HADLEY, Mass. – A total of 84 student-athletes have been named to the 2018 NESCAC Fall All-Sportsmanship Team. The team is composed of one student-athlete from each institution for each sport the conference sponsors. Honorees are selected by the players and coaches from their respective teams.
The NESCAC All-Sportsmanship Team recognizes student-athletes from each varsity sport who have demonstrated outstanding dedication to sportsmanship. These student-athletes exhibit respect for themselves, teammates, coaches, opponents, and spectators. They display sportsmanship, not only as a participant in their sport, but also as a spectator and in their everyday lives. Through their positive actions and example, these student-athletes inspire others to adhere to the quality of sportsmanship that the NESCAC and the NCAA endorse.
Of the 84 individuals honored this fall, six hold multiple All-Sportsmanship Team citations, while three were also named to All-NESCAC Teams in their respective sports.
Headlining the list of repeat All-Sportsmanship honorees is senior Tyler Hoadley (South Kent, Conn.), a defender for the Connecticut College men’s soccer team. Hoadley, who started every game for the Camels this season, was named to the All-Sportsmanship Team for the second time in his career after being honored in 2016. Joining Hoadley on the All-Sportsmanship squad for men’s soccer is senior Cam Clouse (Holliston, Mass.) of Colby, who earned All-NESCAC honors this fall after leading the Mules to their first-ever NESCAC title.
Trinity senior Hanna Engstrom (Hopkinton, Mass.) and Wesleyan senior Madeleine Lundberg (Newton, Mass.) both earned their second nod to the All-Sportsmanship squad for volleyball after each was tabbed in 2017. They are joined by Middlebury senior Sarah Staver (Manhattan Beach, Calif.), an All-NESCAC middle hitter who is an All-Sportsmanship honoree for the first time.
Senior Emily Pawlak (Cranbury, N.J.), a member of the Bowdoin women’s soccer team, earned All-Sportsmanship honors for the second time after being named to the All-Sportsmanship Team in 2017. She saw action in every game this season for the Polar Bears, helping her squad qualify for the NESCAC Tournament.
Trinity senior women’s golfer Sarah Vimini (Easton, Conn.) was named to the All-Sportsmanship Team for the second straight year. Vimini, a co-captain, led the Bantams throughout their inaugural varsity season by finishing as the team’s top scorer in each event.
Middlebury senior runner Miles Meijer (Mountain View, Calif.), was honored with a spot on the men’s cross country squad for the second time after receiving the award in 2017. He is joined by his brother, Amherst senior Tucker Meijer (Mountain View, Calif.), a 2018 All-NESCAC Second Team honoree, who was selected for the first time in his career.
The All-Sportsmanship Team was created by the NESCAC Student Advisory Committee on Athletics’ (SAAC). The NESCAC SAAC serves as the liaison between the student-athletes of NESCAC member institutions and conference administrators. The committee provides a voice to represent the concerns of all student-athletes and to discuss issues impacting student-athlete welfare. The NESCAC SAAC represents all students who participate in intercollegiate athletics and promotes and celebrates student-athletes’ achievements.