NEW LONDON, Conn.--Connecticut College junior Kim Bolick of Hopkinton, Mass. has been named to the Capital One Academic All-District 2 First Team in Cross Country/Track & Field in Division III as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
Bolick has qualified for the NCAA Division III Indoor Track & Field Championship in each of the past two seasons.
At the 2013 Championship in Naperville, Ill., Bolick placed 13th in the mile with a time of 5:02.33.
Bolick will permanently have her named inked in the Connecticut College annals as the first women's track & field distance runner to run a sub five minute mile. She holds the school record with a time of 4:59.34.
This March at the NCAA Championship in Lincoln, Neb., Bolick joined forces with teammates Amanda Jacobsen (Stafford Springs, Conn.), Bella Franz (Water Mill, N.Y.) and Caroline Leonard (Hingham, Mass.) to finish in 10th place in the distance medley relay, running the anchor leg for the Camels.
Bolick has garnered All-Eastern College Athletic Conference honors in the mile during each of the past two seasons.
She has earned All-New England (D. 1, 2, 3) recognition in the 1000 meters and the distance medley relay.
Bolick has been feted as an All-New England Division III performer in the 10000 meters, the mile and the 4x800 meter relay.
Bolick holds or shares school records in four events: the 1000 meters (2:57.65), the mile (4:59.34), the 4x800 meter relay (9:27:07) and the distance medley relay (11:54.79). She ran the anchor leg on both of the record setting relays.
Bolick competes for the nationally recognized Camel sailing program in the fall and spring seasons as a starting crew.
She will be traveling to St. Mary's City, Md. to compete in the 79th Annual Intercollegiate Sailing Association/Gill National Dinghy Championship this week.
In the classroom as a biology major, Bolick has been honored by the United States Track & Field/Cross Country Coaches Association as a 2013 All-Academic performer.
Bolick has been named to the NESCAC All-Academic Team on four occasions.