WILLIAMSTOWN, MA – Seniors Helene Hall (Irvington, N.Y.) and Emily Sundquist (Salt Lake City, Utah) have earned First Team District I Academic honors in a vote by the region's Sports information Directors.
Hall and Sundquist were named to the women's track &field/cross country team.
By earning First Team District I honors both Ephs will be placed on the Academic All-America ballot.
Hall, a track team captain, recently finished 6th at the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships in La Crosse, Wisconsin and was a four-year member of the Eph indoor and outdoor track & field teams. Hall won the NESCAC high jump title this spring, was second at the NCAA Indoor Championships, and she also finished second at the DIII New England Championships.
As a junior Hall was a seventh place finisher at the NCAA Championships after finishing fourth at the Indoor Championships, and she won the New England DIII New England champion. Further, Hall won the NESCAC championship and the DIII New England title and was the 2016 NESCAC Champion.
Hall double majored in Economics and Mathematics.
Sundquist, a cross country team captain, competed all three seasons at Williams: cross country, indoor and outdoor track & field. This spring she was ranked as high as 16th nationally in the steeplechase, finished fourth in the New England DIII 5K, and was 5th in the NESCAC steeplechase race. In her first year at Williams Hall finished fourth at the NESCAC Championships.
Sundquist has competed in boht the NCAA 5,000 and 10,000 in her career. She has also competed in the NCAA Cross Country Championships with her Eph team and as a sophomore she finished second in NESCAC in the 5K and the steeple. Her first year at Williams Sundquist was second in the NESCAC steeple.
Sundquist double majored in Biology and Mathematics.