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Eighty-one Colby athletes were named to the NESCAC Winter All-Academic Team, fourth among 11 colleges in the conference. The honor requires a GPA of 3.35 or above. ... In INDOOR TRACK Danielle Shepphard ’11 won the ECAC high jump championship and finished in a five-way tie for ninth at the NCAA championships in Ohio. Sprinter Dominique Kone ’13 ran the fastest time in the national meet in the men’s 55-meter dash, a heat-winning 6.34. But he pulled a hamstring and hopped over the finish line in the finals, settling for eighth but still an All-American. All-American Emma Linhard ’11 placed 16th in the 1,000-meter run at the New England Women’s Indoor Track Championships at Boston University. … WOMEN’S HOCKEY made it to the NESCAC quarterfinals before falling to sixth-ranked Amherst. Goalie Brianne Wheeler ’14 had 34 saves in the game. Stephanie Scarpato ’11 reached the 100-career-points mark in February against Williams. Colby lost nine games by just one goal. … In MEN’S SKIING Jim Ryan ’14 finished 16th in the slalom and Brian Morgan ’12 finished 16th in the giant slalom at the NCAA Div. I Skiing Championships in Stowe, Vt., in March. Colby finished 11th in the nation. … In NORDIC SKIING Wyatt Fereday ’11 placed 24th in the NCAA meet’s 20K classic mass start. Teammate Jake Barton ’13 was just two places behind. ... In MEN’S BASKETBALL forward Mike Russell ’11 became the fifth player in Colby history to tally more than 1,300 points and more than 900 rebounds. Russell was named to the All-NESCAC second team. … In WOMEN’S SWIMMING, Chelsea Heneghan ’11 was All-NESCAC after finishing third in the 200 freestyle at the conference championship at Williams. … In MEN’S SWIMMING Ryan Fischer ’12 was 12th and Mason Roberts ’12 was 17th in the 200 breaststroke at the NESCAC championships at Bowdoin. ... In SQUASH Harry Smith ’12 and Molly Parsons ’13 competed at the National Individual Squash Championships at Dartmouth.

 
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