CARLSON ’10, CHELSEA HENEGHAN ’11, and MANDY FERGUSON ’12—named All- NESCAC. ... WOMEN’S and MEN’S SQUASH sent sister and brother SAMANTHA ’10 and HARRY SMITH ’12 to the national individual championships after the teams finished 23rd and 19th in the nation respectively. ... WOMEN’S ICE HOCKEY won a NESCAC tourney quarterfinal against Bowdoin Feb. 28. Leading scorer BECKY JULIAN ’09 was second-team all-NESCAC for a second year. ... MEN’S SWIMMING standout SAM WAMPLER ’09 was All-NESCAC, setting school records at the NESCAC meet in three individual events and as part of two medley teams. ... WOMEN’S BASKETBALL made it to the NESCAC quarterfinal round but fell to Amherst to finish the season with a 13-12 record. RACHEL MACK ’12 was named Maine Women’s Basketball Coaches Association rookie of the year. ... MEN’S ICE HOCKEY (6-15-3) beat Bowdoin with senior DEAN FEOLE in net Jan. 27 and closed the season with a 6-1 win over St. Michael’s. The team graduated just four seniors. MICHAEL BELLIVEAU ’10 and BILL CRINNION ’11 were the top scorers. ... MEN’S BASKETBALL finished 17-8. ADAM CHOICE ’10 was first-team All-NESCAC, ARTIE CUTRONE ’09 was second-team. Co-captains Cutrone and MAC SIMPSON were among four graduating seniors.

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