It was a championship-winning weekend for Williston’s field hockey program! While the girls varsity team was winning its first NEPSAC championship in school history, Bridget Instrum ’12 was leading the Middlebury Panthers to that team’s second ever NCAA Championship. Ms. Instrum was named the tournament’s Most Outstanding Player in the Division III National Championship game. Read more about the game.
Former Williston Northampton football player Danny Rowe ’12, a senior at the University of New Hampshire, was just named a semi-finalist for the William V. Campbell Trophy, which his former coach and Director of Athletics Mark Conroy describes as “the most prestigious college football scholar athlete award in the country.”
“It is a tremendous accomplishment,” notes Coach Conroy. ” It recognizes everything we believe in: strong leadership, citizenship, a strong academic record, (and outstanding football ability!)”
Mr. Rowe, who is one of only 23 FCS (1AA) players in the country on the list, added of the honor that he is “just continuing what I learned at Willy.”
For his play over the past season, Pat O’Kane ’08 of the Melbourne Mustangs was named team MVP. He was also named MVP of the Australian Ice Hockey League’s All Star game for his part in the 7-3 win. Mr. O’Kane has led the Mustangs in scoring each of the three years with the team—all while also completing his MBA, in International Business, from Monash University, Melbourne Australia. Find more stats on Elite Prospects.com.
Colby College’s Abby Hatch ’11 was named the New England Small College Athletic Conference Women’s Lacrosse Player of the Week on March 2 according to a press release from her school. Ms. Hatch, a midfielder and a captain for the Mules, had the tying and game-winning goals in an upset win over second-ranked Trinity College. Ms. Hatch had three goals, three assists, seven draw controls, and two groundballs in the 11-10 victory. Read more.