The five seniors on the University of Maine women’s soccer squad excelled on the pitch and in their classes; all have GPAs of 3.4 or higher and, in three of their four seasons, the Black Bears advanced to at least the America East semifinal round. Here are question-and-answer interviews with captain Lisa Bijman, captain Maggie Malone, Meaghan Bradica, Hallie Lipinski and Nikki Misener.
Lisa Bijman: Consistently excellent
Maggie Malone: Strength through leadership
Meaghan Bradica: Positive attitude and balanced perspective
Hallie Lipinski: A silent leader
Nikki Misener: Team comes first