Eph Rowers Named All-NESCAC10:13AM / Friday, May 16, 2014
WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — The New England Small College Athletic Conference announced its 2014 Men's and Women's Rowing All-Conference Teams.
The 10-member squads are comprised of individuals from the eight league teams based on each team's finish at the NESCAC championships, which are held in conjunction with the ECAC National Invitational Rowing Championship.
The Williams men's rowing squad placed four individuals on the All-NESCAC First Team, with seniors Nicholas Evert (New York, N.Y.), Julian Fernandez (Emerson, N.J.), coxswain Andrew Marsh (Durham, N.C.), and Erick Quay (Seattle, Wash.) all receiving recognition. Seniors Peter Ellis (San Diego, CA) and Parker Finch (Concord, N.H,) and were Second Team honorees.
Eph head coach Peter Wells was named the NESCAC Coach of the Year for his team's consistency in recording success throughout the year, including capturing the program's sixth consecutive NESCAC title and seventh of the 11 contested. This marks the third time (2010 & 2011) Wells has been recognized by his coaching peers in the conference.
On the women's side, five members of Kate Maloney's Williams College women's crew team that finished second at the NESCAC Championship have earned all NESCAC honors with three being named to the First Team and two selected to the Second Team.
Senior Tala Abujbara (Doha, Qatar) and juniors Andrea Dunchus (Kinnelon, N.J.) and Piper Sallquist (Seattle, Wash.) represented Williams on the First Team. It was Sallquist's second All-NESCAC appearance, having been selected to the 2013 First Team.
Ephs named to the Second Team were senior coxswain Anna Hopkins and sophomore Anne Tewksbury.