BRIDGEPORT, Pa. — Meiling Bottan (So., Lexington, Mass./Lexington), Kendall Foley (Jr., Sammamish, Wash./Eastlake), Sarah Franco (Jr., Weston, Conn./Weston), Lien Har (Sr., Orange, Conn./Hopkins School), Maria Sell (Sr., San Mateo, Calif./Aragon), Yiota Tsiali (So., Varvara, Greece/Anatolia College) and Gicel Zuniga (Jr., Norwalk, Conn./Norwalk) of the Connecticut College women’s water polo team are among 114 Camels’ student-athletes recognized on the 2023 New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) Spring All-Academic Team.
A total of over 1,600 student-athletes were recognized for their academic success. To be honored, an individual must have reached sophomore academic standing, and be in good standing in their sport with a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.50 or equivalent on a 4.0 scale. Transfers must have completed one year of study at an institution. Lists of All-Academic honorees are provided by the athletic departments at each institution. The cumulative GPA on record as of April 1, 2023 was used to determine eligibility for the honor.
Founded in 1971, the NESCAC consists of 11 liberal arts colleges and has consistently reflected its commitment to the values of athletics and academic achievement. The member colleges of the conference are Amherst College, Bates College, Bowdoin College, Colby College, Connecticut College, Hamilton College, Middlebury College, Trinity College, Tufts University, Wesleyan University and Williams College.