Brewster and McCarthy Earn Patriot League Academic Honors

Holy Cross Athletics   05-10-2018

WORCESTER, Mass. - Junior softball outfielder Jackie Brewster was named the Patriot League Scholar Athlete of the Year, and senior third baseman Mandy McCarthy was selected to the Academic All-Patriot League team, as announced by the league office on May 9. This is the first time in program history a softball player was selected for the Scholar Athlete of the Year.

Student-athetes must have a 3.20 cumulative grade point average and also must have played in 50 percent of the team's games to be eligible for the nomination. 

This is the first time Brewster or McCarthy has received academic all-league honors. Brewster was also named to the First Team All-Patriot League.

Brewster has maintained a 3.90 grade point average as an accounting major at Holy Cross. McCarthy holds a 3.65 grade point average with a psychology major and will attend Yale to get her PhD after graduation. 

2018 Patriot League Softball Scholar Athlete: Jackie Brewster, Holy Cross
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Jilee Schanda, Boston University, Sr.
Emma Wong, Boston University, Sr.
Raeanne Geffert, Bucknell, So.
Virginia Irby, Colgate, So.
Kyle Griswold, Colgate, Sr. 
Jackie Brewster, Holy Cross, Jr. 
Mandy McCarthy, Holy Cross, Sr. 
Maddie Wensel, Lafayette, Jr.
Brooke Wensel, Lafayette, Jr.
Carolyn Wright, Lehigh, Sr. 
Parker Boyd, Lehigh, So. 
Nicole Yozzo, Lehigh, Sr.




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