Seven Bates fall student-athletes named NESCAC All-Sportsmanship

Bates senior Abigail Ford is the Bates field hockey team's representative on the 2019 NESCAC Fall All-Sportsmanship, announced Nov. 21, 2019. (File photo by Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College) 

HADLEY, Mass. -- Seven Bates students have been named to the 2019 NESCAC Fall All-Sportsmanship Team, announced Thursday by the New England Small College Athletic Conference.

The All-Sportsmanship Team is comprised of one student athlete from each institution for each sport, and is selected by the players and coaches from their respective team for their positive contributions to sportsmanship. The student-athlete selected must be in good academic standing and a member of the team at the conclusion of the season in order to be eligible for selection. 

Bates' seven NESCAC Fall All-Sportsmanship honorees are:

Men's Cross Country: Alex Brovender, Jr.; Boxford, Mass.
Women's Cross Country: Anais Gonzalez, Sr.; Hanford, Calif.
Field Hockey: Abigail Ford, Sr.; Wells, Maine
Football: Peter Daley, Sr.; Wilmington, Mass.
Men's Soccer: James Peter, So.; York, Maine
Women's Soccer: Laura Jarry, Sr.; Calgary, Alberta
Volleyball: Olivia McCulloch, Jr.; Sunderland, Mass.

The All-Sportsmanship Team recognizes student-athletes from each varsity sport who have demonstrated outstanding dedication to sportsmanship. These student-athletes exhibit respect for themselves, teammates, coaches, opponents, and spectators. They display sportsmanship not only as a participant in their sport, but also as a spectator and in their everyday lives. Through their positive actions and example, these student athletes inspire others to adhere to the quality of sportsmanship that the NESCAC and the NCAA endorse.

NESCAC Fall All-Sportsmanship Teams Released