In the team photo for the 2014 Connecticut College women’s soccer team, sisters Nicole Medina and Michelle Medina stand like bookends at the opposite edges of the group.
However, on and off the field, the two first-year students from Hartford are usually a lot closer. They are twins, but not identical.
The daughters of Orlando and Maria Medina, who emigrated from Cali, Colombia about 25 years ago, they are 19 and were born in Hartford. “Michelle’s older by nine minutes,” said Nicole.
This fall, Miche and Nikki, as they are known on New London campus, usually are in close proximity, at least mentally, on the soccer field and are key contributors to what is emerging as a historic season for the Connecticut College Camels.
The twins seem to always know what each other is thinking and will do during a game. They have what coach Norm Riker …