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MIT Athletes Honored

By Roger Crosley


Four MIT student-athletes have been named to the Verizon Academic All-District teams as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America in their respective sports.

Fencer Caroline M. Purcell ’02 was named to the District I college Division At-Large team. This is the third consecutive year Purcell has been selected to the squad.

In Cross Country/Track and Field, Princess Imoukhuede ’02 was selected for the second consecutive year to the women’s team. Daniel R. Feldman ’02 and Sean P. Nolan ’03 were chosen on the men’s side. Each of the four honorees will now appear on the national Verizon Academic All-America ballot.

Two make All-American

Two members of the MIT Men’s Track and Field team returned from the recent National Collegiate Athletic Association Division III Championships with All-America honors. Craig D. Mielcarz ’03 finished fifth in the high jump, clearing a height of 6'7''. In the hammer throw, Christopher J. Khan ’04 threw 176' to finish in eighth place.