Zisman receives All-Academic honors at Bates College

Talia Zisman of Slingerlands, a member of the women's track and field team at Bates College, received New England Small College Athletic Conference All-Academic distinction for the spring 2014 season.

To receive NESCAC All-Academic honors, a student-athlete must have reached sophomore academic standing and be a varsity letter winner with a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.35.

Zisman is the daughter of Dr. Lawrence S. Zisman and Dr. Debra S. Blog of Slingerlands. She is a 2012 graduate of the Emma Willard School. She is majoring in biology at Bates.

"We had a really gratifying spring season that saw so many competitive successes complemented with equally impressive achievements by our student-athletes," said Kevin McHugh, director of athletics at Bates. "The NESCAC spring All-Academic awards highlight those successes."

Located in Lewiston, Maine, Bates is internationally recognized as a leading college of the liberal arts, attracting 2,000 students from across the U.S. and around the world. Since 1855, Bates has been dedicated to educating the whole person through creative and rigorous scholarship in a collaborative residential community.

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