Joining classmates Bougie and Carter was fellow senior Kayla Kimball (Winthrop, Maine) who is earning the honor for the second straight season. Junior Rachel Trafton (Corinth, Maine/Central) and sophomore Ariel Kaplan (South Berwick, Maine/Marshwood) are also repeating as recipients.
Bougie and Carter are two of 95 student-athletes recognized by the NFHCA as four-year recipients for this season. The 2011 NFHCA Division III National Academic Squad includes 1,102 student-athletes representing 134 institutions. There are nearly 4000 NCAA Division III field hockey participants spread out over 151 member schools.
2011 Gladiator by SGI/NFHCA
Division III National Academic Squad
Bethany Bougie Sr. D Sanford, Maine/Sanford
Haley Carter Sr. M Saco, Maine/Thornton Academy
Ariel Kaplan So. F South Berwick, Maine/Marshwood
Kayla Kimball Sr. B Winthrop, Maine/Winthrop
Rachel Trafton Jr. F Corinth, Maine/Central