Nine Named To NFHCA Academic Squad, Devine Earns Scholar Of Distinction
WORCESTER, Mass. – The Holy Cross field hockey team had nine student-athletes named to the NFHCA National Academic Squad. In addition, freshman Emily Devine was named an NFHCA Scholar of Distinction for achieving a GPA of 3.90 or higher during the fall semester. In order to make the academic squad, a student-athlete must have a GPA of 3.30 or higher during the fall semester.
Senior Rachel Lapar earned a spot on the academic squad for the fourth time, becoming the 10th player in program history to receive the honor all four years. Junior Suzanne Noone earned the honor for the third time in her career, while juniors Lauren Ineson and Molly McGill were selected for the second time. First-time honorees included Devine along with freshmen Minke Koomen, Emma Skumurski, Olivia Venezia and Kristen Weber.
The Crusaders also earned the NFHCA National Academic Team Award for earning a team GPA over 3.0 during the fall semester. Over 960 student-athletes representing 76 schools were named to the academic squad, while 139 earned Scholar of Distinction honors.