Williams, Bates & Trinity Headline Honorees
HADLEY, Mass. – The New England Small College Athletic Conference announced today the 2013 edition of the Men's and Women's Rowing All-Conference Teams. The 10-member squads are comprised of individuals from the eight league teams based on each team's finish at the NESCAC championships, which are held in conjunction with the ECAC National Invitational Rowing Championship.
The Williams men's rowing squad placed four individuals on the All-NESCAC First Team, with juniors Julian Fernandez, Parker Finch, coxswain W. Andrew Marsh, and Erick Quay all receiving recognition. Trinity placed three individuals on the First Team, with junior Robert Black and seniors Martin Schardt and Peter Zendt collecting honors. A trio of seniors rounded out the First Team, as Peter Haley and Matthew Johns of Bates and Trevor Michaelson of Wesleyan were recognized. Haley earned his third All-NESCAC honor, as he was on the 2012 Second Team and 2011 First Team.
Trinity head coach Kevin MacDermott was chosen by his peers as the 2013 NESCAC Men's Rowing Coach of the Year. It is the first honor for MacDermott, who spent three years as an assistant to longtime head coach Lawrence Gluckman before taking over the program for the 2010 season.
On the women's side, Trinity senior Robin Neschke made her third All-NESCAC First Team appearance, also being named to the 2010 and 2012 teams. Teammate Claire Barkin also represented the Bantams. Seniors Dana Golden, Annie Haley, junior coxswain Anna Hopkins, and sophomore Haley Sallquist represented NESCAC Champion Williams. It was Haley's second All-NESCAC appearance, having been selected to the 2012 Second Team. Bates landed a pair of sophomores and one junior on the First Team with Elizabeth Sangree, Mallory Ward, and Hope King picking up their first All-NESCAC honor. Wesleyan senior Robin Cotter rounded out the 2013 First Team.
Williams head coach Kate Maloney was chosen by her peers as the 2013 NESCAC Women's Rowing Coach of the Year. Maloney led Williams to the 2012 NCAA Division III Rowing title in her first year at the helm and will guide the Ephs as they pursue their eighth straight national championship May 31-June 1 at Eagle Creek Park in Indianapolis, Ind. Bates and Trinity will also be in pursuit of a national title, having earned at-large bids.
Men's All Conference Teams
Women's All Conference Teams