Bedford native recognized for achievements at Bates College

Allie Solms, a member of the field hockey team at Bates College, received New England Small College Athletic Conference All-Academic distinction for the fall 2015 season. To receive NESCAC All-Academic honors, a student-athlete must have reached sophomore academic standing and be a varsity letter with a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.35.

Solms, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Dana C. Solms of Bedford, N.H., is a 2014 graduate of the Holderness School.

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