FAIRFIELD, Conn. – The Sacred Heart women's lacrosse program has been named a 2018 Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association Zag Sports Academic Honor Squad for the 2017-18 academic year.
To qualify, a program must have a 3.0 team grade point average or higher for the academic year. Three hundred schools across all three NCAA divisions and the NAIA earned the honor. The women's lacrosse program remained excellent in the classroom, with a 3.465 GPA in 2017-18 and since Fall 2014 have exceeded a 3.39 GPA in every semester.
The Pioneers also had eight student-athletes named to the 2018 IWLCA Zag Sports Division I Academic Honor Roll. Dominique Anselmin (Biology), Erin Coutts (Occupational Therapy), Averi Farhat (Business Management), Olivia Mittleman (Communications), Alyssa Pearce (Occupational Therapy), Caroline Speicher (Psychology), Hanna Wise (Criminal Justice) and Blair Yesko (Biochemistry) all earned the honor with a cumulative GPA of 3.50 or higher.