The New England Small College Athletic
Conference (NESCAC) announced its 2006-07 Winter All-Academic selections.
Twenty-seven Wesleyan student-athletes received the honor.
To be honored, a student-athlete must have reached junior academic standing
and be a varsity letter-winner with a cumulative grade point average of at
least 3.35. A transfer student must have completed one year of study at the
"At Wesleyan, athletics is
to be an integral part of the overall educational enterprise," says Wesleyan
Director of Athletics John Biddiscombe. "The All Academic NESCAC
scholar-athletes are an outstanding example of how well athletics integrates
with the academic program."
Ellen Davis ’07 was named a “notable member” of the Winter All-Academic
team. Davis, a member of the Cardinal Indoor Track and Field Team, won the
individual title in the 5,000-meter event at the 2007 NCAA National Indoor
Track and Field Championships on March 10 in Terre Haute, Ind. Davis, who is
majoring in women’s studies, was named to the Winter All-Academic Team last
year and has also earned All-Academic recognition in the fall of 2006 for
Cross Country and spring of 2006 for Outdoor Track and Field.
Other Wesleyan athletes and their sports include: Alex Battaglino ’07,
indoor track and field; Lila Bolke ‘07, women’s ice hockey; J.Z. Golden ’08,
men’s squash (pictured at right); Nicole Gray ’08, women’s squash; Ryan Hendrickson ’07, men’s
ice hockey; Jessica Houghton ’08, swimming and diving; Caroline Janin ’08,
women’s squash; Eliza Jones ’07, swimming and diving; Owen Kiely GRAD,
indoor track and field; Megan Kretz ’07, indoor track and field; and Anwell
Lanfranco ’08, indoor track and field.
Also Chris Lau ’07, indoor track and field; Nikki Maletta
basketball; Andrew Marvin-Smith ’08, wrestling; Sarah Milburn ’07, women’s
basketball; Susie Morrison ’07, swimming and diving (pictured at left); Stephanie O'Brien ’08,
indoor track and field; Dave Scardella ’07, men’s ice hockey; Kara Schnoes
’07, indoor track and field; Jimmy Shepherd ’07, men’s basketball; Alex
Shklyarevsky ’08, men’s ice hockey; Jeff Stein ’08, swimming and diving;
Jeremy Stuart ’08, wrestling; Seline Tirtajana ’08, women’s squash; Sean
Watson ’08, indoor track and field; and Jaime Wendel ’07, women’s ice