The Lady Monarchs received the NFHCA National Academic Team Award.
The Lady Monarchs received the NFHCA National Academic Team Award.
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ODU Field Hockey Earns NFHCA National Academic Team Award

March 08, 2017
By ODU Athletics

CHANDLER, Ariz. -- The Old Dominion field hockey team was honored by the National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) this week for earning the National Academic Team Award, given to all teams that achieved a GPA of 3.0 or higher during the fall semester.

Brown University registered the highest team GPA for the fall semester, while Hofstra, VCU, Bryant, American, Ball State and Temple rounded out the top five. 

The Lady Monarchs posted a 3.36 GPA in the fall semester of 2016, while 12 student-athletes made the Dean's List including: Megan Byas, Julia Demeester, Lacey Frazier, Danielle Grega, Erin Huffman, Jess Miller, Kristie Robles, Kealsie Robles, Carrie Sensenig, Ashleigh Thomas and Kristen Vick

The National Academic Squad includes all student-athletes with a cumulative GPA of 3.3 or higher through the first semester, while the Scholars of Distinction have a cumulative GPA of 3.9 or higher through the first semester. Both will be released by the NFHCA next Wednesday, March 15. 

Zag Field Hockey/NFHCA Division I National Academic Team Award

Top Five Performers                                                      Team GPA

1. Brown University                                                      3.78
2. Hofstra University                                                     3.67
3. Virginia Commonwealth University                       3.58
4. Bryant University                                                      3.57
5. American University                                                 3.56
    Ball State University                                                 3.56
    Temple University                                                     3.56                 

Programs with a Team GPA of 3.0 or Higher

University at Albany
American University
Appalachian State University
Ball State University
Boston College
Boston University
Brown University
Bryant University
Bucknell University
University of California Davis
University of California
Central Michigan University
Colgate University
Columbia University
University of Connecticut
Cornell University
Dartmouth College
University of Delaware
Drexel University
Duke University
Fairfield University
Georgetown University
Harvard University
College of Holy Cross
Indiana University
Kent State University
La Salle University
Lafayette College
Lehigh University
Liberty University
LIU Brooklyn
Lock Haven University
Longwood University
University of Louisville
University of Maine
University of Maryland
University of Massachusetts
University of Massachusetts Lowell
Miami University
Michigan State University
University of Michigan
Missouri State University
Monmouth University
University of New Hampshire
University of North Carolina
Northeastern University
Northwestern University
Ohio State University
Ohio University
Old Dominion University
University of the Pacific
Penn State University
University of Pennsylvania
Princeton University
Providence College
Quinnipiac University
University of Richmond
Rider University
Rutgers University
Sacred Heart University
Saint Francis University
Saint Joseph’s University
Saint Louis University
Siena College
Stanford University
Syracuse University
Temple University
Towson University
University of Vermont
Villanova University
Virginia Commonwealth University
University of Virginia
Wake Forest University
College of William & Mary
Yale University

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