NEWMAC Announces 2017-18 Winter Academic All-Conference Squads

Graphic promoting the 2017-18 NEWMAC Winter Academic All-Conference selections from the sports of Basketball and Swimming & Diving.

BOSTON, Mass. – The NEWMAC recently announced its 2017-18 Winter Academic All-Conference Teams and 12 student-athletes from Mount Holyoke College have been selected. Those chosen were recognized for their achievements in their respective sports, as well as in the classroom from basketball and swimming & diving.

Honorees must have met the following criteria: earned a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5/4.0 scale or 4.35/5.0 scale after the 2017 fall semester, achieved second year academic status at her institution, and been a member of the varsity team for the entire season.

The NEWMAC consists of 11 highly selective institutions committed to academic excellence: Babson College, Clark University, the United States Coast Guard Academy, Emerson College, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Mount Holyoke College, Smith College, Springfield College, Wellesley College, Wheaton College, and Worcester Polytechnic Institute.

2017-18 NEWMAC Academic All-Conference Teams
Katlyn Grover So. Bernardston, Mass./Stoneleigh Burnham School
Kathryn Rawson Sr. Old Town, Maine/Old Town
Swimming & Diving
Claire Beckett Sr. Haslett, Mich./Haslett
Delany Berry Jr. Collinsville, Conn./Canton
Natalie Burkett So. Framingham, Mass./Framingham
Bri Groves Jr. Reston, Va./South Lakes
Amy Lim Sr. San Francisco, Calif./Lowell
Samantha Nemivant So. Scottsdale, Ariz./Notre Dame Prep
Rachel Polfer Sr. Maitland, Fla./Lake Highland Prep School
Sarah Ratzlaff So. Salt Lake City, Utah/Cottonwood
Cailin Van Nevel Sr. Gaithersburg, Md./Poolesville
Jane Zhang So. Fresh Meadows, N.Y./Townsend Harris