GLEN ALLEN, Va. — A program-record 15 Washington College field hockey student-athletes have been named to the 2016 National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) Division III Academic Squad, including three who were also named Scholars of Distinction. In addition, the Shorewomen have received an NFHCA Division III Academic Team Award.
Student-athletes selected for the Academic Squad have been nominated by their coaches and have attained a minimum overall grade-point average of at least 3.30 through the first semester of the 2016-17 academic year. Student-athletes named as Scholars of Distinction have been nominated by their coaches and have attained a minimum overall grade-point average of at least 3.90 through the first semester of the 2016-17 academic year. Programs receiving an Academic Team Award achieved a team grade-point average of 3.0 or better.
Sophomore Natalie Theriault (West Deptford, N.J./West Deptford) and freshmen Lauren Resh (Nazareth, Pa./Nazareth Area) and Jessie Willey (Salisbury, Md./Parkside) were all named Scholars of Distinction and qualified for the Academic Squad for the first time.
Seniors Elizabeth Davis (Earleville, Md./Bohemia Manor), Allison Remenapp (Woodbine, Md./Century), and Jen Tordella (New Castle, Del./William Penn) all qualified for the Academic Squad for the fourth year in a row. Junior Katie Arnold (Hockessin, Del./Wilmington Christian) qualified for the Academic Squad for the third year in a row. Sophomores Olivia Auer (Forest Hill, Md./Bel Air), Kerrigan Buck (Dalton, Pa./Lackawanna Trail), and Morgan Domanico (Bel Air, Md./Bel Air) qualified for the second time, while sophomores Claire Ingersoll (Chestertown, Md./Gunston School) and Sabrina Jenkins (Annapolis, Md./Annapolis), and freshmen Sophie Grabiec (Newport, Pa./Newport), Abigail McGowan (Wilmington, Del./Padua Academy), and Kylie Weiss (Warminster, Pa./William Tennet) were first-time Academic Squad qualifiers.