BOSTON, Mass. - Junior Amara Sesay has claimed the 2016 New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) All-Sportsmanship Team honor, released Tuesday by the league office.
New to the conference this year, the NEWMAC has established an All-Sportsmanship Team for the 2016-17 Academic Year. The award is intended to recognize one student-athlete from each team, in every sport that best demonstrates the ideals of the NEWMAC and its Code of Conduct, regardless of his/her overall performance or statistics for the season.
Sesay concluded the season with 10 goals, tied the team in assists with five while tallying 25 points. He was also named to the First Team All-Conference.
Wheaton ended the season 12-7-2 overall and 3-2-2 in conference play, advancing to the NEWMAC Championship round against Springfield College.
The New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference consists of 11 highly selective institutions committed to academic excellence: Babson College, Clark University, U.S Coast Guard Academy, Emerson College, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Mount Holyoke College, Smith College, Springfield College, Wellesley College, Wheaton College, and Worcester Polytechnic Institute.