Westwood, MA --- WPI seniors Lou Doherty (Arlington, MA), Anna Matsco (Windham, NH), Spencer Vinson (Los Angeles, CA), and junior Emmett McCann (Seattle, WA) were named to their respective NEWMAC sportsmanship teams following the winter championship season.
Doherty and Vinson represented men's and women's basketball, respectively, while Matsco and McCann were the women's and men's swimming & diving selections.
What They Are Saying …
Women's Basketball head coach Cherise Galasso on Spencer Vinson – "Spencer exemplifies what it means to be a D3 student-athlete, she is a a true competitor and consummate teammate who always respected her opponents and the game itself, while representing our program and the WPI community with integrity and class."
Men's Basketball head coach Chris Bartley on Lou Doherty - "Lou Doherty embodies sportsmanship and the core values of the WPI men's basketball program. He plays the game exceptionally hard and does so with class and respect for opponents, officials and the game of basketball."
Women's Swimming & Diving head coach Paul Bennett on Anna Matsco and Emmett McCann – "I am very excited and happy to see that both Emmett and Anna have been recognized for their outstanding efforts as representatives of outstanding Sportsmanship. Both Emmett and Anna portray the qualities most important when considering sportsmanship; passion for their sport, a drive to see those around them improve and the ability to be gracious both in victory and defeat."
Now in its fourth 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.