Golia Named All-Conference

Golia Named All-Conference


Hadley, Mass. -  Sophomore Becki Golia of the Amherst College women's track & field team was named to the 2016 All-NESCAC team, as announced by the league office Tuesday. 

The top-three finishers in each event during this past weekend's NESCAC Championship at Amherst College receive All-NESCAC recognition. The Purple & White placed tenth at the all-conference championship meet, recording 19 points.

Seeded third with a qualifying height of 1.59 meters, the North Brandford. Conn. native registered a collegiate best jump of 1.63 meters to claim third in the high jump and earn All-NESCAC honors for the second-consecutive season. Her previous career best came at the Beynon Invitational on January 23 where she jumped to a mark of 1.62m.

The Purple & White return to the track Saturday, May 7 for the two-day DIII New England Championships hosted by Springfield College.