Nov. 30, 2006
NEW HAVEN, Conn. -
The Ivy League announced the list of student-athletes selected for Academic All-Ivy honors in fall sports today. Ten Bulldogs received recognition, by being a starter or key reserve on a varsity team with a 3.0 or better cumulative grade point average. Alan Kimball (Olathe, Kan.) and Ed McCarthy (Fairfield, Conn.) of the football team, Jake Miller (San Rafael, Calif.) and James Stewart (Weston, Conn.) of the men's soccer team, David Napper (Cypress, Calif.) of the men's cross country team, Trista Choksi (Washington, D.C.) of the women's soccer team, Lindsay Collins (Virginia Beach, Va.) and Rachel Lentz (Short Hills, N.J.) of the field hockey team, Lindsay Donaldson (Lincoln, Mass.) of the women's cross country team and Anja Perlebach (Elkhorn, Neb.) of the volleyball team were the Elis chosen.
Kimball, a junior economics major, was a second-team All-Ivy kicker. He made 12 FG's, including the game-winner against Penn.
McCarthy, a senior history major, was a first-team All-Ivy offensive lineman. He is also a finalist for the Draddy Award, given to the top scholar-athlete in college football.
Miller, a senior economics major, was a second-team All-Ivy defenseman, for the second year in a row.
Napper, also a senior economics major, overcame injury to place among Yale's top five finishers at the Ivy League/Heptagonal Championships and at the NCAA Northeast Regional.
Stewart, also a senior economics major, was a first-team All-Ivy selection. He tied for the team lead with five goals.
Choksi, a senior history major, appeared in all 17 games for the Bulldogs and recorded a goal and two assists.
Collins, a senior molecular biophysics major, was a first-team All-Ivy and all-region selection. She tied for the team lead with two game-winning goals.
Donaldson, a junior sociology major, finished third at the NCAA Championships in a time of 20:42.7. She also won the Ivy League/Heptagonal Championships.
Lentz, a senior history of science/history of medicine major, was a two-time Ivy League Player of the Week (10/30 and 11/6) and tied for the League lead with nine goals.
Perlebach, also a senior history of science/history of medicine major, is Yale's all-time leader in digs (1,380). She was fourth in the League in 2006 with 354.
Report filed by Nicholas Thorne '08, Yale Sports Publicity