Connecticut College News
Student-athletes collect All-NESCAC and All-Academic accolades11/13/2009
Abby Hine ´11, a member of the 2009 All-New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) Field Hockey First Team
Five Connecticut College student-athletes have earned All-NESCAC honors this fall, and three more have been named to CoSIDA/ ESPN The Magazine District One All-Academic teams. Abby Hine ´11 was selected to the 2009 All-New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) Field Hockey First Team. Hine, a Dean´s List student majoring in Human Development, led the team in all three major offensive categories with nine goals, six assists and 24 points. Men´s Soccer´s Trevor Prophet ´11 was also selected First Team All-NESCAC, while teammate Oscar Brown ´12 was named to the 2009 All-NESCAC Men´s Soccer Second Team. Prophet, a forward who finished the season second in the NESCAC with eight goals, also earned first team honors last year. A Dean´s List student, Prophet is majoring in economics and international relations. Brown, also a Dean´s List student, had two goals, four assists and eight points for the Camels this fall. Also earning All-NESCAC honors are Volleyball teammates Amy Newman ´12 and Marissa DeMais ´11. Newman garnered first team honors in her inaugural appearance on the squad while DeMais was honored as a second team setter for the second consecutive year. Both were named to the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) All-Region Team as well. Newman has emerged as one of the most powerful outside hitters in the country, finishing second in the NESCAC with 4.7 kills per set. A Dean´s High Honors student, Newman, who is pursuing a degree in mathematics, also posted 10 or more kills and digs in a match nine times this fall. DeMais finished the season third in the NESCAC in assists, averaging 10.06 per set. She rallied the Camels in their 3-2 comeback victory against Wesleyan in the regular season finale Oct. 30 with a dominating 52 assists and 11 digs. A Dean´s List student and cellular and molecular biology major, DeMais is also making her second straight appearance on the CoSIDA/ ESPN The Magazine District One Volleyball All-Academic Second Team. Joining DeMais in earning CoSIDA/ ESPN The Magazine District One All-Academic honors are Men´s Soccer tri-captain Mickey Lenzi ´10 and Women´s Soccer´s Sharon Katz ´10. Lenzi, a Dean´s High Honors student pursuing a major in English and a minor in government, has been selected to the All-Academic First Team. Lenzi helped lead the Camels to a record of 8-6-1, the program´s best finish in more than a decade and anchored a stingy defense that posted six shutouts this season. Katz is making her second straight appearance on the CoSIDA/ ESPN The Magazine District One All-Academic team. A third team selection in 2008, Katz was named to the second team this year. Leading the Camel´s offense with 10 points, Katz scored three goals and finished seventh in the NESCAC with four assists. A Dean´s High Honors Student, Katz will graduate with a degree in economics and a minor in mathematics.