Here's a look at how area athletes fared at the college level this past year.
Karissa Roman, Missouri University
The Wethersfield graduate completed her redshirt junior season for the Missouri Tigers track and field team this spring.
The business administration major earned first place at three meets during the 2018 outdoor season.
The high jumper won gold at the Ole Miss Classic with a personal record of 1.75m. She also took first in the John McDonnell Invitational and the Tom Botts Invitational.
Roman placed 8th at the 2018 SEC Outdoor Championships, which was held in Knoxville. She finished 21st in the NCAA West Preliminary Championships, which were held in Sacramento.
Trevor Lay, Trevecca Nazarene University
The Wethersfield graduate concluded a strong collegiate golf career this spring for the Trojans.
Lay competed in nine tournaments and recorded the 8th best average score in school history with a 74.88. He knocked more than half a stroke off his average from his junior season (75.44).
Lay was named to the Great Midwest Athletic All-Conference team and recorded three top-10 finishes during the season, including a tie for second place at the Dan Salisbury Mem. Collegiate with a two-day total of 147.
Micam Smith, Monmouth College
Smith, an Annawan graduate, was a finalist for the Cliff Harris Award, which is awarded to the nation’s top defensive player from NCAA Division II, III and NAIA schools.
The defensive back was named to the AFCA all-second team and to the D3football.com second team.
In what was his final season of eligibility, Smith played in all 11 games and tied for the team lead with four interceptions.
He was second on the team in solo tackles (35), fifth in total tackles (43) and tied for second in pass breakups (4).
Smith also forced a fumble, blocked a kick and scored on a punt return touchdown for the conference-champion Scots.
Sarah Hansen, William Penn University
In her senior campaign, Hansen tossed in 15 points per game, which was second on the team for a 23-9 ball club.
The Wethersfield graduate played in 30 games, starting all 30 of them. She was tops on the team in three-point field goals made (90) and in free throw percentage (.806). The guard was also third on the team in three-point percentage at 39 percent.
Hansen scored in double figures 23 times and piled in a season-high 33 against Missouri Valley Jan. 24. She also reached the 30-point plateau on 10 for 13 shooting from the field and 8 for 9 from three-point land March 1 against Clarke.
Editors note: This is part of a series of college athlete check-ins. If you know of any area graduates playing college sports, send an email to sports editor Matt Carlson at email@example.com