LANCASTER, Pa. – Nine Franklin & Marshall field hockey players landed on the 2016-17 Zag Field Hockey/NFHCA National Academic Squad, announced Thursday by the NFHCA. The Diplomats also received the National Academic Team Award, earned by teams with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
The National Academic Squad recognizes student-athletes who have achieved a GPA of 3.30 or higher through the fall semester of the 2016-17 academic year.
Seniors Katherine Kistler, Sarah Powell, and Jenn Silverman all earned the honor for the fourth time, while Sarah Schannauer and Emily Nagle both earned the award for the second time. Nicole Bodo, Caitlin Morrissey, Claire Murphy, and Katie O'Loughlin were all named for the first time.
F&M has now earned team honors from the NFHCA for five consecutive years, posting a team GPA of 3.31 during the 2016 fall term.