Three Athletes Named Academic All-DistrictBy Roger Crosley
Director of Sports Information
Three fall sport athletes have been named to the GTE College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-District First Team. Football wide receiver Roddy Tranum '93 and linebacker Matt Robinson '94 were named to the squad, while volleyball player Colleen Johnson '93 was named to the volleyball All-District team. Tranum led the balloting for the football squad. The team was selected by sports information directors from institutions located throughout the New England States, New York, and the five eastern Canadian provinces.
The wrestling team recently kicked off its season by having two third-place finishers in the Hawk Wrestling Tournament, held at Roger Williams College. Rafi Levin '94 placed third in the 177 lbs. weight class, losing to the eventual champion from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy. At126 lbs., Drew Rideout '95 also gained a third-place finish. Over 20 wrestlers competed in each weight class.
The men's ice hockey team has completed the pre-Thanksgiving portion of its schedule with a perfect 5-0 record, including a 5-4 victory over Worcester Polytechnic Institute in which the Beavers had a depleted squad of only nine players. The five wins mark the best start in the history of the program.
Five field hockey players recently participated in the Northeast District Field Hockey Tournament, held in New Canaan, Conn. Ann Torres '96, Surekha Vajjhala '96, Pattie Hahn '96, Meera Saini '95, and Cathy Mangione '95 competed on the All-College teams.