Hartford, Conn. - Eleven Trinity College spring athletes were named to the 2019 New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) All-Sportsmanship Team for their positive contributions to sportsmanship. Men's lacrosse senior Scott Morgan (East Grand Rapids, Mich.) and men's golf senior Jack Junge (Winnetka, Ill.) earned the accolade for the second time in their careers and were joined by baseball senior tri-captain Johnny Stamatis (Ridgefield, Conn.), softball senior tri-captain Nicole Towner (Erie, Colo.), women's lacrosse senior tri-captain Brooke Swan (Wellesley, Mass.), men's tennis senior co-captain Chris Caskin (Potomac, Md.), women's tennis senior tri-captain Katie DiRico (Key Largo, Fla.), men's track and field senior Myles Walsh (Winchester, Mass.), women's track and field sophomore Emma Sternberg (Minneapolis, Minn.), men's rowing senior Duuluu Naranbat (Ulaanbaatar City, Mongolia) and women's rowing senior Molly McGonigle (Atlanta, Ga.). Morgan, Junge and Stamatis were three of 20 athletes in the conference to earn both All-Sportsmanship honors as well as All-NESCAC honors.
The NESCAC 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. Of the 112 individuals honored this spring, 15 hold multiple All-Sportsmanship Team citations, while 20 were also named to All-NESCAC Teams in their respective sports.
The All-Sportsmanship Team was created by the NESCAC Student Advisory Committee on Athletics' (SAAC). The NESCAC SAAC serves as the liaison between the student-athletes of NESCAC member institutions and conference administrators. The committee provides a voice to represent the concerns of all student-athletes and to discuss issues impacting student-athlete welfare. The NESCAC SAAC represents all students who participate in intercollegiate athletics and promotes and celebrates student-athletes' achievements.