24 Pioneers Named to 2013-14 MAAC Honor Roll

FAIRFIELD, CONN. (July 15, 2014)—Twenty-four Sacred Heart University student-athletes were named to the Metro Atlantic Athletic Association 2013-14 Academic Honor Roll, which was announced Tuesday morning. A MAAC associate member for two of its 32 athletic programs, SHU saw 13 members of the field hockey team and 11 rowers honored for their work in the classroom.

To be eligible for the MAAC Academic Honor Roll, a student-athlete must hold a cumulative grade point average of 3.20 or higher on a 4.0 scale. The Honor Roll is open to both full-time and associate members. All 25 sports that the conference sponsors are represented on this year’s Honor Roll.

The MAAC, headquartered in Edison, N.J., consists of 11 member institution: Canisius College, Fairfield University, Iona College, Manhattan College, Marist College, Monmouth University, Niagara University, Quinnipiac University, Rider University, Saint Peter's University and Siena College. ANC Sports Enterprises is the league’s marketing consultant and has the exclusive sales rights to the MAAC.  For more on the conference please visit, www.maacsports.com. Follow the MAAC on Facebook and Twitter: @MAACSports.

Complete list of Pioneers on the MAAC Academic Honor Roll:

Name Sport 2013-14 Year Hometown
Mary Altepeter Field Hockey Sophomore Chesterfield, MO
Sarah Bergman Field Hockey Junior Blandon, PA
Liz Bergman Field Hockey Junior Blandon, PA
Rachel Claroni Field Hockey Sophomore Hershey, PA
Jacqueline Delannoy Field Hockey Freshman New Egypt, NJ
Nichole Dobachesky Field Hockey Sophomore Medway, MA
Stephanie Frye Field Hockey Senior Walpole, MA
Danielle Gallagher Field Hockey Freshman Clayton, DE
Nicole Granito Field Hockey Freshman Matawan, NJ
Lauren Harrison Field Hockey Freshman Oxford, MD
Christine Mace Field Hockey Sophomore Norwalk, CT
Jenn O'Malley Field Hockey Senior Boston, MA
Caitlyn Slusser Field Hockey Junior Milford, NJ
Kelly Brown Rowing Sophomore Burlington, MA
Christie Colucci Rowing Sophomore Danbury, CT
Kimberly D'Adamo Rowing Sophomore Bronx, NY
Christina Fratto Rowing Sophomore Poughkeepsie, NY
Samantha O'Brien Rowing Sophomore Trumbull, CT
Kaitlyn Blanda Rowing Senior Huntington, NY
Morgan Clemente Rowing Graduate Bayonne, NJ
Gerelyn Garcia Rowing Senior Dumont, NJ
Alissa Kneeland Rowing Senior Basking Ridger, NJ
Allison McClusker Rowing Senior Hingham, MA
Jaclyn Smith Rowing Senior Williston Park, NY