May 25, 2006

Three Crusaders Named To Academic All-District Team

May 25, 2006

WORCESTER, Mass. - Three Holy Cross student-athletes have been selected to the 2005-2006 ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District I at-large teams, it was announced by the College Sports Information Directors of America. Senior Sony Kuhn (Cincinnati, Ohio) was a first team selection, while senior Tyler McGregor (Ajax, Ontario) and senior Sarah Wetherbee (Canton, Mass.) were both named to the second team. The teams are comprised of players from Division I schools in the states of Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island and Vermont. The women's team includes players from the sports of bowling, fencing, golf, gymnastics, field hockey, ice hockey, lacrosse, rifle, rowing, skiing, tennis and water polo, while the men's team consists of athletes in fencing, golf, gymnastics, ice hockey, lacrosse, rifle, skiing, tennis, volleyball, water polo and wrestling.

Kuhn, a member of the field hockey team, earns first team Academic All-District honors for the second time, after previously being named to the team in 2004-2005. She is a four-time NFHCA Division I Academic team and four-time Patriot League Academic Honor Roll selection, in addition to twice being named second team All-Patriot League. This season, Kuhn started 18 games in goal, recording nine wins and one shutout, while posting a .735 save percentage. Over the course of her career, she totaled 244 saves, and currently ranks fifth in program history with nine career shutouts. In the classroom, Kuhn has an overall grade point average of 3.93 while majoring in biology.

McGregor, a member of the men's ice hockey team, earned third team All-America honors this year, after leading Holy Cross to the quarterfinals of the NCAA Tournament with a 4-3 overtime victory over Minnesota. The Atlantic Hockey Player of the Year and the Atlantic Hockey Sportsmanship Award winner, McGregor led the Crusaders in goals (26) and points (54) this season, while he was tied for second on the team in assists (28). His 0.68 goals per game ranked him sixth in the country, while his 1.42 points per game were seventh nationally. McGregor concluded his Holy Cross career with 70 goals and 67 assists for 137 points in 143 games, and is tied for 15th all-time at Holy Cross in points and is second in games played. In the classroom, McGregor has an overall grade point average of 3.31 while majoring in psychology.

Wetherbee, a member of the women's ice hockey team, led the squad in scoring with 13 goals and 10 assists for 23 points. She was an honorable mention All-ECAC East selection this year, after being a first team all-conference selection in 2002-2003 and 2003-2004, and a second team all-league honoree in 2004-2005. For her career, Wetherbee skated in 102 games for the Crusaders, amassing 129 points. She graduates as the all-time leading point scorer in Holy Cross history, while also setting all-time school records for both goals (66) and assists (63). A three-time selection to the ECAC East All-Academic team, Wetherbee has an overall grade point average of 3.74 in the classroom, while majoring in English.