Ashley Wentworth, Bates College


Ashley Wentworth graduated summa cum laude from Bates College in 2006, with a B.A. degree in sociology. She earned the Milton L. Lindholm Scholar-Athlete Award, awarded to the senior male and female athlete with the highest academic average, as well as the Drake R. Bradley Award for excellence in undergraduate research.

She excelled on the track as well. The middle-distance runner from North Andover, Mass., owns four school records, all established in her senior year, in the indoor 800 meters (2:15.22), the indoor 600 meters (1:38.38), the indoor 4x400 relay (4:00.19) and the outdoor 4x400 relay (4:00.50). Wentworth qualified provisionally to compete at the 2006 NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships in the 800.

Wentworth now attends medical school at the University at Buffalo.