Four Colonials named to 2011 Little East Conference All-Conference Team

from the desk of Jack Holleran - Director of Communications

NORTH DARTMOUTH, MA (Dec. 6) — The conference office announced the 2011 All-Little East Women's Swimming & Diving teams this afternoon. The all-conference teams were determined by order of finish at the championship meet, hosted this past weekend at UMass Dartmouth.

The Little East sponsored a 44-person All-Little East team. The top two finishers in each of the 12 swimming races, as well as the top two participants in the two diving events earned all-conference honors. The top two teams in each relay were also honored on the All-Little East squads.

Repesentatives from Western is Katherine Meerman (Danbury, CT) (Second Team - 200-yard Backstroke and First-Team 200-yard Medley Relay). Joining Meerman on the relay team are Nancy Xu (Southbury, CT), Danielle Leprine (New Fairfield, CT) and Beth Magin (Brookfield, CT).

Formed in 1986, the Little East serves as New England's premier athletic conference for public institutions in NCAA Division III. Featuring 19 championship sports, the Little East sponsors quality competition in every season for our student athletes. Our eight state colleges and universities dedicate themselves to an ongoing fulfillment of the Division III mission of passion, responsibility, sportsmanship, and citizenship.

2011 Little East Conference All-Conference selections