BRIDGEPORT, Pa. -- Six members of the Connecticut College women's water polo team were recognized with selection to the 2017 New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) Spring All-Academic team.
A total of 1,026 student-athletes, including 57 Camels, were named to the team. To be honored, an individual must have reached sophomore 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 institution.
April Anderson (Jr., Mill Valley, Calif./Tamalpais), Shannon Cry (Jr., Monterey, Calif./Monterey), Brianna Harrity (Sr., Jeffersonville, Pa./Germantown Academy), Sarah Nappo (Jr., Portland, Maine/Cheverus), Sophia Soriano (Jr., Summerland, Calif./Cate School) and Sarah Sovia (Sr., Pottstown, Pa./The Hill School) were all recognized by the NESCAC for their athletic and academic success.
The award adds to the legacy of Anderson (2016, 2017), Cry (2016, 2017), Harrity (2015, 2016, 2017) and Sovia (2015, 2016, 2017) as the quartet are multi-time NESCAC Spring All-Academic Team selections.
Founded in 1971, the New England Small College Athletic Conference (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.