Two members of the Middlebury College men’s soccer team earned All-Region honors when the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) announced its all-region teams. Senior defender Graham Knisley (Wakefield, R.I.) and first-year player Adam Glaser (Washington, D.C.) both earned second-team honors.
Three members of the Middlebury College football team were honored when nationally-acclaimed D3football.com announced its four all-region teams. Senior quarterback McCallum Foote (Newton, Mass.) and senior offensive lineman Jack Allard (Natick, Mass.) were named to the first team, while senior tight end William Sadik-Khan (Chappaqua, N.Y.) was a third-team honoree. The threesome helped lead the team to a 7-1 mark in ’13, earning a share of the NESCAC Championship.
Middlebury College football quarterback McCallum Foote (Newton, Mass.) has been named one of four finalist for the 2013 Gagliardi Trophy given to the most outstanding football player in NCAA Division III by Jostens and the J-Club of Saint John's University of Minnesota. The Gagliardi Trophy, given annually since 1993, recognizes excellence in athletics, academics and community service.
Middlebury College alpine skier and team captain Hig Roberts (Steamboat Springs, Colo.) has been chosen to compete for the U.S. Alpine Ski Team in the World University Games in Trentino, Italy. Roberts, who is one of six members of the U.S. National University Team, is scheduled to compete in the slalom, giant slalom and Super G events in the Val di Fassa on December 15th, 17th and 19th.
Former Panther football coach Mickey Heinecken will receive the George C. Carens Award for contributions to the game of football from the New England Football Writers. The All-New England team and several others will be honored at the annual banquet on Thursday, December 12, at the Montvale Plaza, in Stoneham, Mass.