2012-13 KEENE STATE ATHLETIC HIGHLIGHTS AND HONORS

  • Top New England Division III public institution in the Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup standings  - five consecutive years

 

  • 11 athletes represented in six NCAA Championships; (women’s cross country (1), men’s swimming (7), men’s and women’s indoor and outdoor track (3)  

 

  • Four ECAC New England Tournament teams (women’s soccer, women’s volleyball, field hockey and softball) 

 

  • Captured LEC’s Commissioner’s Cup – 13th consecutive year

 

  • Captured LEC President’s Cup (Academics) - second straight year

 

  • Four Little East Conference tournament champions (women’s cross country- 13th consecutive title, men’s cross country, women’s swimming – seventh straight crown).

 

  • One LEC regular season champion (men’s lacrosse)

 

  • One National Champion: Janel Haggerty (indoor track-pentathlon)

 

  • 10 All-Americas in four sports:  Drew Ledwith (men’s swimming), Shahar Resman (men’s swimming), Jared Hyde (men’s swimming), Cole Hogg (men’s swimming), Austin Harris (men’s swimming), James Black (men’s swimming), Greg Youngstrom (men’s swimming), Janel Haggerty (women’s indoor track), Maggie Fitter (women’s indoor track) and Ryan Widzgowski (men’s indoor and outdoor track)  

 

  • One National Academic All-America: Austin Harris (swimming, men’s at-large)

 

  • Four District Academic All-America; Brian Swindell (men’s soccer), Hayley Kenyon (women’s soccer), Austin Harris (men’s at-large), Whitney Cyr (women’s track)

 

  • 100 LEC All-Academic team student athletes

 

  • 11 players named to the 2012 Gladiator by SGI /National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) Collegiate National Academic Squad

 

  • 55 All-New England/All-Region athletes

 

  • 100 All-Little East athletes

 

  • Nine LEC players/rookies of the year honors:  Men’s Cross Country:  Ryan Brady (rookie runner of the year); Women’s Swimming: Diana Pimer (swimmer of the year),  Alison Bartlett (rookie swimmer of the year);  Kelly Gilmore (rookie diver of the year); Women’s Indoor Track: Janel Haggerty (field athlete of the year), Men’s Indoor and outdoor track: Ryan Widzgowski (runner of the year); Men’s Lacrosse:  Ian Hart (offensive player of the year), Tyler McKelvie (rookie of the year; Softball:  Mariah Crisp (pitcher and rookie of the year);

 

  • One LEC coach of the year honor:  Mark Theriault (men’s lacrosse)