NEW LONDON, Conn.--The Connecticut College Women's Soccer program is honored to have a former team captain Betsy Woods McNeil '97 inducted into the Connecticut College Athletic Hall of Fame on Saturday, April 30th, 2016. The mission of the Connecticut College Athletic Hall of Fame is to honor those who have brought distinction to themselves and Connecticut College through their achievement, commitment, sportsmanship, and leadership in athletics.
Betsy Woods McNeil '97 proved to be one of the most talented soccer players and gifted scorers to compete in a Camel uniform. Betsy was not only a central force in the midfield for the camels but also dominant on the scoreboard with 67 career points, scoring 24 goals and 19 assists.
Betsy and the Camels reached the semifinal round of the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Championship for three straight years from 1993-1995. In her freshman season on the pitch in 1993, Betsy and the Camels posted a 10-5-1 record. She garnered National Soccer Coaches Association of America All-America Honors as a third team selection in 1994, leading her team to a 9-6-1 mark. In her senior year, Betsy earned All-New England for the third straight year, helping the Camels post their third straight winning record at 8-6-2. Betsy's teams posted a record of 33-22-7 (.588) during her four years of play.
Betsy operates her own consulting business, B McNeil Consulting, a firm working to improve outcomes for underserved children, youth, families and communities by increasing opportunity and access to high quality education, health care, and safe and supportive physical and emotional environments in which to live, learn and play.