GILBERT, Ariz. – The University of Scranton field hockey team was well-represented on the 2017 Zag Field Hockey/NFHCA Division III National Academic Squad as 15 Royals were named to the squad.
The Division III National Academic Squad program recognizes those student-athletes who have achieved a cumulative GPA of 3.30 or higher through the first semester of the 2017-18 academic year.
Scranton's honorees this year include three seniors, five juniors, four sophomores, and there freshmen.
Juniors: Julie Burrill (New City, N.Y./Clarkstown South), Erin Dolphin (Orangeburg, N.Y./Pearl River), Katherine McVeagh (Flourtown, Pa./Springfield Township), Cyan Scarduzio (Ossining, N.Y./Ossining), and Elizabeth Tolley (Brookside, N.J./West Morris Mendham)
Sophomores: Lauren Earnshaw (Audubon, Pa./Methacton), Nicolette Keale (Wall Township, N.J./Wall), Claire McAllister (Plymouth Meeting, Pa./Plymouth-Whitemarsh), and Brianna Witt (Sloatsburg, N.Y./Suffern).
McVeagh, McAllister, and Amentler were recently honored as Zag Field Hockey/NFHCA Division III Scholars of Distinction for achieving a cumulative GPA of 3.90 or higher through the first semester of the 2017-18 academic year
The Royals' team was also recently honored with the 2017 Zag Field Hockey/NFHCA Division III National Academic Team Award for posting a team GPA of 3.0 or higher in the fall semester.
Over 1,700 student-athletes representing 149 schools were honored on Thursday as members of the 2017 Division III National Academic Squad.
The complete listing of the 2017 Zag Field Hockey/NFHCA Division III National Academic Squad can be viewed by clicking here.