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Spikers Garner Honors As Team Ends Season

By Roger Crosley
Director of sports information

Betsy Sailhamer '99 has been named an All-New England first volleyball team selection. Additionally, Sailhamer and teammate Jill Eich '99 have been named to the New England Women's 8 All-Conference team. The team lost to Wheaton College 13 in the first round of the National Collegiate Athletic Association Division III national championships held last Friday night at Wellesley College.

Water Polo

Water polo player Zac Lee '98 has been named to the College Water Polo Association second team. Lee is is the only player from a Division III institution to be named to either the first or second team.

Football

Six football players have been named to the GTE College Sports Information Directors of America Football Academic all-district team. Defensive tackle Brad Gray '98, defensive back Duane Stevens '98, defensive end Kevin Trexler '98, linebacker Mike Butville '98, and running back Troy Gayeski '98 are all repeat selections onto the all-district team. Kevin Clarno '99 was selected to the all-district team for the first time. All six players will now appear on the national GTE Academic All-America ballot.

Tennis

The mid-season collegiate men's tennis regional rankings have been released by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association. MIT appears prominently in the three categories. Eric Chen '00 and Jim Matysczak '99 are the second ranked doubles team in the east. Additionally, Chen is ranked eighth among singles players, with Matysczak ranked eleventh. As a team the Engineers are ranked fifth in the east and third in New England behind Williams College and Amherst College.