WATERVILLE, Maine -- Mardi Haskell and Carl Reid combined for six All-American honors and Tuesday shared the spotlight as the winners of the Ellsworth "Bill" Millett Award at the 29th Annual Colby College Senior Awards Ceremony.
Haskell was a four-time All-American for Colby's women's alpine ski team at the NCAA Division I Championships. She was an All-East First Team selection all four years and was the Eastern Intercollegiate Ski Association (EISA) Rookie of the Year. Haskell had two All-American honors in the slalom and two in the giant slalom.
Women's Nordic skier Amy Bianco, men's hockey player Colin Reilly, men's Nordic skier and cross country runner Silas Eastman, volleyball player Karolina Serhan, men's alpine skier Michael Boardman, men's hockey player and golfer Geoff Sullivan, women's hockey player and softball player Katie McLaughllin, and athletic department worker and softball player Robin Spofford also were honored Tuesday.
Bianco is the only student-athlete to be honored twice. She was named as the Patty Valavanis Award winner at the Colby Student Awards Ceremony on May 3. The award is for academic and athletic excellence and personal leadership and sportsmanship.
Reilly earned the Richard L. Whitmore, Jr., Award for academic and athletic excellence. He ranked third in cumulative grade point average of all senior student-athletes. Reilly, an economics major, earned his team's Academic Achievement Award for the past three years.
Volleyball player Serhan was honored with The Pamela Hoyt-Sanborn Award for sportsmanship and leadership. Serhan was a three-year captain, ranks among the top 10 senior student-athletes in grade point average, and is active on campus. She finished with 730 kills for the volleyball squad.
McLaughin was honored with the Marjorie D. Bither Smith Awrad for academic and athletic ability, and leadership in athletics and on campus. She had 102 career hits for the softball team and finished with 27 goals and 34 assists for 61 points for women's hockey.
Maisel is a familiar face at Colby's athletic events, but also sits on committees for coach searches and is active in many other ways to benefit the athletic department. Maisel is the former director of the Goldfarb Center for Public Affairs and Civic Engagement (2003-2012). The Mule Impact Award is for faculty or staff person at the College for their engagement, leadership, and support of Colby athletics.