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Roger Bel '10
Roger Bel ’10 carries the ball in the Mules’ season opener against Williams in September. The football team finished the season with a 4-4 record and a one-third share of the CBB title. Photo by Jeff Earickson
This fall Colby placed 34 on the NESCAC All-Academic Team, which requires student-athletes to have junior standing, a varsity letter, and a 3.35 or higher GPA. ... MEN’S SOCCER earned a National Soccer Coaches Association of America Team Academic Award for the ninth straight year. Only two other NESCAC teams received the honor, which requires a team GPA of 3.0. Celebrating 50 years of varsity status, the team made the NESCAC tourney for the first time since the conference organized playoffs. Their final record was 5-8-2 after a first-round loss to top-seed Wesleyan. ... For WOMEN’S SOCCER Su-Lin Del Guercio ’11 earned All-NESCAC honors for the second year and Hannah Holbrook ’10 made the ESPN Magazine Academic All-District 1 team. The team closed a 6-8-1 season with a NESCAC quarterfinal loss to number-two-in-the-nation Williams. ... Katrina Gravel ’10 earned All-America honors placing 35th and Cassi Knight ’10 just missed All-America at 38th at the national NCAA D-III CROSS COUNTRY Championships. The pair led the team to seventh out of 47 teams at the NCAA regional qualifier. For the men Mike Bienkowski ’10 was Colby’s top runner at the NCAA qualifier, and Luke Doherty Munro ’13 took 32nd among nearly 300 at the ECAC Division III championships. ... MEN’S CREW placed 26th and WOMEN’S CREW 27th in the collegiate eights at the Head of Charles Regatta. The men’s varsity eight was fourth and women seventh at the Quinsigamond Snake Regatta; men placed sixth and women eighth at the Textile River Regatta. ... Finishing with a 4-4 record including a victory over Bates but a loss to Bowdoin, FOOTBALL earned a three-way tie for the CBB championship, the first tie since 1995. Matt Fait ’10 made first-team offense and Brian Leighton ’10 and Chris Copeland ’10 made second-team All-NESCAC. ... The co-ed GOLF team started with team victories in both the Colby Invitational and the Colby Classic in Waterville. They improved to sixth in the NESCAC qualifier. Harry Smith ’12 was All-NESCAC. ... Meryl Poulin ’11 was All-NESCAC in FIELD HOCKEY for the second straight year. They ended the season with a 2-1 victory over Bates and a 6-8 overall record. ... WOMEN’S TENNIS scored a rare double victory in a doubleheader, with an 8-1 victory over Simmons and a 9-0 sweep of University of Southern Maine. The other team match-up of their fall season was a 6-3 loss to Wheaton.
 
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