Forty-seven Bobcats named NESCAC Fall All-Academic

Bates senior Katie Barker added NESCAC All-Academic honors to her All-America and All-NESCAC plaudits from the fall 2018 athletic season on Nov. 28, 2018. (d3photography.com)

HADLEY, Mass. -- Forty-seven Bates College students from Bates' fall sports teams have received 2018 NESCAC Fall All-Academic honors, announced Wednesday by the New England Small College Athletic Conference.

To be honored, a student-athlete must have reached sophomore academic standing and be a varsity letter winner with a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.50 (raised from 3.40 a year ago). A transfer student must have completed one year of study at the institution.

Bates' list of honorees is headed by senior Katie Barker (Burlington, Vt.), who garnered All-America and All-NESCAC honors in women's cross country this season, in addition to the fifth NESCAC All-Academic honor of her career.

Two other student-athletes won All-Academic honors after also claiming All-NESCAC honors in their sport: women's cross country senior Ayden Eickhoff (Corvallis, Mont.) and field hockey senior Taylor Lough (Little Compton, R.I.).

Bates seniors who claimed NESCAC All-Academic honors for the third consecutive fall season include women's golf player Chelsea Anglin (Dayton, N.J.), Katie Barker, volleyball player Lauren Brough (Killingworth, Conn.), football player Connor DeSantis (Georgetown, Mass.), men's soccer player Morgan Dewdney (Meriden, N.H.), Ayden Eickhoff, football player Kyle Flaherty (Litchfield, Maine), men's cross country runner Mark Fusco (Cheshire, Conn.), men's soccer player Sam Huebschmann (Lynnfield, Mass.), football player Calvin Johnstone (Hopkinton, N.H.), Taylor Lough, men's soccer player Ben Lyons (San Rafael, Calif.), men's soccer player Aleks Marceau (Newton, Mass.), women's soccer player Cassidy McCarns (Branford, Conn.), women's cross country runner Wendy Memishian (Medway, Mass.), men's cross country runner Tyler Parke (Concord, Mass.), women's cross country runner Sarah Rothmann (Andover, Mass.), men's cross country runner Zeke Smith (London, England), and football player Walter Washington (Rockland, N.Y.).

NESCAC Fall 2018 All-Academic Team Release

Bates' complete list below:

Chelsea Anglin

Women's Golf

Sr.

Dayton, N.J.

Christopher Barker

Men's Cross Country

So.

Burlington, Vt.

Katherine Barker

Women's Cross Country

Sr.

Burlington, Vt.

Elizabeth Bennett

Women's Soccer

So.

London, England

Jeremy Bennett

Men's Cross Country

So.

Windham, Maine

Adena Bernot

Women's Soccer

Jr.

Old Westbury, N.Y.

Imani Boggan

Women's Cross Country

So.

Lafayette, Calif.

Lauren Brough

Volleyball

Sr.

Killingworth, Conn.

Alex Brovender

Men's Cross Country

So.

Boxford, Mass.

Eliot Chalfin-Smith

Men's Cross Country

So.

Gainesville, Fla.

Henry Colt

Men's Cross Country

Sr.

Whately, Mass.

Connor DeSantis

Football

Sr.

Georgetown, Mass.

Morgan Dewdney

Men's Soccer

Sr.

Meriden, N.H.

Ayden Eickhoff

Women's Cross Country

Sr.

Corvallis, Mont.

Eli Eshaghpour

Men's Soccer

So.

New York, N.Y.

Kyle Flaherty

Football

Sr.

Litchfield, Maine

Caroline Freeman

Women's Soccer

So.

Needham, Mass.

Mark Fusco

Men's Cross Country

Sr.

Cheshire, Conn.

Sam Huebschmann

Men's Soccer

Sr.

Lynnfield, Mass.

Calvin Johnstone

Football

Sr.

Hopkinton, N.H.

Alexa Jurgeleit

Field Hockey

Jr.

Barrington, R.I.

MacKenzie Kelly

Women's Soccer

Jr.

Dallas, Texas

Quinn Kiernat

Men's Soccer

So.

Minneapoolis, Minn.

Olivia LaMarche

Women's Cross Country

Jr.

Lynnfield, Mass.

Nicole Lane

Women's Soccer

So.

Washington, D.C.

Ruby Lightbourn

Volleyball

So.

Los Angeles, Calif.

Owen Lindenfeldar

Men's Soccer

Jr.

Pennington, N.J.

Taylor Lough

Field Hockey

Sr.

Little Compton, R.I.

Ben Lyons

Men's Soccer

Sr.

San Rafael, Calif.

Aleks Marceau

Men's Soccer

Sr.

Newton, Mass.

Cassidy McCarns

Women's Soccer

Sr.

Branford, Conn.

Shelbie McCormack

Field Hockey

Sr.

Tyngsborough, Mass.

Olivia McCulloch

Volleyball

So.

Sunderland, Mass.

Jack McLarnon

Men's Cross Country

Jr.

Northborough, Mass.

Wendy Memishian

Women's Cross Country

Sr.

Medway, Mass.

Jack O'Brien

Football

Jr.

West Roxbury, Mass.

Vanessa Paolella

Women's Cross Country

So.

Dingmans Ferry, Pa.

Julia Panepinto

Volleyball

Jr.

Buffalo, N.Y.

Tyler Parke

Men's Cross Country

Sr.

Concord, Mass.

Jared Reeber

Men's Soccer

Jr.

Mount Kisco, N.Y.

Ryan Rigione

Football

Jr.

New Canaan, Conn.

Sarath Rothmann

Women's Cross Country

Sr.

Andover, Mass.

Jason Seeger

Men's Soccer

So.

Belmont, Mass.

Madeleine Sirois

Women's Soccer

So.

Maplewood, N.J.

Ezekiel Smith

Men's Cross Country

Sr.

London, England

Walter Washington

Football

Sr.

Rockland, N.Y.

Patrick Whelan

Football

So.

Melrose, Mass.