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Emma Linhard ’11, second from right, All-America in women’s track and field.
Spring seasons at Colby produced five All-Americans and 30 members of NESCAC’s All-Academic team among other honors ... Emma Linhard ’11 went to the WOMEN'S TRACK AND FIELD nationals in the 1500 meters, ran a personal best, and finished eighth, for her fourth All-America honors. High jumper Danielle Sheppard ’11 tied for 11th at nationals. Katrina Gravel ’10, a three-sport captain as a senior, made ESPN Magazine’s Academic All-District I Track and Field/Cross Country team ... BASEBALL closed a 13-16 season splitting a doubleheader with Plymouth State two weeks after sweeping a doubleheader at Bowdoin. Devlin McConnell ’12 led in batting average (.455) and slugging percentage (.727), while Mike Mastrocola ’12 had the most hits (33), RBIs (29) and doubles (11) ... In SOFTBALL Alyssa Lepore ’11 raked in New England honors including ECAC DIII All-New England after leading the Mules in hits (42), RBIs (26), doubles (9), and walks (12). She led NESCAC in on-base percentage (.519) and was second for batting average (.462) ... In MEN’S TRACK AND FIELD Trent Wiseman ’13 took fourth in pole vault (14’ 8.75”) at the Open New England championships, and Mike Bienkowski ’10 was 13th in the 5000 meters (15:55.15) at the ECAC Outdoor championships ... WOMEN’S TENNIS turned in a winning season, 8-7 overall with a 3-5 mark in conference play, and MEN’S TENNIS finished 6-7 overall and 3-5 in the conference. Both teams defeated Wesleyan, Hamilton, and Connecticut College in NESCAC matches ... All-Americans in WOMEN'S LACROSSE were Amy Campbell ’10 and Carolyn Duke ’10 ... MEN'S LACROSSE All-Americans were Craig Bunker ’11 and Whit McCarthy ’10, while Ian Deveau ’13 was NESCAC rookie of the year. Colby reached the NESCAC quarterfinals, losing to Bowdoin in overtime. Earlier, the Mules had come from behind to defeat previously unbeaten Connecticut College.
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