NEWTON, Mass. – Twenty members of the Lasell University field hockey team were honored by the National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) on Thursday for their outstanding work in the classroom as the organization announced the 2019 Zag Field Hockey/NFHCA Division III National Academic Squad.
This year, 1,943 student-athletes from 157 Division III institutions earned recognition on the 2019 Zag Field Hockey/NFHCA Division III National Academic Squad. The Division III National Academic Squad program honors student-athletes who have achieved a cumulative grade-point average of 3.3 or higher through the first semester of the 2019-2020 academic year.
Wesleyan University led all institutions with the most National Academic Squad selections, placing 25 student-athletes on the list. Johns Hopkins University and Williams College tied for the second-most honorees — each institution had 24 student-athletes recognized.
The full list of the National Academic Squad honorees is online at 2019 Zag Field Hockey/NFHCA Division III National Academic Squad.
Lasell's 2019 honorees appear below. Student-athletes who have received National Academic Squad recognition for four years have been marked with an asterisk.
|Emily Chapdelaine||Fr.||East Longmeadow, Mass./East Longmeadow|
|Izzy Contois*||Sr.||Conway, Mass. / Frontier Regional|
|Jackie Cordeiro||So.||Peabody, Mass. /Veterans Memorial|
|Sage Dodier||Fr.||Amesbury, Mass./Amesbury|
|Kaitlyn Duarte||So.||Fairhaven, Mass. /Fairhaven|
|Grace Duguay*||Sr.||Watertown, Mass. / Watertown|
|Rebecca Duke||Jr.||Ijamsville, Md./Urbana|
|Mindy Esposito*||Sr.||Sunderland, Mass. / Frontier Regional|
|Kaylie Gonya||Fr.||Uxbridge, Mass./Uxbridge|
|Megan Horrigan||Jr.||Wakefield, Mass. / Wakefield Memorial|
|Katie Johnson||Fr.||Auburn, Mass./Auburn|
|Kensie Lennon||Fr.||Jamestown, R.I./North Kingstown|
|Grace Marc-Aurele||So.||Leicester, Mass. /Leicester|
|Mya Maxim||Fr.||South China, Maine/Erskine Academy|
|Sydney Pignone||Jr.||Ipswich, Mass. / Ipswich|
|Liz Polimou||Jr.||Harvard, Mass. / Bromfield|
|Sofia Rodriguez||So.||Peabody, Mass. /Peabody Veterans|
|Sarah Rudker*||Sr.||Salem, Conn. / East Lyme|
|Chloe Shugrue||Sr.||Worcester, Mass./St. Peter Marian|
|Sam Taylor||Sr.||Hanover, Mass. / Hanover|
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