Six Bobcats named to NESCAC Winter All-Sportsmanship Team







HADLEY, Mass. -- Six Bates students were named to the 2011 NESCAC Winter All-Sportsmanship Team, announced Tuesday by the New England Small College Athletic Conference.

The All-Sportsmanship Team is comprised of one student athlete from each institution for each sport, and is selected by the players and coaches from their respective team for their positive contributions to sportsmanship. The student-athlete selected must be in good academic standing and a member of the team at the conclusion of the season in order to be eligible for selection.

One of Bates' awardees is making a breturn appearance from the 2010 Winter All-Sportsmanship Team: men's swimming and diving team captain Wansit Chatikavanij (Bangkok, Thailand).

Bates' representatives on the team are:

  • Men's Basketball: Nick Schmiemann, Sr.; Weymouth, Mass.
  • Women's Basketball: Christine McCall, Sr.; Lowell, Mass.
  • Men's Squash: Patrick Williams, Sr.; Boston, Mass.
  • Women's Squash: Rakey Drammeh, Fy.; New York, N.Y.
  • Men's Swimming and Diving: Wansit Chatikavanij, Sr.; Bangkok, Thailand
  • Women's Swimming and Diving: Charlotte Green, Sr.; New Canaan, Conn.

The All-Sportsmanship Team recognizes student-athletes from each varsity sport who have demonstrated outstanding dedication to sportsmanship. These student-athletes exhibit respect for themselves, teammates, coaches, opponents, and spectators. They display sportsmanship not only as a participant in their sport, but also as a spectator and in their everyday lives. Through their positive actions and example, these student athletes inspire others to adhere to the quality of sportsmanship that the NESCAC and the NCAA endorse.

View the NESCAC Winter 2011 All-Sportsmanship Team