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    NFHCA Recognizes 10 'Cats on All-Academic Squad

    NUSPORTSDOTCOM Senior Megan Jamieson was one of 10 'Cats to be selected to the NFHCA All-Academic team.
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    Senior Megan Jamieson was one of 10 'Cats to be selected to the NFHCA All-Academic team.
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    March 5, 2012

    EVANSTON, Ill. -- Ten Wildcats were recently selected to the 2011 Gladiator by SGI / NFHCA Collegiate National Academic Squad due to their outstanding performances off the pitch. The National Academic Squad recognizes student-athletes who have achieved a cumulative GPA of 3.30 or higher through the first semester of the 2011-12 academic year.

    In 2011, the National Field Hockey Coaches Association recognized Northwestern as having the highest team GPA among Division I schools and selected a program-record 15 'Cats to the All-Academic squad.

    A complete list of NU honorees is below:

    Sherilyn DeStefano • Jr. • South Kingston, R.I.
    Shannon Disbrow • Jr. • Potomac, Md.
    Catherine Franklin • So. • Dallas, Texas
    Megan Jamieson • Sr. • Toledo, Ohio
    Maria Kovalchuk • So. • Pittsburgh, Pa.
    Kaylee Pohlmeyer • Sr. • Severna Park, Md.
    Julia Retzky • So. • Lake Forest, Ill.
    Claire Thompson • Sr. • San Jose, Calif.
    Kelsey Thompson • So. • Ann Arbor, Mich.
    Kristin Wirtz • So. • Oak Park, Ill.

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