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Eight Bobcats are NESCAC All-Sportsmanship picks

Eight Bobcats are NESCAC All-Sportsmanship picks








HADLEY, Mass. -- Eight Bates students were named to the 2012 NESCAC Fall 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.

Bates’ representatives on the team include four team captains, in men's cross country senior Eric Kimball (Manchester, Mass.), a repeat All-Sportsmanship selection, football senior Patrick George (Gloucester, Mass.), men's golf senior Corey Gingras (Eastford, Conn.) and women's soccer senior Sam Rose (Toronto, Ontario). The eight honorees are:

Men’s Cross Country: Eric Kimball, Sr.; Manchester, Mass.
Women’s Cross Country: Ellen Schneider, Sr.; Madison, Conn.
Field Hockey: Alie Philip, Sr.; Simsbury, Conn.
Football: Patrick George, Sr.; Gloucester, Mass.
Men's Golf: Corey Gingras, Sr.; Eastford, Conn.
Men’s Soccer: Griffin Wagner, Sr.; Longmeadow, Mass.
Women’s Soccer: Sam Rose, Sr.; Toronto, Ontario
Volleyball: Hannah Siegel, So.; Tokyo, Japan

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.

NESCAC Fall 2012 All-Sportsmanship Team