Seniors Honored at Scholar Athlete Reception

Seniors Honored at Scholar Athlete Reception

SOUTH HADLEY, Mass. – Prior to the annual athletics awards celebration last night, 24 Mount Holyoke seniors representing 10 teams were honored as part of the College's sixth annual Scholar Athlete Reception. The recognition event highlighted those student-athletes who have excelled both on the field and in the classroom. It was organized by the Mount Holyoke Student-Athlete Advisory Committee.

Honorees included seniors with cumulative grade point averages of 3.5 or higher who have participated on a varsity team for three or more years. They were able to celebrate their accomplishments with select faculty at the event.

2015 Scholar Athlete Honorees

Cross Country:
Dana Fry, Mathematics

Emily Bessette, Psychology
Caroline Calder, Economics
Claire Herlin, Mathematics
Madeline Shortt, Physics, Computer Science
Maura Zaldonis, Economics

Field Hockey:
Chrissy Boyles, Psychology, Education
Christine Ianni, Psychology, Italian
Laura Murphy, Biology, Spanish
Kayla Parker, History
Allison Slysz, Biology
Sarah Watkins, History, Geography

Hannah Falvey, International Relations

Hannah Arbach, Biochemistry
Katelyn Joyal, Neuroscience and Behavior)

Emily Quinlan, Politics
Hannah Yee, Psychology

Xianger Fei, Statistics
Samantha Rosado, Psychology, Spanish

Sarah Anischik, Economics

Track and Field:
Jean Ochterski, Gender Studies
Jenny Spicola, Dance, Spanish


Rebecca Bland, Geology
Stephany Yang, Economics, Politics

Photos courtesy of Mount Holyoke College Sports Information Department