Westwood, MA --- Women's Rowing senior Eva Barinelli (Tewskbury, MA), Women's Track & Field senior Carley Dykstra (Andover, NJ), Baseball senior Doug Rives (Bethany, CT), Men's Track & Field junior Kevin O'Driscoll (Norwell, MA) and Softball sophomore Brittany Bolster (North Kingstown, RI) were named to their respective sport's NEWMAC All-Sportsmanship team following the spring season.
Now in its third year, the NEWMAC All-Sportsmanship team 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.
What They Are Saying …
Women's Rowing head coach Jason Steele on Eva Barinelli, "Eva represents the best of DIII athletics. An outstanding student-athlete, Eva holds herself to high standards and has helped foster a team culture that is focused on success through hard work and respect for teammates and competitors alike."
Women's Track & Field head coach Brian Chabot on Carley Dykstra, "While she's highly competitive, Carley is always supportive of not only her teammates but her fellow competitors. There's never a time she isn't helping boost her teammates to higher levels of success or congratulating her opponents on their own strong performances. She's a fantastic representative for WPI Track & Field."
Baseball head coach Mike Callahan on Doug Rives, "Doug is a true competitor who gives everything he has on a daily basis. Through his grit and hard work he has earned the respect of his teammates as well as opponents."
Men's Track & Field head coach Brian Chabot on Kevin O'Driscoll, "You'll always find Kevin encouraging his teammates every step of the way. Whether its greeting them as they step off the bus at every competition or helping promote their successes via social media. He is respectful of his fellow competitors and represents WPI Track & Field with great distinction."
Softball head coach Whitney Goldstein on Brittany Bolster, "Brittany exemplifies on and off the field what it means to lead with true sportsmanship - always respecting her opponents, teammates, and representing our WPI community with a first class effort. Brittany gives 100% effort to all she does with dignity and competitive class to represent our program in this category deservingly."