NFHCA Honors Six Aggies On Academic Squad

Kristen Lopez was one of six Aggies honored for academic achievement.

March 15, 2012

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DAVIS, Calif. - Six outstanding members of the UC Davis field hockey team were honored recently for achievements in the classroom with recognition on the 2011 Gladiator by SGI/NFHCA Division I National Academic Squad.

Student-athletes with at least 3.30 cumulative GPA's through the fall quarter or semester at their institutions are eligible for recognition on the academic squad.

Honored for UC Davis were seniors Sarah Schneider (chemistry) and Kristen Lopez (exercise biology), juniors Kelly Dudek (civil engineering), Amanda Marinac (communication) and Emily Mecke (environmental science & management), and freshman Emily Costa (pre-managerial economics).

Schneider, Dudek and Mecke are repeat honorees on the team which is administered by the National Field Hockey Coaches Association.