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    Northwestern Earns NFCA Team, Individual Scholar Honors

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    Now a member of the prestigious fraternity of Sports Information Directors, 2013 graduate Kristin Scharkey is one of nine Wildcats from the 2013 squad to be named an NFCA All-America Scholar.

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    Now a member of the prestigious fraternity of Sports Information Directors, 2013 graduate Kristin Scharkey is one of nine Wildcats from the 2013 squad to be named an NFCA All-America Scholar.
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    Oct. 7, 2013

    EVANSTON, Ill. -- Northwestern was named a 2012-13 NFCA Division I All-Academic Team while nine Wildcats student-athletes earned individual Scholar All-America honors from the NFCA, the organization announced today (Oct. 7).

    NU's team GPA last season of 3.33 earned the squad its All-Academic Team nod. The nine student-athletes on the roster named Scholar All-America were honored after earning grad point averages of more than 3.50.

    Honorees are: Sammy Albanese (Belmont, Calif./Castilleja), Emily Allard (Antioch, Calif./Antioch), Marisa Bast (Orange, Calif./Villa Park), Julia Kuhn (Middletown, N.J./Middletown South), Mari Majam (Pine Valley, Calif./Mountain Empire) Amanda Mehrsheikh (Chesterfield, Mo./Parkway Central), Kristin Scharkey (Yorba Linda, Calif./Esperanza), Paige Tonz (Peoria, Ariz./Centennial) and Lauren Tyndall (Edmond, Okla./Edmond Memorial).

     

     

    For a complete list of the All-Academic Teams in NCAA Division I, visit this page at NFCA.org. For the list of individual NCAA Division I Scholar All-Americans, click on over to this page at NFCA.org.

    Northwestern recently wrapped up its fall ball portion of the 2013-14 season and has moved into its famous "Phase II" part of the year. The regular season opens Feb. 7-9 at the Kajikawa Classic in Tempe, Ariz.

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