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    Wildcats Earn NFHCA Academic Honors

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    Shannon Disbrow was named to the NFHCA National Academic Squad for the fourth time in her career.

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    Shannon Disbrow was named to the NFHCA National Academic Squad for the fourth time in her career.
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    March 6, 2013

    EVANSTON, Ill. - Eleven members of the Northwestern field hockey program have been honored by the National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) by being named to the 2012 Gladiator by SGI/NFHCA Division I National Academic Squad.

    To qualify for selection to the NFHCA National Academic Squad, a student-athlete must have compiled a GPA of at least 3.30 during the first academic period of the 2012-13 school year.

    In addition, Chelsea Armstrong and Maria Kovalchuk were recognized as Scholars of Distinction for having achieved a cumulative GPA of 3.90 or higher through the first semester of the 2012-13 academic year.

    Northwestern was honored with the National Academic Team Award. The honor is bestowed upon each team that achieved a team grade-point average of 3.0 or higher during the first semester of the 2012-13 academic year.

    NU individuals named to the NFHCA Academic Squad include:

    Chelsea Armstrong, Gr.
    Shannon Disbrow, Sr.*
    Tara Gordon, Fr.
    Kelsey Gradwohl, Fr.
    Maria Kovalchuk, Jr.
    Kaylee Pohlmeyer, Gr.*
    Julia Retzky, Jr.
    Kelley Stump, Fr.
    Kelsey Thompson, Jr.
    Kirsten Ward, Fr.
    Kristin Wirtz, Jr.

     

     

    *four-year recipients

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