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Eight Trinity Winter Athletes Selected for All-Sportsmanship Team

Eight Trinity Winter Athletes Selected for All-Sportsmanship Team

Hartford, Conn. – Eight members of the Trinity College winter athletics programs were selected to the 2019-20 NESCAC All-Sportsmanship Team, as announced by the league office for their dedication and contribution to sportsmanchip. Senior Alex Sinson (Elm Grove, Wisc.) of the women's ice hockey program was named to the All-Sportsmanship team for the second straight season, seeing counterpart and All-NESCAC First-Team recipient Tedy Loughborough (Wellesley, Mass.) receive recognition for the men's program. The basketball programs were represented by senior Emily Peters (North Attleboro, Mass.) and junior Donald Jorden, Jr. (Tampa, Fla.). Senior All-NESCAC team members and Kush Kumar (New Dehli, India) and Vanessa Raj (Penang, Malaysia) represented the men's and women's squash programs, while first-year Tyler Trocchi (Tucker, Ga.) and sophomore Zory Matlashewski (Anoka, Minn.) were the two youngest swimmers to make the team.

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 85 individuals honored this fall, 14 hold multiple All-Sportsmanship Team citations, while 11 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.